Join Our Team!

Are you passionate about young people's health and wellbeing? We're looking for some fabulous, creative and motivated individuals to join our team! The newly established Young and Resilient Research Centre at the Institute for Culture and Society is hiring a Programs and Partnerships Manager and a Senior Research Officer. Applications close 17 June 2019.

The Programs and Partnerships Manager is responsible for managing and helping to strategically grow the overarching program of research and the day to day management of research support team activities in the Centre. This role will work closely with Young and Resilient’s Director(s) along with the Institute Research Director, Institute Manager and Senior Business Development Manager and be responsible for the start-up phase of the Young and Resilient Research Centre and building/ consolidating the necessary relationships internal and external to Western Sydney University to secure our success. This role will also support research leads across the innovative and diverse project streams, including the development of new grant proposals. The Young and Resilient Research Centre’s Programs and Partnerships Manager will also be responsible for oversight of a ‘light’ Project Management Office (PMO) to support delivery of research projects. 

The Senior Research Officer will work closely with Young and Resilient’s Programs and Partnerships Manager, Research Program Leaders, School-Based Researchers, the ICS Manager and the ICS Administration Team to provide research guidance and development support across the Research Centre with a primary focus on engagement; project administration and grant development activities. The Senior Research Officer will be responsible for undertaking primary research, gathering research materials and data, publications, data entry and analysis, preparation of reports, organising meetings and events, and preparing and tracking budgets. The incumbent will also be responsible for pre and post-award management, financial management and other administrative duties across Young and Resilient’s projects. 

Lilly Moody