This is no ordinary opportunity.

Our Program Coordinator as the power to change the lives of millions of children across the World.

This is a unique and important role within our organisation working to bring lasting positive impact in the lives of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children through coordinating the design and delivery of Library For All’s Aboriginal and Torre Strait Islander programming.

We are looking for an experience professional who thrives in a highly innovative, agile, and high performing environment, and shares our passion for delivering better educational outcomes for children using technology as an enabler.

We’ve already changed the lives of more than 250,000 children , and with your help we can grow that to 20 million before the end of this decade.

Library For All is no ordinary Not-for-Profit.

As a social enterprise of Save the Children Australia, our mission is to make knowledge accessible to all equally. We have a proud history of using technology to disrupt traditional publishing models, and leverage innovation in our everyday work to deliver meaningful change for children’s education around the world. As a trusted partner to many of the world’s leading development agencies, we’re laser-focused on scaling our impact to create measurable change for millions more children.

Where you come in:

In this full-time, 12-monbth fixed term contract, you will be based in Melbourne, Sydney or Brisbane, and have responsibility for creating positive impact for children in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities. Coordinating education related programming a nd booking publishing activities, you will be a key part of our Program Services Team and report to our Head of Program Services.

You will make an impact by:

  • Coordinating the design and delivery of Library For All’s programming with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities,
  • Identifying and delivering opportunities including responding to new funding opportunities and reporting on current opportunities to create greater impact,
  • Management of program budgets and ensuring timely and quality delivery of program outputs, and
  • Coordination monitoring & evaluation and reporting as part of our Program Services team.

Does this sound like you?

…You identify as an Australian Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander* and are an experienced program professional in the field of language, education delivery, and or literacy initiatives with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities in Australia. Have exceptional interpersonal skills and a flexible communication style and a proven ability to set and achieve bold goals, while working autonomously in a fast-growing organization with strong ambitions

*Note: This position is to be only open to Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander applicants. The filling of this position is intended to constitute a special/equal opportunity measure under section 8(1) of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975 (Cth), and section 57 of the Anti-Discrimination Act 1996.

This role requires:

  • Experience working in the field of language, education delivery, literacy initiatives or aid programming,
  • Experience in a Program Coordinator role in community development, library services or an education related environment,
  • Demonstrated awareness of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander and cross-cultural community needs and sensitivities related to working in a cross-cultural environment,
  • Demonstrated ability to lead teams and manage people.

Working at Library For All is more than just a job.

It’s the feeling of knowing that your work is contributing to making the world a better place for children and working with others who feel the same.

In addition to working at the leading edge of education technology alongside a team of highly engaged professionals you will have access to:

  • A friendly and flexible work environment, including working from home
  • Support for workplace wellness, including access to our Employee Assistance Program (EAP)
  • Full salary packaging benefits (please use this link to see how much this benefit could mean to you!)
  • Additional annual leave options available.

Sound interesting?

We’d love to hear from you. Submit your cover letter and resume by clicking on one of the buttons in the ‘Apply’ section.

Applications close Wednesday 23rd November 2022 at 4pm AEST.

Position Description – Program Coordinator (Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander Program) – First Nations Identified role

Library For All is committed to providing and maintaining a safe working environment for its employees and client groups, consistent with our obligations under OH&S legislation. Successful applicants are required to provide evidence of vaccination against COVID-19, or proof of medical exemption.

We have tested our application process with div erse groups in mind, with the intent to ensure it’s straightforward and accessible for all to apply. Diversity and inclusion are fundamental to our culture and improve our ability to reach our most vulnerable client groups. But we also know there is no one-size fits-all when it comes to recruitment – so if we didn’t quite hit the mark for you, please let us know! We’re dedicated to ensuring Library For All is a workplace suitable for all people and can modify our processes to suit you – no matter your gender, age, disability, sexuality, neurodiversity, culture and beliefs. As a role that utilises the Special Measures conditions of the Racial Discrimination Act 1975, the successful candidate will identify as Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander.

Library For All is a child-safe organisation. All employees are required to undergo a National Police Check, a Working with Children Check where necessary, a nd sign our Child Safeguarding Policy and Code of Conduct. We also support the Inter-Agency Misconduct Disclosure Scheme. You can read about the Scheme and our commitment to Safeguarding here.

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