Project Officer (casual)

Casual employment, $36ph + 10% superannuation

Position Summary

The Project Officer(s) support Ngalaya to implement its First Nations legal career pathways project by November 2021. Ngalaya is developing digital resources for its website and other channels to support First Nations people considering a legal career. Ngalaya hopes to transform its website to be a one-stop-shop for information about getting into a law degree, studying law, accessing support, getting work opportunities, and pursuing a legal career after law school.

The Project Officer role is flexible and self-driven, working closely with Ngalaya’s Executive Director.

The Project Officer(s) will develop resources targeted at First Nations young people (but widely applicable) to guide them through the risks, rewards, pitfalls, opportunities, and deadlines for pursuing a career in the law. This can range from text guides and resources for the Ngalaya website to filmed webinars/interviews with First Nations law students, graduates, and lawyers.

The Project Officer(s) will be responsible for researching, designing, and developing content in a creative and accessible way.

Desirable skills and experience:

  • Knowledge of the Australian legal education system and legal career pathways.
  • Lived experience of pursuing a legal education or career.
  • Excellent plain English writing skills.
  • Experience working in WordPress, or similar content management systems.
  • Strong time management skills and an ability with minimal direction.
  • Experience in developing digital media.
  • Experience in designing a qualitative survey.

Application process

To apply for this position, email a copy of your CV, academic transcript (if a current student), and a cover letter outlining why you would be a good fit for the role to Jason O’Neil, Executive Director at jason.oneil@ngalaya.org.au. Applicants are encouraged to provide an example of previous work that might be relevant to the role.

Applicants are encouraged to apply as soon as possible for an immediate start. Applications will be considered until Friday 30 July.