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National Programs Manager (Shell Questacon Science Circus)

Why join us?

Questacon is Australia’s national centre for science and technology with a mission to inspire and engage all Australians in science, technology and innovation. For over 30 years the Shell Questacon Science Circus has been a flagship national touring program visiting regional and remote communities. To this day the founding partners of Questacon, the Australian National University and Shell continue to deliver the programme.

If you have the skills, experience and drive to lead the teams responsible for this remarkable programme then this is an opportunity to assist us in preparing the Science Circus for the next 30 years.

This is a 12 month non-ongoing role with the option for another 12 months depending on business requirements.

What we’re looking for

The successful candidate will have:

Key Requirements

The impact you’ll have

Over the next 12 months the Shell Questacon Science Circus has tours planned to Tasmania, South Australia and Far North Queensland. While most of the planning for these tours is underway there will need to be planning for 2018 undertaken.

At the same time there is work around possibly reimagining the Science Circus model beyond 2017 in conjunction with ANU.

Sound like you? Apply now!

You are required to complete your application online. Aligning your responses with the above skills and attributes, provide:

  1. An explanation of how your skills, knowledge and experience will be relevant to this role. (limit your response to 300 – 500 words)
  2. Detail about three (3) professional achievements, within the last 5 years, that you are proud of and demonstrate your ability to do this role. (limit your response to 300 – 500 words)

You are also required to provide your current CV with your application. (CVs must be in .doc, .docx, or .pdf format) #LI-TW1

Learn more about the department

For more information or to apply visit the Department of Industry, Innovation and Science website.