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For all job details, download the relevant job pack.

ACON is an EEO employer and encourages people with HIV, in particular, to apply.

How To Apply

1) Download and follow the instructions within the relevant job pack.

2) Download and complete the ACON Employment Application form

3) Address the selection criteria as outlined in the job pack.

4) Submit a copy of your resume (CV) including referees and cover letter.

5) Email your complete application to vacancy@acon.org.au

Application Checklist

Before you submit your application, ensure you have the following:

  • Completed ACON Employment Application form
  • Document addressing the selection criteria as outlined in the position description
  • Copy of your resume (CV) including referees
  • Cover letter

 

Current Vacancies

Associate Director, National HIV & Sexual Health Education Program

The National HIV & Sexual Health Education Program is a joint project of ACON and VAC to create the pre-eminent Australian online resource for gay men and other men who have sex with men on issues related to blood borne virus prevention – with a focus on HIV and sexually transmitted infections. The program will be delivered by a small team whose members will be located at ACON’s offices in Sydney and VAC’s offices in Melbourne.

The Associate Director, National HIV & Sexual Health Education Programs will be employed by ACON and will be located in ACON’s Office in Surry Hills, NSW.  You will have overall responsibility for all program deliverables and outcomes. Your expertise, passion and leadership will be key attributes that will underpin your success in this role.

This is a significant, nationally focused role and will drive engagement and innovation in building the sexual health literacy of gay men and other men who have sex with men. You will be responsible for the planning, delivery and evaluation of a full range of online sexual health education initiatives and campaigns to gay men across Australia.

The successful candidate will have proven experience in social marketing, advertising, digital, social media, experiential campaign planning, implementation and evaluation. The ability to deal with stakeholders at all levels, from community members to government departments, and to translate their diverse needs into a comprehensive array of online solutions is essential.  A client service orientation and pride in performance are key attributes required for the role.

If you’re looking for work that makes a real difference, this could be the position for you.

This full-time position (35 hrs/wk) is offered on a two year contract and is based in Sydney.
Applications close 5pm Monday, 18 July 2016.

Download: Associate Director, National HIV & Sexual Health Education Program Job Pack (123 kb)

For more information about the role, please contact Karen Price, Deputy CEO, on 02 9206 2000.

 

Workplace Education and Relationship Manager, Pride in Diversity

  • Are you a business professional passionate about Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, Transgender and Intersex (LGBTI) workplace inclusion?
  • Do you have significant experience in developing workplace diversity strategies, LGBTI employee networks and/or inclusion initiatives?
  • Do you have experience in learning & development facilitation, organisational development and/or human resources? 

If you enjoy a fast paced, busy role, with a strong team focus, this job could be for you.

We’re looking for a self-motivated, highly efficient and passionate individual with corporate experience in LGBTI inclusion. Available due significant program growth, this position is one of four responsible for managing member organisation portfolios across all major industries and sectors.

This role incorporates a variety of tasks including relationship management, training & facilitation, strategy development, HR consulting and public events in addition to cross team support and hands-on assistance with all aspects of the program.

The successful applicant will need to be comfortable working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment with limited resources and funding.  You must be comfortable working in a small team where roles overlap and a positive collaborative team player who’s willing to assist other team members when required.

Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are required along with a professional presentation and sound working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications. The ideal candidate must be able to travel nationally and participate in the occasional evening event.

Pride in Diversity sits within our suite of programs and is Australia’s national not-for-profit employer support program specifically designed to assist employers with all aspects of LGBTI inclusion.

Pride in Diversity is also the publisher of the Australian Workplace Equality Index (AWEI), Australia’s national LGBTI workplace inclusion benchmarking instrument from which the Prestigious Top 20 Employers for LGBTI Employees are announced annually.

This position is full-time (35 hrs/wk) and based in Sydney.
Applications close 5pm Monday, 27 June 2016.

All applications must include a completed application form, a document addressing the Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume.

Download: Workplace Education & Relationship Manager, Pride in Diversity Job Pack (72kb)

For more information on the role, please contact Senior Program Manager, Ross Wetherbee on (02) 9206 2000.

Community Health Promotion Officer – Regional Outreach

We’re looking for someone who will enhance the delivery of ACON’s services across Southern NSW by using their skills in health promotion and adult education to develop appropriate responses to the identified needs of local LGBTI communities.

Excellent interpersonal skills and understanding of regional community development will be essential to the development and evaluation of programs with an emphasis on the health and wellbeing of people with HIV and the LGBTI community.

The successful applicant will also work in partnership with other ACON projects to ensure effective program delivery to our regional and rural communities through and outreach model of service delivery.

The successful applicant will need to be comfortable working in a fast paced, ever-changing environment with limited resources and funding.  You must be comfortable working in a small team where roles overlap and a positive collaborative team player who’s willing to assist other team members when required.

Excellent written, verbal and presentation skills are required. You must be willing and able to frequently travel state-wide and participate in the occasional evening event.

This position is full-time (35 hrs/wk) and based in Sydney.
Applications close 5pm Monday, 4 July 2016.

All applications must include a completed application form, a document addressing the Selection Criteria and a copy of your resume.

Download: Community Health Promotion Officer, Regional Outreach Job Pack (71kb)

For more information on the role, please contact Director, Community Health and Regional Services, Shannon Wright on (02) 9206 2000.

 

Find Out More

For more information about ACON recruitment, please contact ACON’s Human Resources Team:
vacancy@acon.org.au
(02) 9206 2000