Extension Coordinator

Perth, Australia
07 Nov 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Fixed-term, full time until January 2019
  • $86, 897 - $93,413 (G07)

We believe that investing in dedicated people and their ideas will make tomorrow better. With this in mind, Curtin University is offering an Extension Coordinator position within the Centre for Crop and Disease Management (CCDM).

As an Extension Coordinator, your role will support the Program Leader in coordinating the development and delivery of extension and engagement activities, in addition to promoting and enhancing the CCDMs image and reputation through media and events related activities.

This outstanding opportunity will allow you to be responsible for the development and delivery of extension materials and processes, stakeholder engagement, media liaison, a range of writing tasks and the coordination of high-profile activities and events that assist the CCDM and other areas within Curtin.

To be successful you will have a tertiary qualification in Agricultural Science / Agribusiness or equivalent with subsequent relevant experience or an equivalent combination of relevant work experience and/or education/training.
Demonstrated ability to identify, develop and implement effective Agricultural Extension strategies, with a demonstrated understanding of Adult Learning, coupled with an understanding of the operations and priorities of both print and electronic media is paramount to your success in this position.

The CCDM is a national research centre co-supported by Curtin University and the Grains Research and Development Corporation (GRDC). Launched in 2014, the centre’s major aim is to reduce the economic impact of crop disease for Australian growers.

The salary ranges presented are those which are contained within the University's Enterprise Agreements; as are the employee benefits which include employer superannuation contribution at the rate of the current Government Superannuation Guarantee amount up to 17 percent, study assistance, a comprehensive salary packaging and wellness programs and flexible and family friendly work practices.

John Noonan, Senior Lecturer, School of Science, on telephone 089266 4507

Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.

Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at anytime.

Applications Close: 5 pm, Monday 20 November 2017