Program Manager (Research Communication and Outreach)

Senior-level , Full-time staff position
Posted on 14 May 2018

Job Description

  • Opportunity to contribute to evidence-based policy and program development in and on the Pacific region, through high-quality research communication and outreach.
  • World class research environment
  • Build relationships with stakeholders across research, government and development partner communities

The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) is seeking an experienced research communications specialist to lead its communication and outreach efforts.

The Program Manager (Research Communication and Outreach) will develop a high-quality communications strategy to effectively communicate DPA research in line with the expected outcomes of the PRP. They will work closely with DPA researchers to communicate in-depth research on critical development issues to a diverse audience, including through new research outputs they will be responsible for developing. They will also provide expert advice to the DPA Management Committee on matters relating to research communications and outreach.

About the Organization

The Australian National University (ANU) is one of the world’s foremost research universities. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, the University attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world.

The ANU College of Asia and the Pacific (CAP) leads intellectual engagement with the Asia-Pacific region through research, teaching and contributions to public debate, and seeks to set the international standard for scholarship concerning the region.

The Department of Pacific Affairs (DPA) is a vibrant research unit within the Coral Bell School of Asia Pacific Affairs. The Department is the leading international centre for applied research into contemporary governance issues in the Pacific. In addition to its scholarly goals, DPA maintains a strong commitment to active engagement with policy communities in the region and Australia.

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