New Position Available: ILF Literacy Program Manager

New Position Available: ILF Literacy Program Manager

We're excited to announce a fantastic new opportunity to work with us. Details below including instructions for application.  



  • Sydney based full-time role with travel to remote communities
  • Educator / Teacher / Librarian / Early Learning / Project Manager
  • Not-for-profit organisation
  • $80,000 plus not-for profit salary packaging and benefits
  • Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply
  • Full-time role managing the literacy-based programs for the Indigenous Literacy Foundation. Work with a dedicated and well-respected small team to create positive outcomes throughout Australia.


  • Deliver ILF’s core literacy programs.
  • Identify opportunities to address literacy needs within remote communities.
  • Prepare detailed reports/proposals for such programs for the Board’s approval.
  • Manage the delivery of approved projects with the communities.
  • Organise field trips/workshops for ambassadors and key stakeholders which form the basis of creating new books.
  • Act as spokesperson and advocate in the broader community.
  • Manage and mentor program supervisors.

Personal Attributes:

  • Proactive, energetic, highly motivated, organised with practical project management skills.
  • Personal interest in increasing literacy levels throughout Australia.
  • Excellent written and spoken communication.
  • Ability to initiate and develop partnerships.
  • University qualification in related field.
  • Experience working in remote communities.
  • Must hold a current drivers licence and have a ‘working with children’ and police check.


  • 9 – 5pm with flexibility; immediate start; full-time
  • Close to Broadway

To apply:

  • All interested candidates are requested to send their CV with a cover letter addressing the Personal Attributes above, and two referees to Kirsten at  Applications close 1 December 2018.

  • Posted 20 November, 2018

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