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Career opportunities

The Lowitja Institute has a long history of delivering positive impact by putting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people at the heart of research. After 21 years of funding via the Cooperative Research Centre Programme, the Institute has now secured ongoing funding and has a bright, positive period ahead. This provides flexibility and emerging opportunities to have even greater impact. 

Chief Executive Officer

We are looking for a Chief Executive Officer to drive transformational change that will realise the Institute’s ambition to deliver high impact benefit for the health and wellbeing of Australia’s First Peoples. A leader who is recognised nationally, brings an entrepreneurial spirit and delivers on the Institute’s strategy and operations. In doing so, the CEO will harness and grow the reputation and influence of the Institute as a leading organisation in Australia and internationally.

This positions is identified for an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander person only. For an initial discussion, please contact Ms Catherine Richards, Director of Corporate Services on t: 03 8341 550.

Applications, addressing the selection criteria and submitted through the Lowitja Institute website, must be received by 5:00pm AEST, Thursday 28 February 2019 (extended date).