Current vacancies

5 December 2018

Digital Publishing Officer 

Do you have a knack for creating innovative and engaging content across a range of mediums?

About NCVER

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER) helps promote better understanding and discussion within the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and assists policymakers, practitioners, industry, training providers, and students to make informed decisions.

NCVER is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about VET and the links between education and the labour market more generally. More details of NCVER’s activities are available to read.

About the role

We are seeking an experienced digital publisher who has a creative flair for visual and functional design, combined with high-level writing and verbal communication skills, to help us achieve our mission of delivering products and services that engage, inform and influence all participants in Australia’s VET sector.

Working in a small, highly-productive team, you will be responsible for collaborating with researchers and data analysts to develop targeted, informative and innovative products - from research reports and infographics, to interactive data tools and social media content. Your excellent project management skills and great attention to detail will help you deliver quality products on time and in accordance with NCVER’s brand and style guides.

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Appointment details

  • This role is a full-time, fixed-term (1 year) maternity leave cover based in Adelaide.
  • Generous working conditions.
  • The salary range for this role is $64,800 – $71,400 commensurate with skills and experience.
  • 12% superannuation is payable in addition to salary.

Application details

If this role sounds like you and you have a passion to work in a dynamic, collaborative and professional environment with a successful and influential not-for-profit organisation, we would like to hear from you.

To be considered for this role, please email a statement of claim against the knowledge, skills and experience detailed in the position profile, plus your resume and contact details of two referees to recruitment@ncver.edu.au.

Applications close at 5pm on Thursday 6 December 2018.

Important: a statement of claim against the knowledge, skills and experience in the position profile must accompany your application, otherwise your application will not be considered.

Survey Methodologist and Data Analyst

Statistical roles working with one of Australia's leading providers of quality, independent information on vocational education & training

About NCVER

The National Centre for Vocational Education Research Ltd (NCVER) helps promote better understanding and discussion within the vocational education and training (VET) sector, and assists policymakers, practitioners, industry, training providers, and students to make informed decisions.

NCVER is a professional and independent body responsible for collecting, managing, analysing, evaluating and communicating research and statistics about VET and the links between education and the labour market more generally. More details of NCVER’s activities are available to read.


Survey Methodologist

Position Details

An excellent career opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join NCVER's National Surveys Branch, which is responsible for a major program of national surveys in the vocational education and training sector.  These include an annual survey of student outcomes, a regular survey of employers, and major one-off surveys on topical issues.

Responsibilities

  • Research, develop and implement changes to the methodology of large complex stratified surveys.
  • Make recommendations on optimal samples sizes, sample design, weighting, as well as methods of back casting time series data.
  • Perform quality control procedures to ensure the accuracy of implemented sampling and estimation procedures.
  • Undertake in-depth and advanced analyses involving large and complex data sets, identifying and applying appropriate methodologies, to provide meaningful insights and narrative.
  • Set and achieve priorities, monitor workflow and manage resources to meet objectives.

Required Skills

  • Experience in developing complex stratified survey methodologies, including sample design and weighting.
  • High-level skills in quantitative statistical analysis.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Skills in programming and in the use of statistical analysis software, with skills in SAS highly regarded
  • A tertiary qualification with a strong statistical component.

Appointment Details

  • This is an ongoing role, with full-time or part-time working hours negotiable.
  • Generous working conditions.
  • The salary range for this role is $85,000 - $110,000, commensurate with skills and experience.
  • 12% superannuation is payable in addition to salary.


Data Analyst

Position Details

An exciting opportunity has arisen for a suitably qualified and experienced person to join NCVER’s National Collections Branch, which is responsible for a major program of national collections in the vocational education and training (VET) sector.  These include regular administrative collections on VET students and courses, and apprentices and trainees.

Responsibilities

  • Apply statistical techniques to estimate student completion rates using data from large administrative collections.
  • Undertake analyses involving large and complex data sets, identifying and applying appropriate methodologies, to provide meaningful insights and narrative.
  • Prepare reports for a range of audiences.
  • Identify and apply relevant techniques for presenting statistical and other information to ensure accessibility for a wide audience.

Required skills

  • Quantitative analysis skills, with experience in some or all of the following techniques: multivariate regression, logistic regression, decision trees, factor analysis, Markov chains.
  • Excellent communication and organisational skills.
  • Skills in programming and in the use of statistical analysis software, with skills in SAS highly regarded.
  • A tertiary qualification with a strong statistical component.

Appointment Details

  • This is an ongoing role, with full-time or part-time working hours negotiable.
  • Generous working conditions.
  • The salary range for this role is $74,000 - $90,000, commensurate with skills and experience.
  • 12% superannuation is payable in addition to salary.


Application Details

To be considered for either role, please email a statement of claim against the required skills, plus your resume and contact details of two referees to statsrecruitment@ncver.edu.au.

Applications close on 14 December 2018.

Important: a statement of claim against the required skills must accompany your application, otherwise your application will not be considered.