We're looking for a Director for SSF Parramatta

We're hiring! The Director position is a unique opportunity to take an idea and bring it to life.

We are looking for someone with a passion for writing, and for working with young people, to set up and run our second not-for-profit creative writing centre for young people, Sydney Story Factory Parramatta. Scheduled to open in May 2018, the centre will run creative writing and storytelling programs for young people aged 7 to 17 from across Greater Western Sydney.

This is a chance to really make your mark and shape an institution that will improve the lives of thousands of young people in years to come.

The role will have two distinct phases. The centre is scheduled to open in May 2018, so the main task until then will be setting the centre up. We anticipate employing staff and becoming operational from March/April 2018, at which point the role will transition to becoming the director of the centre. We anticipate the successful applicant will initially work part-time, moving to full-time around January 2018, but this is negotiable.

The successful applicant will need to take on a huge range of tasks, the most important of which will be building strong relationships in diverse communities and developing an inclusive, inspiring and creative culture at the centre.

A position description containing further information and selection criteria is available HERE

Send your CV, a statement addressing key selection criteria and a one-page cover letter to Bheki Mkwananzi on bheki@sydneystoryfactory.org.au by 5pm on 22nd March, 2017.

Please note, appointment to this position is subject to a satisfactory Police Check, Working with Children Check, Psychometric Assessment and a three-month probation period.

Our commitment to diversity

At Sydney Story Factory, we embrace differences in gender, age, ethnicity, race, cultural background, disability, religion and sexual orientation. We know that diversity and inclusion helps us to attract, recruit, engage and retain a team of talented people.

If you require specific support to apply for this position, please advise the recruiting manager whose contact details are listed in the advertisement. We will work with you to identify the best way to assist you.