ACYA - Careers Director

The objective of the Careers Director is to oversee and manage ACYA's careers-focused partnerships and associated operations, in line with organisational strategies and policies

ACYA - Careers Director

The Careers Director is an appointed position on the ACYA National Executive, and is a member of ACYA's Pillars team. The Careers Director is primarily responsible for the oversight and management of all careers focused ACYA partnerships and operations.

Primary Responsibilities

  • Facilitate ACYA chapters career-related initiatives such as hackathons (HACYATHON);
  • Manage and develop external partnerships with a career-building or internship focus;
  • Drive the development of careers or general events and initiatives;
  • Report to the Managing Director and attend National Executive meetings;
  • Develop the skills, resources, and capabilities of Chapter Careers Executives;
  • Develop and maintain the education resources listed on the ACYA website;
  • Select and lead a team of Careers Officers to support the portfolio; and
  • Represent ACYA in public forums, when required.


  • Time commitment of ~10-15 hours/week;
  • Experience managing stakeholder relations and partnerships;
  • Ability to work well managing small teams and long-term projects;
  • (Optional but preferred) Experience contributing to career-building programs; and
  • (Optional but preferred) Experience managing across cultures, particularly with respect to the Australia-China relationship.