Sector Job Vacancies

Sector Job Vacancies


Positions vacant with the ATDC are advertised here and other positions vacant within the the sector are also listed here.  Click on the position you are interested in for further information.

If you require further information on any of the listed positions, please contact the organisation directly.

Member Relations Officer

The ATDC is looking for an exceptional Member Relations Officer who will be responsible for maintaining connections, engagement and communication between the ATDC and member organisations and stakeholders. We envisage that this person will have excellent interpersonal and communication skills. They will be responsible for implementing and coordinating initiatives and activities to increase engagement, as well as developing and publishing ATDC resources and promotional material. This is a permanent position (subject to ongoing funding) offering 60.8 hours per fortnight.

Applications addressing the selection criteria together with your resume must be submitted by email no later than 5pm Friday 25th May 2018 to Jackie Hallam, A/Chief Executive Officer. Email: If you wish to discuss this position please contact ATDC on (03) 6231 5002.


All applications must address the selection criteria as listed on the position description. A copy of the position description can be found here.

Consumer Organisation Development Project Officer

The ATDC is looking for an exceptional Project Officer who will work with consumers, government and the ATDC to develop a consumer organisation for the ATOD sector.  The position will:

  • Work with consumers and key stakeholders to develop options and recommendations for embedding consumer representation across the Alcohol Tobacco and other Drugs (ATOD) sector in Tasmania.
  • Develop systems and processes, including documentation to support the establishment of a model which achieves the above.
  • Establish and maintain professional relationships and partnerships with ATOD services, community and government services and consumer groups throughout the State in progressing the above.
  • Work with existing consumer groups TUHSL and CRG to establish current and identify potential future opportunities for consumer engagement across the sector.

Additional requirements are listed on the position description.

Applications addressing the selection criteria plus your resume should be submitted by email no later than 5pm Friday 18 May 2018 to Jackie Hallam, A/Chief Executive Officer. Email:  If you wish to discuss this position please contact (03) 6231 5002.


All applications must address the selection criteria as listed on the position description. You can obtain a copy of the position description here.

Research Coordinator Position: Drug Trends Project Tasmania

The Drug Trends program is an internationally-renowned system that has been coordinated across Australia by the National Drug and Alcohol Research Centre since 1999. The program is key to identifying emerging problems in substance use in Australia, and providing impetus for policy responses and intervention.

The Research coordinator will lead the day-to-day management of the Drug Trends project in Tasmania, where the project is run within the School of Medicine (Psychology) at the University of Tasmania. The Drug Trends program involves analysing and triangulating various data sources, including interviews with people who frequently consume illicit drugs, and secondary indicator data on drug-related harms (e.g., law enforcement data, needle and syringe program data).

Key activities in the role:

  • Co-ordinate and contribute to participant recruitment, screening, and data collection, the latter including interviewing participants who regularly use
  • Undertake data management, including cleaning large data sets, and ensuring data
  • Undertake quantitative data analyses, including regression analyses and analysis of trends over
  • Plan and prepare research outputs, including research reports, peer-reviewed publications, and presentations.
  • Ensure the ethical conduct of the study, including managing and coordinate the preparation, submission and maintenance of ethical
  • Co-ordinate employment, training and supervision of casual staff for data
  • Liaise with various organisations, data custodians and

Key skills required for the role:

  • A degree in the behavioural sciences, social sciences, epidemiology or equivalent.
  • Demonstrated experience in applied/advanced quantitative analyses, including use of SPSS, Stata or a similar data analysis package.
  • Demonstrated experience in cleaning, merging, and managing large data sets, including implementing various strategies to maximise data integrity.
  • Strong organisational and project management skills, including the ability to prioritise tasks and meet deadlines.
  • Demonstrated experience working with a high level of independence and in a team, liaising with other agencies and professionals.
  • Excellent written and oral communications skills including the ability to contribute to research outputs and reports for diverse audiences.
  • Commitment to integrity and sensitivity in interacting with marginalised or at-risk populations and about sensitive issues, including in complying with ethical, legal, and policy requirements.

The role is part time, approx. 0.5 FTE, at the University of Tasmania’s Research Assistant Level 3 hourly rate (, until mid 2019. Working hours are flexible.


For more information please contact Associate Professor Raimondo Bruno at or 03 6226 2240