• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Oct 9, 2021

Job Description:


The ASQ-TRAK program is an initiative designed to have a significant social impact by improving the developmental outcomes of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander children. It includes a developmental screening tool that is used to observe and monitor the development of Australian Aboriginal children, as part of routine health checks. The ASQ-TRAK tool is the only culturally adapted developmental screening tool for this context and has been developed in collaboration with Aboriginal communities in Australia. The ASQ-TRAK tool is supported by a training framework and customised resources. Information on the ASQ-TRAK program can be found at:

About the role

Seeking a dynamic Program Manager to motivate and inspire the ASQ-TRAK team and stakeholder group generally, to support the scale-up of the ASQ-TRAK nationally, optimise systems and drive performance outcomes.

This is an opportunity for a highly committed, experienced and goal-driven leader who has a proven track record of meeting ambitious targets and is committed to joining an innovative program that creates social impact.

About you

You will have experience in program management, including the ability to develop feasible solutions and procedures. You are a natural problem solver and able to make decisions within critical timeframes. You will provide strategic management of the different components of the program. You will have awareness of, and commitment to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander culture and advancement.


The Melbourne Children’s is a vibrant campus. We strive to create an environment where staff and students promote culturally inclusive behaviour and activities, ensure cultural differences are heard and explored, and actively seek to learn from other cultures.

How to apply

Your application should include a CV along with your responses against the selection criteria found in the Position Description for the role. For information to assist you with compiling short statements to answer the selection criteria/competencies, please go to

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you are an Aboriginal and Torres Strait applicant, you are welcome to contact the University by emailing for support to apply for this position.