Executive Officer: Allied Health Rural Generalist Accreditation Council (0.8FTE)

Location: Remote working options available
Salary: $90K - $110k 1.0FTE equivalent
Closing Date: Wednesday, 25 January 2023

Executive Officer: Allied Health Rural Generalist Accreditation Council.

Services for Australian Rural and Remote Australia (SARRAH) is looking for a dynamic and expert Executive Officer to support the work of the newly Established Allied Health Rural Generalist Accreditation Council.

Working closely with the Chair of the Council and the SARRAH CEO, this role will support the establishment and operations of the Council, including developing and administering the accreditation system itself.

Read more about the Council here: Allied Health Rural Generalist Accreditation Council - SARRAH

We offer:

  • An energetic team with a close collaborative work dynamic
  • A workplace that supports your career development
  • Flexible working conditions that support work life balance, including embracing remote working arrangements
  • An opportunity to contribute to the health of Australian communities at a national level

You bring:

  • Expertise in accreditation and governance
  • Passion for rural and remote Australia or our community‚Äôs health and wellbeing (or both);
  • Excitement about seeing the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway offerings expanding to other education providers.

The position is part-time (0.8) fixed term, for an initial period ending June 30, 2024. The role may continue past this date subject to funding.

There is no specific location of work for this role, the central office is located in Canberra, or remote working options are available.

Salary is negotiable depending on experience: $90K - $110k 1.0FTE equivalent. Generous salary packaging available.

Please note COVID vaccines are mandatory for all SARRAH staff unless a staff member has a medical exemption.

Job Description:Executive Officer: Allied Health Rural Generalist Accreditation Council

How to apply

To apply please send your CV and statement addressing the selection criteria in the job description to sarrah@sarrah.org.au

If you have any questions or would like any assistance with the application process, please contact us.

Selection Criteria


  1. Experience in accreditation systems
  2. Experience in supporting Boards or high-level committees
  3. Highly developed research and analytical skills.
  4. Demonstrated strong communication, interpersonal and written communication skills
  5. Ability to plan and set priorities, monitor, and organise workflow and respond dynamically.
  6. Excellent IT skills with the ability to utilise these skills and a variety of software across all facets of the role
  7. Demonstrated ability to achieve work objectives with minimum supervision, and often remotely
  8. Demonstrated commitment and ability to operate within and apply the principles of diversity, equity and safety in the workplace.
  9. Capacity and willingness to travel, which may include interstate travel requiring overnight stays in outlying areas.


  1. Sound knowledge of the Allied Health Rural Generalist Pathway
  2. Relevant tertiary qualifications and/or proven experience delivering policy outcomes and strategic planning within a complex, strategic environment.

For more information contact Cath Maloney, CEO, catherine@sarrah.org.au