ESSA Careers and Opportunities


Strategic Project Officer

In this newly created role we are looking for an experienced Board and CEO Strategic Project Officer.

This role will report directly to the Chief Executive Officer, and our ideal candidate is able to:

  • Provide high level support to the Board and CEO in the development and delivery of strategic project
  • Provide high level support to the CEO in the delivery of governance project
  • Manage assigned projects from the concept phase to project closure to ensure projects are undertaken effectively, within scheduled timeframes, quality standards and on budget, while achieving agreed targets
  • Build strong stakeholder engagement inside and outside the organisation
  • Ex-officio on the Board Committees
  • Embed ESSA’S values into all work

Click here for more information. Applications close midnight, 30 June 2021.
Standards Council Member

The ESSA Board is now seeking expressions of interests for an ESSA Standards Council skills-based member position.

Driven by the vision of enabling all Australians to use exercise and sports science to improve their health and performance, ESSA has seen an ongoing increase in memberships as well as the need to further develop and enhance the accreditation process. The ESSA Board is now looking for an experienced professional to join the Standards Council.

The Standards Council (SC) is a council of Exercise & Sports Science Australia (ESSA), and provides leadership, governance and oversight for all standards of exercise and sports science professions and professionals. It will also provide strategic advice to the Board on issues pertaining to professional standards for the exercise and sports science professions and professionals.

This is an exciting opportunity to play a pivotal role in the governance and oversight of the quickly expanding exercises and sports science profession. A Council Member will possess the ability to provide strategic advice to the Board on current and future issues pertaining to professional standards for the exercise and sports science professions and professionals.

Click here for more information and the Expression of Interest form. Applications close midnight, 25 June 2021.

Click here to download the Standards Council Skills Matrix