Current Vacancies 

Position titles:

  • O-Week Events Director (1)
  • O-Week Volunteer Director (1)

Hours: Casual positions

  • O-Week Events Director (expected 175hrs total, with more hours closer to and during O-Week)
  • O-Week Volunteer Director (expected 30hrs total, with more hours closer to and during O-Week)

Salary: 37.46/hr + 9.5% Superannuation (Classification 3.1)

Responsible to: General Manager

Application deadline: 5pm, Monday, May 29, 2017. 

PARSA is hiring two ANU postgraduate students to help plan and execute our O-Week events (July 24-29). These roles will cover two areas of work:

  • O-Week Events Director– responsible for creative input, administrative support, planning and co-ordinating events, including the Postgraduate Welcome Evening, BBQs, ANU Tomorrow, our Market Day stall and the PARSA Big Day (July 29).
  • O-Week Volunteer Director – responsible for recruiting, training and overseeing 20 or more event-support volunteers for O-Week and the Big Day. Also will work with staff to help PARSA develop a broader volunteer recruitment strategy.

O-Week is an opportunity for PARSA to welcome new postgraduate students to campus, and returning postgraduate students back to the University after the Winter Break. 

A series of events will take place over the week, including Market Day, where we staff a PARSA stall with volunteers and hand out merchandise, the ANU Tomorrow lecture, Postgraduate Welcome Evening, and the PARSA Big Day - the largest family-friendly event run on campus at the start of each semester. It traditionally features rides, food, and fun activities for postgraduate students and children alike.

Download the full job descriptions, including application requirements.



Position title: Freelance graphic designers/photographers

Hours: As needed

Responsible to: General Manager

Application deadline: Ongoing

PARSA is looking for postgraduates with graphic design skills that are available for freelance work to design graphics and promotional material for PARSA events.

We are also seeking postgraduate students with skills and interest in photography that are available for event photography at the various PARSA events we have over the year.

If you are interested in being considered for design or photography opportunities for 2017,  please send through an email with brief information about yourself and your experience in design or photography, and some samples of your work, to parsa@anu.edu.au.

If you have any questions about this vacancy, please contact Shikha Sud, Communications, Marketing and Events Co-ordinator, at shikha.sud@anu.edu.au

Contact PARSA

PARSA Office
Building 17a (Union Court)
Australian National University
Canberra ACT 2601

Office Hours:

9:00 am to 5:00 pm, Monday to Friday (except public holidays)
Call Us: +61 (02) 6125 4187
Write to Us: parsa@anu.edu.au