Careers at IPAA ACT

Make an impact and grow your career whilst working alongside a values driven team who are promoting excellence in the public sector!

Work with us

We are a small and engaged team who deliver high quality events, capability programs, podcasts and digital content, while enjoying a strong sense of comaraderie and support. We are driven by a sense of purpose and our contribution is well-respected across the sector. 


Corporate Director

Canberra based
$145,000 to $160,000 (plus 10.5% superannuation)
Fixed term (24 months with option to extend)
Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Position Description

The Corporate Director is responsible for the governance, corporate and operational functions of IPAA ACT. The Corporate Director is a pivotal leader in the IPAA ACT team. They are responsible for ensuring the organisation is positioned to deliver value for members and support the CEO to maintain the organisation’s strong reputation, trusted relationships, and unique position in the public sector ecosystem. To apply, refer to SEEK.

Communications and Engagement Officer

Canberra based
$86,330 to $103,757 (plus 10.5% superannuation) APS 6 equivalent
Fixed term (24 months with option to extend)
Full Time (37.5 hours per week)
Position Description

The Communications and Engagement Manager is responsible for leading the design, development and delivery of communication and branding activities supporting IPAA products, services, and events across channels. The Communications and Engagement Manager works independently and is accountable for the performance of the team to ensure effective promotion, delivery, and support for IPAA. To apply, please provide a tailored CV to the postion description to



IPAA ACT considers secondments from the Commonwealth or ACT Public Service. Explore different career opportunities; get exposed to fresh ideas; apply your skills and experience in a new environment and expand your networks. If you are interested in a secondment to IPAA ACT, email your details to


IPAA ACT acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of country throughout Australia, and their continuing connection to land, sea and community. We pay our respects to their Elders past, present and emerging.

Contact IPAA

ABN: 24 656 727 375
Phone: (02) 6154 9800
Unit 4A, 16 National Circuit,
Barton ACT 2600

Postal Address

PO Box 4349
Kingston ACT 2604

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