Job opportunity: Data and Research Officer

Published on 07/09/2021

The Tenants’ Union of NSW is a state wide Community Legal Centre specialising in housing law matters. It is also the peak organisation for tenants in NSW and the resource body for the NSW network of Tenants’ Advice and Advocacy Services. We are the voice for renters in NSW.

Can you be our first dedicated data collector, keeper, analyser and storyteller? We're looking for someone to generate insights and tell stories by bringing together multiple sources including our own to push for a better housing system.

This is a 3-day per week position until the end of June 2022 (with the potential for extension and permanency pending funding) at $46.63-$53.19 per hour not including superannuation.

We're looking for someone who can take what we already do and bring it to the next level, and explore what else is possible. In particular we are looking for someone to:

  • co-ordinate the collection and reporting of tenant advocacy data, including drawing out insights for government and stakeholders
  • take on the collection and use of external data, including for use in public advocacy as well as data-based tools for renters
  • looking for other new opportunities in external data including potentially designing surveys and other methods
  • tell stories and make the case for progress with data,

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

Job description, selection criteria and background information:

Please send applications to Applications close 5pm September 27th.

For further information contact Leo Patterson Ross on 02 8117 3701. Approaches by recruitment agencies are not encouraged.



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