Volunteer Vacancies

Part III Assignment Writer for Semester 2 2018 - Life Insurance and Investment Management and Finance

From Semester 2, 2018, the subjects Life Insurance, General Insurance, Investment Management Finance and Global Retirement Income Systems will include an assignment task replacing the Discussion Forum participation component, with a 10% assessment weighting.

We are seeking Fellows with 3+ years post qualification experience for Life Insurance and Investment Management Finance, who are able to apply techniques, perform analysis and evaluate outcomes for the Part III education program as an Assignment Writer. The role involves the following:

  • collaborating with the Exam Team and Education Faculty on the assignment topic;
  • writing the assignment and marking guide; and 
  • preparing the final question and marking guide based on feedback from Scrutineers and Examiners.

It is expected that the assignment will involve spreadsheet calculations to test a candidate’s knowledge, understanding and application of a technical area of the course. It is also expected that a component of the assignment will test the candidate’s written communication skills.

The Assignment Writer will be supported in their role by the Chief Examiner and Education Faculty for the subject concerned. Assignment development will need to be completed by April 2018.

If you are interested in the role or would like more information (including details regarding payments), please contact Karenna Chhoeung. Previous education volunteering experience will be highly regarded.


Closing date: COB this Friday 19 January 2018.

Part III Education Program Vacancy: Course 2B Life Insurance Course Leader – Forum Participation

We are also seeking Fellows who are interested in joining the Life Insurance Education Faculty as a Course Leader for Forum Participation for Course 2B Life Insurance. The Course Leader will be supported in their role by an experienced Exam Team. The role involves but is not limited to:

  • Monitoring the discussions forums regularly at least 3 times a week.
  • Responding and providing feedback to students’ postings to support their learning.
  • Reviewing and assessing discussion forum participation mark for inclusion in overall assessment.
  • Adhering to the Forum Participation Mark Guidelines
If you are a Fellow of the Institute with three or more years of experience in Life Insurance, have previous education volunteering experience and are interested in the role or would like more information, including details regarding remuneration, please contact the Education Team.

Closing date: this Thursday 18 January 2018.

Part III Education Program Vacancy: Course 3B General Insurance– Faculty Position - Expressions of Interest

We are seeking Fellows who are interested in joining the General Insurance Education Faculty as an Assistant Examiner for Course 3B General Insurance for a term of two years. The successful applicant can progress to the role of Chief Examiner. The Assistant Examiner will be supported in their role by an experienced Chief Examiner. The role involves but is not limited to:

  • Assisting the Chief Examiner fulfil their role
  • working with the exam writers to guide and advise on exam development;
  • working with the exam marking team during the exam marking period to finalise the exam results;
  • assisting the Chief Examiner with the preparation and review of the Chief Examiner’s Report for the course; and
  • providing support for students (such as guest speaking at one of the tutorials and conducting exam performance interviews).
If you are a Fellow of the Institute with three or more years of experience in General Insurance, have previous education volunteering experience and are interested in the role or would like more information, including details regarding remuneration, please contact the Education Team.

Closing date:  this Thursday 18 January 2018. 

Convenor, Diversity & Inclusion Working Group (DIWG)

The Institute is seeking expressions of interest from members for the role of Convenor, Diversity & Inclusion Working Group (DIWG).

The ideal candidate will have an understanding of diversity & inclusion concepts and issues and be eager to promote the benefits of the diversity within the actuarial profession. To find out more about the role and how to apply please click here.

Closing date: 26 January 2018

Scrutineers required for Semester 1 2018

We are seeking Scrutineers for the following:

  • Part III: C2B Life Insurance
  • Part III: C5B Investment Management and Finance
  • CAP: C10 – General Insurance
  • CAP: C10 – Investments

The role involves providing feedback to the Chief Examiner about subject assessments, including: first sitting the relevant exam under exam conditions and completing the Scrutineers Review Form providing comments on time given and actual time taken, question suitability, marking guide (solutions), recommended pass mark, consistency between questions and the marking guide, clarity, coverage, difficulty and length of examination papers. Following this, the Scrutineer will be sent the draft exam solutions and asked to assess and comment on these.

The Semester 1 2018 scrutineering period is from mid-February to late-February. The ideal Scrutineer will need to be flexible around this period and should at least be a newly qualified Fellow.

Interested applicants should forward their year qualified, current employer, current position title, and number of post-qualification working experience years to Senior Officer - Professional Development Carolina Vilches along with any questions.

Closing date: Wednesday 31 January 2018.

high school volunteers

The Actuaries Institute's High School Program aims to nurture the interest of mathematically gifted high school students so they are able to consider the actuarial profession at an early stage. We organise school visits where volunteers will deliver a presentation on the profession, outline pathways and also engage in Q&A and share their personal journey to becoming an actuary. 

We are looking to further expand and improve the program in 2018. If you are interested in becoming involved in the program or would like more information, please contact Jennifer Yu

This page will be updated regularly with new and existing vacancies. In the meantime, please send any volunteering expressions of interest to volunteers@actuaries .asn.au