Community Education Jobs

Executive Officer, Community Colleges Northern Inland

Community College-Northern Inland Inc is recruiting for a highly skilled Executive Officer to start effectively on 5th June, 2017.

The EO will be responsible to the Management Committee of the College, a non-profit incorporated association registered in NSW. The College is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO ID 90027) and has a Smart and Skilled contract. The EO is responsible for the day-to-day operation to ensure the College meets its strategic objectives and legislative obligations.

It is a senior position requiring demonstrated skills in business development, managing multiple programs across multiple locations, including strong personnel management, financial and administrative skills.

Employment will be on a full-time basis. Salary is reviewed annually by the Management Committee. Conditions of employment are in accordance with the College Employee Collective Agreement.

The office location of the EO is negotiable within the College operational area.

Requirements of the position

  • Agreement to undertake a Police Check and Working with Children Check
  • Own vehicle with comprehensive insurance cover and maintain a current drivers’ license

Essential Skills required include

  • Understanding of a community based organization, its values and vision
  • Understanding of the VET sector and the regulatory frameworks
  • Willingness to further knowledge about the VET sector and the adult learning environment to manage a professional staff
  • Excellent team management skills and the ability to communicate effectively with staff and Committee
  • Demonstrated business development skills
  • Well-developed personal and written communication skills
  • Issues relating to management of staff and multiple programs across a regional area
  • Coordinate Colleges and staff across a regional area
  • Demonstrated financial management skills including budgeting and reporting

Desirable skills include

  • Knowledge and understanding of relevant legislation to the VET sector
  • Relevant Business or VET qualifications
  • Experience in a senior role in a community sector organisation.

An information pack and full job description is available from Di Carter 02 67831460.

It is expected the successful applicant will commence on Monday 5th June 2017.

Applications should be emailed to and received by COB on the 19th April 2017.

Senior Education Services Manager

WEA Hunter is recognised as the leading provider of Adult Education and Training and is seeking applications for the role of Senior Education Services Manager.

This permanent 38 hrs per week position has a pivotal role in the management team for the College.  They are responsible for directing some of the organisations leaders of education, training and compliance to ensure that the teams they head up achieve their planned outcomes.  The role is required to broadly oversee the management of all training programs with relevant unit personnel. A demonstrated ability in driving high standards in these areas and managing projects relating to these key focus areas is critical to this role including driving the implementation of the colleges’ higher education strategy in its earliest stages, laying the foundations for a strong presence in the higher education market moving forward.

The successful applicant will need to demonstrate (but not limited to):-

  • Academic and education leadership and direction in course development and delivery, course planning and curriculum development across Vocational and Academic Programs.
  • Provide guidance and ensure compliance with regulatory requirements to ensure a smooth transition to higher education.
  • Management of the professional development program for academic staff, and undertaking relevant professional development.
  • Biannual reviews of each academic program, ensuring the relevance and up-to-date nature of each program.

Applicants must obtain an information pack and address all the criteria outlined therein.  Please contact Diana Cockerill on 4925 4200 or email  Applications must be received by 9 am Friday 31 March 2017.

WEA Hunter is committed to all statutory obligations