Program Leader 

Vacancy – Part-time or fulltime (up to 75 hours per fortnight)
*Special Measures

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated professional to join our energetic team in delivering high quality accredited and non-accredited courses to Indigenous people across Australia.

About AILC

AILC is the only RTO delivering courses in Indigenous Leadership and has been successfully operating for over 15 years, with more than 2,500 graduates. The AILC was established to build Indigenous leadership capacity across the nation and has been recognised as one of Australia’s leading Indigenous education providers, with extensive expertise in skill evaluation, education and research on Indigenous issues. The AILC was named the ACT’s best small Registered Training Organisation of the year for 2013.

About the role

The Program Leader will contribute to the entire training support requirements of the organisation, including student support, logistical planning of courses and workshops, general administrative tasks, and student records management.  The Program Leader will be required to work in a team-oriented environment and independently as required, to perform the responsibilities of the position.

This role is based in our Darwin office, however, some interstate travel will be required, as well as some outside normal working hours (while on course) is expected.

Skills, Knowledge, Experience and Qualifications

  • Demonstrated knowledge and understanding of the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and current issues facing them.
  • Demonstrated organisational skills, including effectiveness in prioritising workflow, time management and meeting deadlines.
  • Vocational qualification or relevant education/training and/or work related experience.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal communication skills, including listening and speaking skills which result in people being at ease, as well as the ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Demonstrated knowledge of MS Office and ability to use various IT software applications, word processing, spreadsheets, databases and computerised record management and document tracking systems.
  • Must be able to demonstrate leadership through personal experience and be engaged in community engagement or projects.
  • Demonstrated effectiveness in interpersonal communication skills, including listening and speaking skills which result in people being at ease, as well as the ability to communicate effectively in writing.
  • Must have a positive approach to work and be a productive team member, willing to work in a flexible and changing work environment, with high emotional intelligence who is able to motivate and inspire others in times of change.

    * Special Measures: This position is only open to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander applicants.

How to apply

If you have any specific queries regarding this position please contact Timmy Duggan, Program Manager (Northern Australia) on 0437 871 710.

To apply, please forward a covering letter responding to the above job requirements including your skills, experience and qualifications and a current resume to Lisa.Sarago@ailc.org.au