WORK WITH CHC

CHC staff are committed to the exploration of the ways in which Christians answer life’s questions in the context of a Christ-centre, biblically based worldview. The College brings to its mission and to the practice of Christian scholarship, staff who are diverse in terms of the breadth of theological background and denominational experience but united in seeking ways to seamlessly integrate faith and learning across all fields of human learning and endeavour.

ABOUT US

CHC is a fully accredited private higher education provider located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. CHC exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.


CURRENT EMPLOYMENT OPENINGS:

Vice President – Operations

Type: Permanent Full time

Closing Date: COB Wednesday 15th December 2021.

The Position: A permanent full-time Vice President – Operations position exists within Christian Heritage College.

About Christian Heritage College

Christian Heritage College (CHC) was established in 1986 by the Christian Outreach Centre, now known as the International Network of Churches (INC), out of its vision for Christian higher education in Australia. From small beginnings, CHC has gained recognition as a provider of some standing in the Australian higher education sector.

About the Position

The role of Vice President – Operations is a senior executive role that is responsible for ensuring the effective and efficient staff management, corporate responsibilities and advancement of the vision of Christian Heritage College (CHC).  The role requires working closely with the President and the Vice President – Academic to oversee the day-to-day operations of CHC and the promotion of a vibrant, well-resourced learning community.  This role assumes a significant level of leadership in wide ranging contexts within the College community.  The Vice President – Operations is a member of the President’s leadership team.

Scope and Nature of the Position

The Vice President – Operations reports directly to the President and provides regular and timely updates regarding all operational, human resources, College community and financial matters pertaining to the organisation.  The Vice President – Operations will be guided in this role by the mission, vision and core values of the College, along with CHC’s Constitution and other relevant policies.

Key Responsibilities

The key responsibilities of the VPO include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Human Resource Management and CHC culture building imperatives;
  • Preparation for and attendance at Council meetings and Council sub-committee meetings;
  • Assuming the role of Acting CEO in the President’s and Vice-President – Academic absences from CHC;
  • Key regulatory reporting;
  • Responsibility and oversight of the financial management of CHC, including annual financial audits;
  • Oversee and manage the activities of the Workplace Health & Safety Officer ensuring compliance with WHS laws and regulations;
  • Effective management and development of CHC’s staff and student facilities including maintenance of grounds, facilities and equipment;
  • Oversee the staff and activities of the student recruitment and marketing office, and manage the development and implementation of an annual marketing plan that is effective in promoting CHC and its courses;
  • Oversight of the IT staff to ensure the IT services are operating in an efficient and effective manner;
  • Oversight of Library services;
  • Oversight of the Student Services Department this is responsible for student life, study support and student care;
  • Human Resources management and oversight, including staff mentoring and induction programs;
  • Oversight of the creation of, sustaining and expansion of a vibrant and dynamic development office; and
  • Oversight of key Commonwealth reporting, including verification of HEIMS data, HITS and HECS-HELP/ CSP reporting, and enrolment and financial reporting to regulatory bodies.

Personal Requirements

Including, but not limited to, the following:

  • Be highly relational, strategic and self-motivated with a strong leadership gift upon his/her life;
  • Demonstrate excellent interpersonal and communication skills;
  • Support, promote and celebrate the vision, mission and values of CHC in highly creative, effective, engaging and inspiring ways; and
  • Display discretion, confidentiality, honesty, trust and integrity in his/her relationship with the different sectors of CHC and wider community.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

Essential:

  • Successful leadership and financial management experience.
  • Strong financial background.
  • Bachelor’s degree qualified in relevant discipline (Accounting and Finance).

 

Desirable

  • An understanding of higher education structures, systems and protocols.
  • Relevant Master’s degree from a recognised higher education provider.

SELECTION CRITERIA

The successful candidate will possess:

  • A sense of call to CHC.
  • Outstanding interpersonal skills.
  • Proven executive leadership experience.
  • Excellent networker and relationship builder.
  • Proven financial and resource management skills.
  • Excellent communication skills.
  • Human resource management skills.

HOW TO APPLY

Full position description is available HERE

The closing date for applications will be COB Wednesday 15th December.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application via email to recruitment@chc.edu.au and include the following items:

  • Completed employment application form available HERE
  • Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience for fulfilment of the criteria specified in the position description;
  • Full CV including qualifications and work experience;
  • Evidence of qualifications; and,
  • Names and contact details of three referees (including a Christian pastor/minister).

Lecturer in Human Services

Type: Permanent Full or Part-Time

Closing Date: COB Friday 3rd December 2021.

The Position: A Lecturing position exists within CHC.

About Christian Heritage College

CHC is a fully accredited private higher education provider located at Carindale, Brisbane, that aspires to model a Christian higher education alternative. CHC exists to re-imagine how we think about human flourishing, vocation, calling and the integration of faith and learning across all fields of human endeavour.

About the role

The position is a lecturing position (Academic A or B) in Human Services, and will contribute to the delivery of excellence in teaching and learning across Human Services Courses.

Duties will include, but are not limited to, the following:

  • Teaching that includes preparation and delivery of face-to-face class and virtual lessons in accordance with approved unit outlines, including development of learning resources for CHC’s online learning management system;
  • Preparation and marking of assessment items in accordance with approved unit outlines and administrative functions associated with student learning and assessment;
  • Curriculum and course development, including reviewing and revising unit outlines in the context of a biblical worldview;
  • Engage in periodic reviews of the effectiveness of the courses to support accreditation and college assessment needs;
  • Keeping up-to-date with theoretical and empirical research in area(s) of expertise in the filed of Human Services, and
  • Encouragement of spiritual growth and development of students and colleagues.

SELECTION CRITERIA

Applicants are sought with skills and experience including but not limited to, the following:

Qualifications

  • A master’s qualification, relevant to human services or equivalent accreditation and standing including eligibility for membership with the Australian Community Worker’s Association (ACWA) and/or the Australian Association of Social Workers (AASW) (essential).
  • Doctoral qualification (desirable).

Skills and Experience

  • Minimum of five years (FTE) post-qualifying experience in social work and human services;
  • Demonstrated credibility in a social work or human services setting through a combination of professional practice and academic knowledge, and
  • Ability to build strong partnerships, networks, and relationships with a clear understanding of workplace learning in human services.

Personal Qualities

  • Adherence to the Christian faith and evidence of mature Christian character.
  • Demonstrated sympathy with the INC Statement of Faith and the nature and aims of Pentecostal/Charismatic Christianity.
  • Commitment to the values articulated in the CHC mission statement.
  • Commitment to active involvement in a local church.
  • Interest in and care for students.
  • The ability to be self-motivated and to work independently.
  • The ability to work as part of a team with other academic staff, especially in curriculum development and review.
  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

Full position description is available HERE

The closing date for applications will be COB Friday 3rd December 2021.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application via email to recruitment@chc.edu.au and include the following items:

  • Completed employment application form available HERE
  • Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience for fulfilment of the criteria specified in the position description;
  • Evidence of qualifications; and,
  • Names and contact details of three referees (including a Christian pastor/minister).
  • Full CV including qualifications and work experience;

Student Learning Advisor

Type: Permanent Part-Time (0.4 FTE)

Closing Date: COB Friday 3 December 2021

The Position: A part time (0.4 FTE) Student Learning Advisor position exists within Student Services.

About Christian Heritage College

CHC has offered courses in education since 1986 and is student centric in its focus. The Student Learning Advisor (SLA) is responsible for promoting a positive and successful learning experience and providing learning support services for students in an effort to increase student retention, success and completion.

About the Role

The SLA assists students with goal setting and provides regular communication and follow-up to maximize goal attainment as well as serving as a mentor to students. The SLA monitors the progress of students and provides the encouragement and support necessary to enable students to complete their course of study.  The SLA also serves as an advocate for student, provides students with support in navigating the academic rules, policies and procedures at Christian Heritage College (CHC).

Duty Statement

Duties include, but are not limited to:

  • Academic Advising and Coaching: Mentoring students through the process of formulating study plans using a variety of academic advisor strategies, supporting student success in and out the classroom, and developing support resources and materials.
  • Community Development: Encouraging students to connect to community engagement activities and assisting students in developing a sense of self-awareness regarding values, strengths, and passions.
  • Professional Development: Researching and determining best practices to support and contribute to the student success, engaging in professional development and campus-wide initiatives related to student learning, student success and student life.

Skills and Experience

Applicants are sought with expertise including, but not limited to, the following:

  • A relevant bachelor’s degree and one year of tertiary college / university level advising or teaching experience. Master’s degree preferred.
  • The desire and ability to work in a collaborative, team environment.
  • A commitment to equal opportunity and experience working with diverse populations.
  • Innovation and the ability to operate in a sometimes fast-paced environment.
  • The ability to learn and disseminate detailed information using a high level of interpersonal skills.
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills.

Personal Qualities

  • Mature Christian character.
  • Active involvement in a local church.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills which enable effective communication with students and staff.
  • Willingness and ability to accept responsibility and to work with minimal direction.
  • Commitment to support the vision and strategic directions of CHC.

Full position description is available HERE

To be considered for this position, please forward an application via email to recruitment@chc.edu.au no later than close of business Friday 3 December 2021, and include the following items:

  • Completed employment application form available HERE;
  • Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience for fulfilment of the criteria specified in the position description;
  • Full CV including qualifications and work experience;
  • Evidence of qualifications; and,
  • Names and contact details of three referees (including a Christian pastor / minister).

Administration Officer/ Senior Administration Officer – Three Positions

Type: Full-Time and Part-Time Opportunities Available

Closing Date: COB Monday 29th November 2021

The Positions:

Three administrative positions exist within CHC:

  • Administration Officer – School of Education, Humanities & Business (Permanent Full-time)
  • Administration Officer – School of Social Science (Permanent Part-time 0.6FTE)
  • Administration Officer – School of Education Humanities & Business (12-Month Contract Part-time 0.6FTE)

About Christian Heritage College

Christian Heritage College (CHC) was established in 1986 by the Christian Outreach Centre, now known as the International Network of Churches (INC), out of its vision for Christian higher education in Australia. From small beginnings, CHC has gained recognition as a provider of some standing in the Australian higher education sector.

About the role

The Administration Officer plays an integral role to support the effective functioning of the school and is responsible for a broad range of administrative functions. The scope of this position includes developing and maintaining effective systems, processes and communication to the Dean, staff, and students of the School. The role includes providing innovative academic administration to ensure the highly effective and collaborative culture and function of the School. 

The key responsibilities of the AO include but are not limited to, the following:

  • Support staff in academic administration;
  • Create and maintain effective academic administrative systems and communication;
  • Planning, scheduling, managing and recording meetings and appointments;
  • Support course review, development, assessment and accreditation functions;
  • Preparing and editing correspondence, reports, and presentations, and
  • Provide practicum support where required including supporting staff, students and industry partners.
  • Manage other staff, take responsibility for project completion and generally accept a higher level of responsibility for tasks (Senior Administration Officer).

SELECTION CRITERIA

The successful candidate will possess:

Qualifications (desirable)

  • A relevant post-secondary qualification, Bachelor level qualification preferred.

Skills, Abilities and Experience (essential)

Including but not limited to:

  • High-level organisational, administrative and record-keeping skills;
  • Self-motivation and effective time-management skills;
  • Excellent interpersonal and written/verbal communication skills;
  • Ability to engage in self-directed work, and
  • Ability to anticipate needs for action and to take initiative.

Personal Qualities (essential)

  • Adherence to the Christian faith and evidence of mature Christian character;
  • Active involvement in a local church;
  • Affirmation/ support of the International Network of Churches Statement of Faith, and
  • Commitment to the values articulated in the CHC mission statement.

Full position description is available HERE

The closing date for applications will be COB Monday 29th November.

To be considered for this position, please forward an application via email to recruitment@chc.edu.au and include the following items:

  • Completed employment application form available HERE
  • Cover letter evidencing your suitability and experience for fulfilment of the criteria specified in the position description;
  • Full CV including qualifications and work experience;
  • Evidence of qualifications; and,
  • Names and contact details of three referees (including a Christian pastor/minister).

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