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Applications close:
Monday 23rd October, 2017

To apply - please email send your application to using the reference CHIceo0917, addressing your cover letter and resume to Jo Fisher, or call +61 3 9016 6000 for further information.

Chief Executive Officer
Chisholm Institute, Melbourne
  • Victoria’s premier public VET provider
  • Deliver excellence through contemporary leadership
  • Inspire success and transform lives

The Position

Chisholm Institute is seeking to appoint a dynamic and visionary leader to the position of Chief Executive Officer following years of outstanding and distinguished service by the incumbent, Maria Peters.

Reporting directly to the Chair and Board, the CEO will have responsibility for the leadership and management of over 1200 staff, total assets in excess of $323M and an operating revenue of over $140M across all campuses.

The CEO will play a key role in building and fostering relationships with government, industry and community stakeholders at local, state, national and international levels and ensure the provision of high quality education delivery across a range of sectors with a strong focus on outstanding student and client experience.

As the ideal candidate, you will be a proven entrepreneurial and commercially oriented senior executive with strong financial acumen and experience in, or an understanding of, the VET or Education sector. You will demonstrate the ability to achieve growth in a changing global environment, bring contemporary people and organisational management skills and an aptitude for and focus on the pragmatic implementation of strategy.

An inspirational leadership style together with exceptional stakeholder management and negotiation skills, will see the right candidate thrive in this environment.

Chisholm Institute

Chisholm Institute continues to build upon its reputation as Victoria’s largest and most successful Vocational and Higher Education provider in Melbourne’s south east manufacturing heartland and residential growth corridors.

Offering over 250 multi- sectoral courses across 9 locations, online, in the workplace and internationally, to over 35,000 students, Chisholm Institute is respected and valued for enhancing the social and economic futures of individuals, industry and communities.

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