The Institute for Aboriginal Development (Aboriginal Corporation) (IAD) was established by the Uniting Church in 1969 to assist with the community development needs of Aboriginal people in Central Australia by providing education and training, publishing, language and culture services and programs.
Today IAD is an independent Aboriginal community-controlled adult education and language resource centre. It aims to be a centre of cultural excellence by empowering Aboriginal people from Central Australia to engage in self-determination practices using first-nation wisdom and first-world technology.
- Senior management
Type of vacancy:
Salary and conditions:
- Generous Salary Packaging available
- 5 weeks annual leave per year
IAD want to recruit an Indigenous person as CEO to lead IAD in its drive to be a contemporary centre of cultural excellence through the practice of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture.
Reporting to the board of directors, you will be responsible for the strategic management of IAD, focused on achieving financial viability through strong ongoing relationships with funders and partners including government, non-government, philanthropic and corporate. You will also manage the day-to-day operations of the organisation to progress IAD’s strategic plan.
The successful candidate will:
- lead IAD in its drive to be a centre of cultural excellence through the practice of traditional and contemporary Aboriginal culture.
- be responsible for the strategic management of IAD, with a particular focus on achieving financial viability through strong ongoing relationships with funders and partners—government, non-government, philanthropic and corporate—and the community
- be the overall authority for day-to-day operations of the organisation, and accountable to the management committee for the progress of IAD in relation to its strategic plan
- maintain a strong public profile, deliver improvements in performance and further strengthen relationships with government, communities and Aboriginal corporations.