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Position Vacant: Executive Assistant to the Principal

21 Jul 2023


Whitley College is seeking to fill the position of Executive Assistant (EA) to the Principal.

The College is looking for a qualified, organised, and enthusiastic Executive Assistant to work alongside the newly appointed Interim Principal, Rev Associate Professor Darrell Jackson (formerly the Dean of Research).

The Executive Assistant will be responsible for developing and maintaining effective systems to support the day-to-day activities of the Principal, the College Executive leadership, and the College Council.

This is a part-time role (0.6FTE – 0.8FTE), based at our temporary college location at St Paschal in Box Hill.

The ideal candidate will have experience in this type of role, be familiar with the theological and academic context and share the values of our college. They will also have strong inter-personal skills, display professionalism at all times as the main point of contact for Whitley and be self-driven, with the skills to work collaboratively with the wider team (among other requirements).

If you are interested in this role and want to read more, please download the full Executive Assistant Position Description here.

For further information, please contact Rev Associate Professor Darrell Jackson:

To submit an application, please forward a cover letter with your resume (must include two referees of former employers) to

Applications close at 5:00pm on Friday 18th August.