Communications and Administration Officer

Christ College is seeking a full-time Communications & Administration Officer. The successful candidate will work on-site at Christ College in Burwood, and the role may involve some attendance at various conferences and events. Duties will commence in December, 2017.

About Christ College

Christ College is the theological college of the Presbyterian Church of Australia in New South Wales, governed by the Presbyterian Theological Centre Committee. It is comprised of over 300 students studying in various modes (full-time, part-time, face-to-face, intensive, online) as well as both lecturing and support staff.

Christ College is an affiliated college of the Australian College of Theology (ACT), a consortium of 17 Bible and Theological colleges. The ACT is responsible for the accreditation of the courses offered at Christ College, as well as maintaining educational standards across the consortium. Christ College also offers units of study through various partnerships with other theological education facilitators, namely Presbyterian Youth (PY), the Chinese Theological College of Australia (CTCA), City to City (Australia) (C2C), and Jericho Road (JR).

Christ College’s mission is to glorify God by preparing leaders for God’s church and its gospel-centred mission in the world, enabling God’s people to live for Christ in all of life.


The Communications & Administration Officer reports directly to the Operations Manager and represents the College as a first point of contact across various forms of communication. The successful candidate will be responsible for the implementation of various communications and administration initiatives of the college within a small team.

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  • Evidence of an active commitment to the mission, vision and values of Christ College;
  • Highly developed relational skills;
  • High levels of oral and written communication skills;
  • High level of organisational ability;
  • Ability to work in a team;
  • Ability to work under pressure;
  • Ability to complete delegated tasks without supervision;
  • Eye for detail and accuracy of work;
  • Expertise in major software applications including Microsoft Office – familiarity with website, Customer Relationship Management and Learning Management System software is desirable;
  • Understanding of digital and social media platforms and marketing; and
  • A desire to learn new things.


  • Bachelor level qualifications in media and/or communications, or equivalent work-based experience;
  • Familiarity with basic Audio Visual systems and equipment (projectors, speakers, sound desk, etc.).


Applications and enquiries to the Principal, Dr Ian Smith ( by 5pm on the 13th October 2017. Applications must include a cover letter, complete curriculum vitae showing relevant work experience, the names of two referees (one of whom should be a professional referee), and information on current church involvement.

Where is Christ College?

1 Clarence St Burwood NSW

Parking and transport: Limited 2 hour ticketed parking is available in the surrounding streets. Free unlimited parking can be found a few blocks from the college. Please do not park at Burwood RSL Club as Club parking is for Club patrons only.

Burwood Train Station is about a 7 minute walk from the college.