Positions Vacant

LGNSW Positions Vacant

Service Development Coordinator

  • Sydney CBD location
  • 2 day/week role (14 hours per week)
  • Two-year contract position

The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for councils and related organisations in our State. LGNSW advocates on behalf of members and their communities on policy to decision makers at state and federal levels.  We provide a comprehensive range of high-quality, cost-effective services including training and management consulting services.

The position

The LGNSW Service Development Coordinator will work as part of the Innovation and Capacity Unit. This role provides a great opportunity to build your creative, communication and administration skills and career in service development and delivery.  This position will work with unit managers and content experts to produce quality digital and communication outputs to support the design and development of products and services for the NSW local government sector.


Skills & Experience Required

As the successful candidate you will be proficient in the use of contemporary software programs to produce high quality communications, and experience with eLearning authoring software will be highly regarded. The ability to provide high-level administrative support including working to deadlines, managing competing priorities and bringing tasks to completion is crucial in this role.


The person

Your ability to be flexible and work collaboratively to achieve results will contribute to your success, as will your exceptional administrative, time management and technical proficiency with contemporary design software programs. The successful candidate will support the review and upgrade of eLearning and other digital communications in collaboration with subject matter experts. 


Essential Requirements

  • Demonstrated experience providing administrative support.  
  • Good organisational skills with an ability to balance conflicting priorities and work to deadlines.
  • Well-developed written and oral communication skills.
  • Excellent customer service skills and a capacity to build and maintain effective relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders.
  • Advanced knowledge and experience in MS Office suite and design software. 
  • Demonstrated ability to work collegially as part of a small and productive team and across the division when required. 
Desirable experience: 
  • Experience in using eLearning authoring tools such as Articulate, Storyline or Lectora
  • Skills in multimedia production and web technologies
  • Instructional design experience

How to apply

For more information download the position description.


Applications should include:

  • a covering letter which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to the position accountabilities and essential requirements detailed in the position description

  • an up-to-date resume


Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.  Please contact Sarah Artist on 02 9242 4000 if you have any enquiries.

Applications close 28 August 2018.

Board election – Vice-President (Rural/Regional)

A casual vacancy exists on the Board of LGNSW for the office of Vice-President (Rural/Regional) which is required to be filled by secret postal ballot in accordance with the provisions appropriate to the election for the vacant office.

The election is being conducted by the Australian Electoral Commission (AEC), and the Returning Officer is Anthony Carey, who may be contacted on (02) 9375 6361.

The Election Notice is available here: Election Notice (PDF, 239KB)

Please note that nominations have now closed.

Please also note rule 13(e) of the LGNSW rules provide that ‘While soever a member is an unfinancial member that member shall not be entitled to any of the benefits or privileges of membership, including voting at any meeting, conference or election conducted within or by the Association, and shall be precluded from having any delegate or councillor stand for office in the Association.’

Members subscriptions were due on 30 June 2018 and if not paid by 30 July 2018 the benefits of membership (including nominating as a candidate and voting in the election) will cease until paid.

Further details about the election are contained in the Election Notice.

Further details

For further information contact Anthony Carey (Returning Officer) on (02) 9375 6361 or at nswelections@aec.gov.au.


Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.