Victorian Institute of Sport

Expressions of Interest | VIS Chair

Friday, 19 January 2018

The Department of Health and Human Services is seeking expressions of interest from interested and qualified individuals for appointment to the position of Chair of the VIS.

Candidates should have a strong appreciation of the opportunities and challenges associated with high performance sport. They should also have professional skills, commercial acumen and governance experience, while demonstrating a strong understanding of what athletes need from the VIS.

The Victorian Government is committed to ensuring that government boards and committees reflect the composition of the Victorian community. Women, young people, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from diverse backgrounds are encouraged to apply.

This is a voluntary, part-time position which does not attract any remuneration. The appointee may, however, be reimbursed for travelling and other expenses incurred by them in attending meetings of the directors and other relevant meetings.

Selection Criteria and Checks

Expressions of interest will be assessed against the criteria outlined in the relevant position description.

The successful candidate will be required to undergo probity checks, including a national police check. They will also be required to declare relevant private interests and any potential conflicts of interest.

How to Apply

Candidates should read the position description  and register on the ‘Get on Board' website prior to applying online: 

Once you have registered, please click the apply online button below.

The following documents must be submitted:

All documents are to be attached as PDF or Microsoft Office Word document.

Expressions of interest are sought by 16 February 2018.

For further information, please contact Tim Burke, Assistant Director, Community Sport & Recreation Department of Health and Human Services on (03) 9096 9834 or email


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