Welcome to the GOTAFE Recruitment Site


Davidson Executive and Boards, in partnership with GOTAFE, is working to secure candidates for 16 key positions within GOTAFE's leadership team.


For more than 20 years, GOTAFE has been an intrinsic part of our local communities, delivering quality skills and training and championing equity. At GOTAFE, we are resolutely committed to ensuring the needs of students and industries – especially across regional Victoria - are at the heart of all we do.

As we transition from an industrial economy to one fuelled by ideas and knowledge, our workforce needs to be more skilled than ever.  The fourth industrial revolution — the collision of related technologies such as automation, artificial intelligence, machine learning, blockchain, brain enhancement and data analysis — will fundamentally change the nature of jobs.  As a regional tertiary education provider, we will be at the frontline of this change. 

While the world changes, GOTAFE is also transitioning so that we can be responsive and adaptive to our changing student, industry and community needs. We are striving to be a contemporary, cutting-edge and innovative organisation. At GOTAFE, we have the opportunity to shape the future of the delivery of tertiary education in our region.GOTAFE offers real world learning experiences, flexible hands on training and a wide range of accredited courses across regional Victoria.

The strength of GOTAFE lies in our experienced, skilled and innovative staff who provide training and skills development to students, industry clients, and the wider community through innovative, customised and quality assured training programs. Visit to find out more.

► Hear from GOTAFE’s CEO, Travis Heeney about the exciting changes at GOTAFE:

Why work with GOTAFE

GOTAFE campusAs an organisation, we’re transforming for good. So we’re looking for game changers –high performing individuals who want to grow with us. We shape positive outcomes for our community by being inclusive and passionate about what we do. As part of this, we believe in rewarding achievements and celebrating success. We value new ideas and also understand that sometimes we may not get it right. Learning and working together to improve is just part of our journey.

You’ll have the opportunity to take ownership of your work and have your initiatives heard. We’ll appreciate your contribution and hard work. And together, we’ll balance what’s important to you and your lifestyle.

Be part of something great – it’s an exciting time to work at GOTAFE.

► Hear from GOTAFE’s CEO, Travis Heeney, about why you should work at GOTAFE:

► The Hon. Gayle Tierney, Minister for Training and Skills, has just announced $5.6 million in funding for GOTAFE:

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Current Positions

Job TitlePosition Description
Director, Compliance, Risk and InformationDownload PDF
Director, Innovation and PerformanceDownload PDF
Director, Asset Management and FacilitiesDownload PDF
Director, Education – Health, Wellbeing and CommunityDownload PDF
Director, Education – Further Learning, Koorie and MulticulturalDownload PDF
Director, Education – Services and Natural EnvironmentDownload PDF
Director, Education – Technology and Built EnvironmentDownload PDF
Director, Student Attraction and EnrolmentDownload PDF
Director, Student PathwaysDownload PDF
Director, People and CultureDownload PDF
Director, Finance and ProcurementDownload PDF
Director, Digital SolutionsDownload PDF
Director, Education QualityDownload PDF 
Director, Customised Learning SolutionsDownload PDF 
Director, Student SuccessDownload PDF 
Director, Communications and EngagementDownload PDF 

Application Process

Step One

Before applying, please ensure that your CV (in PDF format only please) has your email address and phone number clearly on the front page of the document.

Scroll down this page and locate the job ad for the position you wish to apply for which will take you through to the job page.  Click the orange 'Apply' button, attach your resume (note, we do not require a covering letter) and click 'Submit'. You will now have completed Step One of the application process.

Step Two

For a confidential discussion or further information, please contact Melanie Pecanek (03) 9929 9587 or Sandra Kerr (03) 9929 9528. For assistance with the application process, please contact Paris Plompen at or 03 9929 9539.