LGNSW Positions Vacant

StateCover - Call for Nominations for Non-Executive Director Positions

Expressions of interest are being sought from eligible, suitably qualified councillors who wish to be considered for appointment to the Board of StateCover Mutual Limited (StateCover).

The LGNSW Board nominates four representatives (LGNSW Councillor Directors) on the StateCover Board.  The term of office for two of these directors expires at StateCover’s Annual General Meeting, on 20 November 2019.  Each appointment will be for a three-year term, ceasing at the conclusion of the 2022 StateCover AGM. 

To be eligible for appointment as an LGNSW Councillor Director, applicants must be a councillor of a council that is a member of LGNSW, and a councillor of a council member of StateCover.

StateCover Mutual Limited (StateCover) is an APRA-regulated specialised workers compensation insurer of NSW Local Government organisations, insuring some 94per cent of eligible councils with a combined workforce of 32,000.  StateCover is a mutual providing workers compensation, safety, and wellbeing services to its insured members. 

Successful candidates must have a deep understanding of local government, and director experience and should also have knowledge of, and experience in long tail insurance or the broader insurance/finance sectors. Specialised skills and experience are also required in a number of the following areas:  business strategy, risk management, finance, actuarial, investment, IT, governance, marketing and operating in an APRA-regulated environment. 

Applicants should understand and agree to accept the time commitment involved (approximately 25 days a year) and the ongoing professional development requirements.

Councillors wishing to be considered for appointment as a LGNSW Councillor Director on the Board of StateCover must satisfy the requirements of its fit and proper policy.

Information packs containing further details about the positions and the selection criteria must be obtained by prospective applicants and are available by emailing Bilyana Milenkovski at LGNSW.

Applications close Friday 19 July 2019.


Digital Instructional Designer


  • Sydney CBD location
  • 12-month contract
  • Salary package including superannuation up to $120,000 with monthly Rostered Day Off


The organisation

Local Government NSW (LGNSW) is the peak body for councils and related organisations in NSW.  We provide a comprehensive range of services including advocacy on policy to State and Federal governments, industrial relations representation, professional development and management services to members who include council staff and elected representatives.


The position

The new role of Digital Instructional Designer is responsible for developing innovative and engaging eLearning programs, activities and tools for NSW Council staff and councillors using a variety of digital platforms in the constantly evolving eLearning space.


The person

The role would suit a highly motivated individual who wants to use their design and instructional expertise to develop innovative online learning opportunities for members. The role will have ownership of a dedicated instructional design area.


Key Responsibilities

  • Identify, develop, promote and evaluate engaging eLearning programs, webinars, podcasts and other online activities and tools.
  • Collaborate with internal and external subject matter experts, trainers and stakeholders to ensure eLearning programs and resources are industry focused and job applicable.
  • Manage eLearning business development to achieve agreed targets.
  • Manage customer relationship and technical support associated with the implementation of digital learning products.
  • Develop curate and manage content and learner experience in social learning platforms.
  • Develop an online library of resources and products for members.
  • Build and maintain positive client relationships with learning and development, human resource and governance professionals in member councils.


The essential requirements

  • Qualification/s in adult education, minimum TAE40116 – Certificate IV in Training & Assessment
  • Minimum 3 years experience using eLearning technologies and their applications including Articulate 360 and Learning Management Systems.
  • A creative approach and an ability to think outside of the box.
  • Ability to write effective instructional text and audio /video scripts.
  • Experience managing webinars
  • Strong organisation and project management skills
  • Knowledge of Microsoft & Adobe suites
  • Excellent written and communication skills 
  • Ability to work in a team and collaborate with others



  • Experience curating and managing subject content and learner experience in social learning platforms.


How to Apply

Please review the position description prior to applying. Your application should include a covering letter (maximum two pages) which clearly details your skills and experience as relevant to this positions’ accountabilities and requirements, and an up-to-date resume (maximum four pages). Please send applications to jobs@lgnsw.org.au.


For further details about the role please contact Jenny Green, Manager Learning Solutions on (02) 9242 4000.

Applications close Friday 26 July 2019. 


Please see senior council vacancies for opportunities within NSW councils.