Director of Administration

St Virgil’s College, Hobart

Full-Time, Ongoing Position
Start date: Start of Term 4 2021 (or negotiable)
Reports To: Deputy Principal

St Virgil’s College, founded in 1911 is a Kindergarten, Grade 3 to Year 10 school for boys in the Edmund Rice tradition. The aim of the College is to support parents in educating their sons within the Catholic tradition and the spirit of Edmund Rice.

The St Virgil’s Junior School (Kindergarten, Grade 3 to 6) is located in Patrick Street, Hobart, adjacent to St Mary’s Cathedral.  The secondary campus (Grade 7 to 10) has approximately 630 students and is situated on an expansive property at Austins Ferry.

The College has commenced Kindergarten in 2021 and will become a K-12 College by 2024. During this exciting time of growth and development, the College is seeking visionary, experienced and courageous educational leaders to create an innovative, authentically Catholic education with boys at the centre.


Job Summary

The Director of Administration takes overall responsibility of the day to day administration of the College’s senior campus at Austins Ferry including timetables, relief teachers, events management and daily organisation. The role also has responsibility for the coordination of major events involving the Junior School. The role is a leadership position at the College and the incumbent will be an active member of the College’s Leadership Team. The Principal’s delegated representative for operational matters will be the Deputy Principal with the Director of Administration reporting to them and required to make a formal report as required.

For further information about the position, including Duties & Responsibilities, Experience & Qualifications and Key Selection Criteria, please click here.


Application Procedure

Please note this appointment is made by St Virgil’s College and all queries & applications should be forwarded directly to the College.

Applications should include an application letter, current CV and a four-page maximum response addressing the key selection criteria for the position.

Applications must be submitted to the Principal, Mr Damian Messer.

Please address to:

Mr Damian Messer


St Virgil’s College

195 Main Rd