Board Member - South Australian Skills Commission (Part-Time Appointment)

The Minister for Education, Training and Skills, Hon Blair Boyer MP, is inviting applications from people interested in becoming a Board member of the South Australian Skills Commission.

The South Australian Skills Commission (the Commission) is an independent statutory body established under the South Australian Skills Act 2008 (the Act) with responsibility for performing the functions and exercising the powers conferred upon it by the Act.

The Commission plays a key role in identifying strategies and priorities for skills and workforce development, monitoring how the skills sector is performing and supporting employment growth and economic outcomes for South Australia. Industry Skills Councils support the Commission through providing advice on how government can support a highly skilled workforce.

The Commission is expected to consult widely with stakeholders in the development of advice on skills and workforce issues. The Commission’s membership will reflect the South Australian Government’s commitment to ensure workers, employers and training organisations work together with the government on skills and workforce development matters.

The Commission is committed to diversity within the membership. People from diverse backgrounds including culturally and linguistically, geographically, people with a disability, women, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply.

When completing the Expression of Interest Form applicants must detail their knowledge, skills or experience relevant to the Commission’s functions. Please review the Board Member Specification document for an overview of the role and recruitment process.

How to apply

Applications can be lodged online. To apply to become a member of the South Australian Skills Commission you must submit a completed Expression of Interest application form, and an up-to-date Curriculum Vitae.

Applications close at 5.00pm (ACDT) Wednesday, 12 April 2023.

Confidential enquiries can be made via email to

For further information please call 1800 006 488