Director, Student Administration Systems

Sydney, Australia
Monday, 19 August 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 2 September 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Opportunity to leverage your experience in the transformation to leading edge technologies to digitise and enhance the student experience
  • Located at Camperdown Campus
  • Continuing opportunity with an attractive salary on offer

About the opportunity 

The University of Sydney is undergoing an exciting period of transformation in the delivery of our student administrative function. In order to deliver a Student Administration Services (SAS) Technology Strategy we’re looking for a Director, Student Administration Systems to join our SAS Leadership Group to drive system innovation and lead the ongoing improvement of the student experience.

In this role you’ll have the opportunity to make a significant contribution to the ongoing transformation of the student administration experience, working with key partners to deliver an exceptional and integrated user experience, and promoting a “digital first” approach, with a focus on delivering centrally managed student administrative services.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Director Student Administration Systems who has:

  • proven success in the positive transformation and continuous improvement of business technology approaches;
  • experience in the development and execution of integrated system strategy and system roadmaps that apply leading edge approaches (such as cloud-based deployment, software as a service, system integration);
  • highly developed strategic and business planning skills;
  • the ability to lead, and to develop leadership in others;
  • an excellent business partnering approach.

About us

The Student Administration Unit is within the Operations Portfolio and is responsible for management of student administration systems, multi-channel future and current student enquiry and information provision, scholarship and tuition fee management, unit of study availability and enrolment management, timetabling, central examination and results management, maintaining student records, assessing course completion requirements, enabling award conferral and graduation.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1524/0719C to apply.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position

Closing date: 11:30pm, Monday 2 September 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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