University Secretary and Director, Governance and Corporate Affairs

Bathurst, Australia
22 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Role

  • Fixed Term (5 years), Full Time
  • Remuneration package $179,586 to $224,482
  • Bathurst

As University Secretary and Director, Governance & Corporate Affairs you will provide high level advice on governance matters and professional secretariat services to the Council. You will also be accountable for academic governance and ensuring Academic Senate and its committees adhere to the Higher Education Standards Framework.

To be successful you will have:

  • Experience in leading and managing governance functions
  • Extensive experience in secretarial support to Boards and/or Committees
  • The ability to research complex policy issues and provide advice to senior management

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs is responsible for coordinating the governance of the University and is required to provide executive support to senior committees of the University. The Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs is also responsible for providing advice to the Vice-Chancellor, senior executives and staff of the University in relation to University governance, audit and risk management, investigations/appeals and complaints, legislative compliance, legal requirements, policy management and records management. The Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs also assists with other administrative, governance and advisory services relating to the corporate organisation of the University, such as graduations, elections, University rules and delegations.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Catherine Gordon | Executive Officer to Vice-Chancellor | | Ph: 02 6338 4866

Closing Date: 11 pm, 12 November 2018