Manager, Professional Experience Unit

Gold Coast/Lismore, Australia
$101,778-$112,377 per annum
31 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Organisational Unit

School of Health and Human Sciences

Appointment type:

Full-time, continuing


A remuneration package of up to $131,481 per annum (inclusive of base salary $101,778-$112,377 per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation)


Lismore or Gold Coast

Closing date:

Monday, 19 November 2018 at 9.00am AEDT

Open to:

Job applicants must be Australian or New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or currently hold a visa with unrestricted work rights in Australia for the entire duration of the vacancy. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Full-time, continuing appointment
  • Leadership role
  • Based at either Gold Coast or Lismore Campus

About the role

The Manager, Professional Experience Unit will lead a team of up to 15 staff on three campuses, and drive strategies to streamline and improve efficiencies in work integrated learning. The role manages all components of student placement activities within the School through high level advice and liaison with internal and external stakeholders and supporting the Professional Placement Coordinators.

The role will manage budget and staffing requirements for the Professional Experience Unit, develop policies, manage pre-placement requirements and provide high level analysis and evaluation of placement activities for the School.

About you

To be successful in this role you will have strong leadership skills and proven success in managing teams committed to excellence in service delivery. You will have a demonstrated ability to review and redesign business practices and promote a transformational culture.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and be able to demonstrate a successful background in effective collaboration and engagement with internal and external stakeholders.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

The School of Health and Human Sciences at Southern Cross University provides a comprehensive range of award programs in the field of health and human sciences, and aims to advance and disseminate knowledge through the conduct of scholarly research and the provision of quality professional development opportunities in the region.

The School works with professional associations to design and deliver courses and experiences that address the ongoing and emerging health needs of the community, enabling graduates to take up positions in the health and human sciences workforce.

The Professional Experience Unit supports undergraduate and post-graduate student placement processes to enhance the clinical experiences and outcomes for graduates.

Contact for further information

Name:          Associate Professor Jacqui Yoxall, Deputy Head of School
Phone:         +61 7 5589 3224

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Monday, 19 November 2018.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.  The Vacancy ID is 18087.

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