Director Student Administration

Melbourne, Australia
21 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Exciting leadership opportunity to reimagine the student experience.
  • Strategic role at the University of Opportunity and Success.
  • Contribute to the dynamic transformation of the student administration model.

As a dual sector university based in the west of Melbourne, Victoria University (VU) is committed to championing its heartland and is well placed to play a leadership role in reconceptualising tertiary education to meet the emerging and future needs of our students, businesses and the community. The newly formed PVC (Students) Group has as its strategic focus an innovative and holistic reimagining of the student experience. Integral to the success of this strategy will be the evolution of user friendly, readily accessible e-enabled student administration processes, from application to graduation, for all student cohorts across the full range of our tertiary education offerings.

We are now seeking to appoint a Director of Student Administration to provide strong, collaborative and dynamic leadership to ensure that contemporary, fit for purpose and technology enhanced student administration processes become the norm for students as they interact with the range of student services throughout their lives at VU. Working closely with the PVC (Students), the Director will have specific responsibility for core student administration functions including Admissions and Scholarships, Enrolments and Student Financials, Assessments and Completions, Timetabling and Government Reporting and Student Systems support.

The ideal candidate will have reached senior management level in a tertiary education setting through a comprehensive knowledge of student administration, a flair for systems and technology and an enviable reputation for having established successful and collaborative relationships with a variety of stakeholders to deliver results. We are looking for a skilled practitioner and influencer committed to delivering the most outstanding student experience to our students.

To view the position description and submit an application visit our website.

Victoria University is committed to diversity and inclusion and to achieving gender equality in senior roles and strongly encourages suitably qualified and experienced women and men to apply.

Please submit your application as a single document comprising your cover letter, CV and your responses to the selection criteria listed in the position description.

Applications close at 9.00am on 10 December 2018.

Initial inquiries should be directed to Anne Bendle, Manager Recruitment and Appointments on

+613 9919 5604 or

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