Executive Project Officer

Bathurst, Australia
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Bring your strategic, operational, business and administrative skills
  • Develop, manage and/or participate in projects
  • Exciting busy office

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $94,567 to $107,106 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

As Executive Project Officer, you will provide high-level strategic, operational, business and administrative support to the Executive Director, Student Success to achieve the Division's strategic objectives. This role will also be critical to projects within the Division and will drive effective planning, resourcing, communication and delivery to agreed timeline and budget.

To be successful you will have:

  • The ability to develop and implement innovative policies and practices
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Experience with applying project management methodologies

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 Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) has oversight for leading and driving a student-centred culture across the CSU student lifecycle, from awareness through to graduation and alumni. The Portfolio supports the University's objectives to provide sector leading student recruitment and engagement practices, to ensure our students feel well supported on their learning journey whilst developing a lifelong connection to the CSU community.

The Portfolio includes the Divisions of Student Administration, Student Services, Marketing and Communication and the offices of Residence Life and Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team. As such, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) also assists the Vice-Chancellor generally in providing positive leadership and management for the University.

The Division of Student Services works collaboratively with Faculties and Divisions to enhance students' University experience. The Division recognises that a successful transition into university requires a holistic approach to both academic and social integration. Through inclusive practices we build aspiration levels for Higher Education, enhance participation in chosen courses of study and enable people to make smooth transitions into University, successful study, and become effective members of their profession.

The Division has 112 FTE staff and an annual operating budget of AUD$19.5 million.

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:

Jacqueline Clements | Executive Director, Student Success | eddss@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6051 9354

Closing Date: 11 pm, 18 December 2018

The next steps of the recruitment process will be conducted in January 2019, and applicants may expect to receive notice of their progress in the new year.