Director, International Student Recruitment, Western Sydney International

Sydney, Australia
07 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
04 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Western Sydney University is a modern, forward-thinking, research-led university, located at the heart of Australia’s fastest growing and economically significant Western Sydney region. Boasting 10 campuses—many in CBD locations—and more than 170,000 alumni, 44,000 students, and 3,000 staff, the University has 10 Schools with an array of well-designed programs and courses carefully structured to meet the demands of future industry. The University is ranked in the top two per cent of Universities worldwide and, as a research leader, 80 per cent of the University’s assessed research is rated at ‘World Standard’ or above. 

The Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, International and Western Sydney International work closely with Schools, Institutes, Western Sydney University entities and other Western Sydney University units to expand the University’s global reach and reputation. Western Sydney International facilitates delivery of an integrated international strategy across the University, creating an unrivalled experience for international students, forging international partnerships, increasing the number of inbound international students, and expanding outbound mobility experiences. 

Western Sydney International is responsible for increasing international student enrolments, managing visa risk and agent relationships, developing and managing international partnerships which facilitate international research partnerships, articulation, and outbound mobility, establishing offshore operations and increasing outbound mobility.

The Director, International Student Recruitment leads the International Student Recruitment Unit within Western Sydney International, delivering high level and strategic advice to the Pro Vice- Chancellor, International to deliver the Western Sydney University internationalisation strategy and Securing Success goals. 

The Director, International Student Recruitment develops overarching frameworks, leads business planning and division operational reviews, and drives strategy and market engagement for a whole-of-University approach to international student recruitment. Through thought leadership, business stream management, and operational oversight, the Director, International Student Recruitment ensures that the International Student Recruitment Unit consistently meets Western Sydney International business goals by effectively marketing outstanding products and services that position the University as a leading international education provider. 

The successful candidate will travel internationally as part of senior delegations and for strategic market development purposes. 

Remuneration Package: A competitive and attractive salary package is available (comprising Salary, plus Superannuation, and Leave Loading). 

Position Enquiries: Associate Professor Linda Taylor, 02 9683 8105 or email

Closing Date: 6 February 2019

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