Faculty Academic Manager

Armidale, Australia
28 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education

  • Continuing, full-time,
  • $ 94,416 to $ 109,572 per annum (HEO8)
  • Plus 17% employer superannuation. Salary packaging options are available.
  • Relocation assistance provided
  • Applicants must have ongoing full time work rights (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact.  We aim to foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.

The Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education (HASSE) is strategically positioned as a multidisciplinary academic unit for teaching, research and professional engagement, responsible for delivering services through the School of Education and the School of Humanities, Arts and Social Sciences.

The Faculty aspires to lead through academic excellence in learning and teaching, research and engagement with the professions and industries; and to influence public policy, professional practice and community life across our diverse disciplines. It supports an outstanding learning and student experience through provision of a range of courses, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, to prepare our graduates to achieve their potential in a complex and changing global environment. The Faculty undertakes world-class research, strengthened by collaboration across disciplines including strong partnership with professions, industry and other institutions.

About the role

The role of the Faculty Academic Manager is a self-managed senior administrative position, providing high level support and specialist advice to the Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning). The Faculty Academic Manager is responsible for a range of duties that underpin academic program management, entrepreneurial activities and quality assurance within the Faculty in order to ensure university-wide consistency in the design, development, implementation and interpretation of policies. The Faculty Academic Manager reports directly to the Associate Dean, Teaching and Learning.

Skills & Experience

This role requires the ability to provide leadership, management and mentoring to staff, together with excellent communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to provide high level procedural and policy advice. The successful applicant will have a flexible attitude to work, demonstrating initiative and the ability to embrace change in response to new initiatives, strategic direction or other requirements. A relevant postgraduate qualification or progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or a range of theoretical and technical expertise is also required. Australian Higher Education experience would be advantageous.

Additional information

To discuss this opportunity, please contact Professor Anne-Marie Morgan:  phone 02 6773 3869, mobile 0402 978 069 or email amorga23@une.edu.au. To find out more about the Faculty of Humanities, Arts, Social Sciences and Education visit https://www.une.edu.au/about-une/faculty-of-humanities-arts-social-sciences-and-education

About Armidale

Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights. You can live in the heart of Armidale or experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.

To find out more, visit: www.armidaleregional.nsw.gov.au.

Closing Date:   17 February 2019 - Midnight

Reference No:   219034

To demonstrate your suitability for this role, please respond to the selection criteria, contained in the position statement, in your application.


Equity principles underpin all UNE policies and procedures. As a University committed to engaging a diverse workforce, UNE encourages Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people to apply.