Manager, Graduate Studies

Albury-Wodonga/Wagga Wagga, Australia
11 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
26 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Use your strong leadership skills to mentor and develop your team
  • Be part of a dynamic and changing team that is responsible for advancing research training at CSU
  • Excellent opportunity for someone who is fast adapting and agile

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $94,567 - $107,106 pa (plus superannuation)
  • Albury-Wodonga or Wagga (other campuses may be considered)

The Manager, Graduate Studies provides significant leadership in liaison, support and development to advance research training in the University. The position combines coordination of the Graduate Studies Team with creation, documentation, implementation and improvement of the policies and operational systems for effective Higher Degree by Research (HDR) management at CSU. This role involves complex and high-level creative planning and strategic policy and operational advice.

To be successful you will have:

  • Demonstrated skills and previous experience in managing and leading teams in a high workflow environment
  • Demonstrated experience in the formation, planning, development and implementation of policies, procedures and projects
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to negotiate and build relationships with a diverse range of people and with key external bodies,

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 Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry) encompasses the Research Office, the Office of Global Engagement and Partnerships, the Office of Indigenous Affairs, the four University Research Centres plus a number of strategic agendas including ethics and compliance, commercialisation of research, the AgriPark and contribution to the University Strategy. The DVC RDI, in collaboration with the Pro Vice-Chancellor Global Engagement (Research and Partnership), stewards the development of collaborative connections between CSU and industry, end-users and stakeholders to strengthen and expand the research agenda. Closer strategic partnerships are sought based on the internationally competitive nature and relevance of CSU research and the opportunity to provide Higher Degree by Research students with more comprehensive training.

The Research Office is a key operational unit within the RDI portfolio. The critical role of the Research Office is to provide an integrated suite of high standard research administration and support services. Effective leadership of the Research Office is essential to ensure excellence in research higher degree candidature management, research grants and contracts administration, research finance and commercialisation, research information management and reporting, research compliance and research policy development. These activities are undertaken through active liaison with internal and external stakeholders and a strong communication program.

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:

Jason White | Director, Research Office | | Ph: (02) 6933 4748

Closing Date: 11 pm, 26 February 2019

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