Wollongong, Australia
22 May 2019
End of advertisement period
04 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed term, full-time appointment (until August 2021)

In just 40 years, the University of Wollongong (UOW) has become a benchmark for Australia’s new generation of universities; dynamic, innovative and prominent in national and international rankings for the quality of our teaching and research.

The Governance and Legal Division ensures UOW meets its strategic goals in a way that best protects and enhances its interests and reputation, through the provision of expert advice, guidance and records management.    

The Director Governance and Legal is responsible for leading university governance and legal activities, complaints handling and records management functions. To be successful in this role you will have extensive experience leading a team of specialised professionals in a complex environment. With excellent stakeholder management, communication and problem solving skills, you will be pragmatic, responsive to change and committed to client service. Extensive experience in the field of governance and/or legal is essential.

Candidates must address selection criteria within the online application. 

For further information about this role please contact Marcia Sherlock on (02) 4221 5923.

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.   

The University of Wollongong is committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. As an equal opportunity employer, and a recognised leader in gender equality, we encourage and welcome applications from a diverse range of backgrounds and people including: culturally and linguistically diverse, women, disability, LGBTIQ+, and Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islanders.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 04/06/2019, 9:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Annual remuneration package (base salary (negotiable) + superannuation)
Reference Number: 190731
HR Contact: Alison Miller
Contact Email:

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