School Administration Manager

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Gold Coast/Lismore, Australia
02 Aug 2019
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19 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

About the role

The School Administration Manager leads the administration activities within the School of Education, including human resource and financial management, space and physical resources (non-technical), accreditation processes, professional experience placements and workload allocation.

This role provides high-level administrative support to the School’s management team, including financial advice and reporting.

About you

To be successful in this role you will bring your administration management experience to lead the School’s multi-faceted administrative team. You will have excellent organisational skills and experience in managing human resource and financial administration processes.

Your high-level interpersonal and communication skills will be utilised as part of the School’s leadership team, and in your engagement with internal and external stakeholders to build the School’s relationships and collaborations.

You will be committed to the enhancement of the student experience by creating efficiencies and ensuring excellence in service delivery.  

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 23 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

Our Lismore campus is located in the vibrant Northern Rivers region of New South Wales, set on more than 75 hectares of lush landscaped gardens and rainforest walkways. The vibrant city of Lismore is the business and government centre of the Northern Rivers region of NSW. A thriving arts community ensures a lively calendar of events, many of which celebrate the agricultural life of the region and its clean, green, alternate lifestyle.

The University’s newest campus on the Gold Coast boasts state-of-the-art nursing and midwifery simulation laboratories, professional standard footwear and orthotic support manufacturing facilities and contemporary teaching environments for law, social science and social welfare, information technology, business and tourism degrees.

The School of Education is a dynamic learning community dedicated to fostering excellence in education. The School offers teacher education courses in Early Childhood, Primary and Secondary at undergraduate, postgraduate and graduate-entry levels along with Masters and Research Higher Degree programs.

Southern Cross University is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications are encouraged from people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent; and equity target groups including women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, people with disabilities, and people who identify as LGBTIQ. The University is a proud participant in the Athena SWAN gender equity accreditation program and had committed to the 10 principles of the Athena SWAN Charter. 

Southern Cross University offers flexible work arrangements, generous parental and carer’s leave provisions, wellbeing initiatives, professional learning opportunities, mentoring programs and support to undertake further study.

Contact for further information

Name:          Professor Nan Bahr, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Students) and Dean of Education
Phone:         (07) 5589 3187

Applications close at 9:00am AEST on the closing date. Late applications will not be accepted.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website.  The Vacancy ID is 19089.