Project Manager, Curriculum Initiatives

Sydney, Australia
16 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Opportunity to lead projects within the Business School Curriculum Program
  • Located at our Camperdown Campus
  • 2 years Fixed-Term and base salary $105,198 p.a plus superannuation

About the opportunity 

The Project Manager (Curriculum Initiatives) provides overall project management of the Business School Curriculum Program of work. The position is responsible for implementing a consistent faculty-wide approach to curriculum transformation and will support the faculty leadership to ensure quality assurance and governance processes are followed, in conjunction with existing protocols. The Project Manager (Curriculum Initiatives) will manage and oversee project organisation including workforce plans, financial management, budget reporting, project processes and resources required to support implementation.

The Project Manager (Curriculum Initiatives) leads the project team and provides high level support to the Manager, Curriculum Planning and Development, Associate Dean (Programs), Academic leads and Program Directors to ensure curriculum initiatives are well planned and communicated and project milestones are met and reported effectively.

About you

The University values courage and creativity; openness and engagement; inclusion and diversity; and respect and integrity. As such, we see the importance of recruiting talent aligned to these values and are looking for a Project Manager (Curriculum Initiatives) who possesses:

  • experience project managing multiple work streams, or leading large complex projects with the ability to work according to strict deadlines and balance various demands;
  • extensive interpersonal, communication, facilitation and consultation skills, with the ability to manage project relationships and liaise and negotiate with a diverse range of stakeholders;
  • project planning, analysis and execution skills with the ability to adapt and develop innovative solutions to manage complex issues.

About us

The University of Sydney Business School (the Faculty of Business) is one of the Asia Pacific region’s premier centres for engaged and innovative business education and research. The Business School has strong alliances with industry, government and the not for profit sector and a highly international outlook, with a broad global network and accreditation by major international organisations. The Business School is large by international standards, with 458 (FTE) highly qualified staff and 8,967 (EFTSL) students from diverse backgrounds enrolled in a comprehensive suite of undergraduate, postgraduate coursework and postgraduate research programs including the MBA, MBA in Leadership and Enterprise, and GEMBA.

Since our inception 160 years ago, the University of Sydney has led to improve the world around us. We believe in education for all and that effective leadership makes lives better. These same values are reflected in our approach to diversity and inclusion, and underpin our long-term strategy for growth. We’re Australia's first university and have an outstanding global reputation for academic and research excellence. Across our campuses, we employ over 7600 academic and non-academic staff who support over 60,000 students.

We are undergoing significant transformative change which brings opportunity for innovation, progressive thinking, breaking with convention, challenging the status quo, and improving the world around us.

How to apply

For more information on the position and University, please view the candidate information pack available from the job’s listing on the University of Sydney careers website.

All applications must be submitted via the University of Sydney careers website. Visit and search by the reference number 1541/0819F to apply.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Thursday 29 August 2019

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

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