Governance Officer

Bathurst, Australia
19 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
02 Apr 2020
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Play an active role in shaping the governance of the University
  • Engage and build professional relationships with a diverse range of stakeholders
  • Great opportunity to utilise your strong organisational, analytical and communication skills

The Role

  • Continuing, Full Time
  • $77,653 to $84,033 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

In your role as Governance Officer, you will work closely with the Director, Governance to deliver a high standard of governance services to the Universitys governance and high-level management committees, as well as to members of the University more generally.

You will be responsible for all aspects of committee management, including the preparation of draft submissions, agendas, minutes and reports, the organisation of committee meetings, supporting and guiding committee functions (through developing and providing advice relating to the action sheet, annual plan and Membership and Terms of Reference), and monitoring and providing advice in relation to relevant University rules and policy.

You will be passionate about continuous improvement and will work as part of the Governance team to identify and implement best-practice solutions to further strengthen the governance of the University.

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree in a relevant field or an equivalent level of knowledge gained through any combination of education, training and/or experience.
  • A passion for continuous improvement.
  • Excellent time management skills and ability to troubleshoot and innovate.
  • Outstanding analytical and communication skills.

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 Governance and Corporate Affairs is responsible for coordinating the governance of the University and is required to provide executive support to senior committees of the University. The Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs is also responsible for providing advice to the Vice-Chancellor, senior executives and staff of the University in relation to University governance, audit and risk management, investigations/appeals and complaints, legislative compliance, legal requirements, policy management and records management. The Office of Governance and Corporate Affairs also assists with other administrative, governance and advisory services relating to the corporate organisation of the University, such as graduations, elections, University rules and delegations.

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:

Natalie Nixon | Director, Governance | | Ph: 02 6338 4143

Closing Date: 11 pm, 2 April 2020

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