Chief Information Officer

Gold Coast/Lismore, Australia
17 Sep 2021
End of advertisement period
11 Oct 2021
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Senior staff appointment
  • Lead the University’s technology services
  • Choice of location at our beautiful regional campuses, Gold Coast or Lismore

About the role

Technology Services provides effective technology leadership, strategy, and expertise through proactive engagement with the University and its partners, with the goal to deliver purposeful and reliable technology systems in line with the expectations and requirements of the University and its customers.

The Chief Information Officer, leads the University’s Technology Services team in driving responsive, client-focused, best-practice technology services in teaching, learning, research and administration to support the University's mission and strategy.

This position is available at Gold Coast or Lismore locations, with both regions offering the very best of an Australian coastal and regional lifestyle.

About you

We are seeking an exceptional leader with proven success in leading large-scale change in a multi-stakeholder environment.

Key requirements of the role are a track record in leading an organisational culture of continuous improvement and client service, previous success in delivering client-focused technology services and high level experience in strategic and operational planning within a complex environment.

The University’s values are integrity and collegiality. Alignment with these values, along with the ability to actively contribute to the success of a team, are inherent requirements of the role.

About us

Southern Cross University is powered by passion to deliver the best learning, teaching and research possible. Our graduates stride a global stage with confidence as proud alumni. Working at Southern Cross combines a rare privilege of being surrounded by ambitious students, amazing and dedicated colleagues and an environment of stunning natural beauty. Independent benchmarks place Southern Cross at the forefront of its key research areas, student experience and graduate salaries, largely due to the tireless collaboration to create something special across our communities of the Northern Rivers, Coffs Harbour, Gold Coast and online.

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.

Applicant information

Job applicants must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen, Australian permanent resident or currently hold a visa with unrestricted work rights in Australia for the entire duration of the appointment. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

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

Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Monday 11 October 2021 and must be submitted through the online portal.

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 280_08/21.