Chief Operating Officer

Wagga Wagga, Australia
17 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
24 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Charles Sturt University is looking to appoint a highly experienced individual to the role of Chief Operating Officer. The successful individual will play a pivotal role in advancing the University through successful implementation of the 2030 strategic plan, as well as supporting the Vice-Chancellor in the leadership and effective operation of the university.

Established as a University in 1989, Charles Sturt University is currently on a ten-year journey towards a vision to be Australia’s leading regional university, with the goal of advancing the careers of their students, inspiring research excellence and driving regional outcomes with global impact. With nine campuses in three states, the University is rated #1 for undergraduate employment in Australia and has roots dating back to 1895.

Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, the Chief Operating Officer is responsible for the performance of the key administrative portfolios of the University through the execution of the University Strategy as set by the Chancellor, Vice-Chancellor, and the University Council. This exceptional opportunity will be suitable to someone with experience in successfully leading, managing and motivating a high functioning and a diverse portfolio in a large complex organisation. 

Supporting Charles Sturt University in the search for its new Chief Operating Officer is the executive search firm Johnson Partners.

To apply, please send your CV to

For a confidential discussion, please contact Dean Hassall on +61 421 980 917.

Applications close COB Monday 24th January 2022.