Senior Manager, Faculty Partnerships

Sydney, Australia
Remuneration package of $159K p.a., including 17% employer’s contribution to superannuation
19 May 2022
End of advertisement period
01 Jun 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time fixed term until 3 February 2023
  • Exciting opportunity to provide operational management, expert advice and guidance throughout the translation and implementation of strategy, policy, and planning within the Faculty Partnerships team
  • Remuneration package of $159K p.a., including 17% employer's contribution to superannuation

About the opportunity

The Senior Manager, Faculty Partnerships will be responsible for operational management of the Faculty Partnerships team in Sydney Future Students, including planning to effectively utilise the workforce and resources to meet the priorities and objectives of Sydney Future Students and faculties and schools. The role supports the Director of Faculty Partnerships and Recruitment Services through overseeing the service model, operational planning and budgets for the Faculty Partnerships team, and preparing reports as required for management groups and governance committees.

Your key responsibilities will be to:

  • provide senior operational advice and management support to the Director, Faculty Partnerships and Recruitment Services
  • provide operational and administrative management and effective financial management support
  • manage the efficient utilisation and deployment of resources for the Faculty Partnerships team and its related entities
  • implement governance and control and key compliance requirements

About you

  • excellent interpersonal, verbal, and written communication skills with sound negotiating and conflict resolution skills and a demonstrated level of tact and discretion in dealing with a variety of matters
  • extensive experience in the development and implementation of service charters and strategic initiatives
  • proven understanding of faculty-based needs in managing recruitment and admissions
  • proven management experience at a senior level; together with flexibility, capacity to adapt to changing circumstances and environments and, when necessary, navigating through ambiguity
  • superior relationship management skills and capacity to manage competing needs of diverse stakeholders
  • demonstrated experience in the supervision, training, mentoring and performance management of staff; and experience managing and resolving a diverse range of HR issues
  • excellent written and oral communication skills including public speaking
  • strong business acumen and operational management skills together with effective leadership and people management experience
  • experience effectively managing a diverse group of key stakeholders on large or complex projects and the ability to develop/cultivate productive relationships with team members and key stakeholders.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People, women, people living with a disability, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, and those who identify as LGBTIQ. We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds.

How to apply

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Wednesday 01 June 2022 11:59 PM

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