Operations Manager (Precinct), Central Sydney

Camperdown, Australia
$111,966 + 17% superannuation
24 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
31 Jan 2023
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • The Faculty of Medicine and Health's Precinct model is focused on new ways of collaborating with our health and industry partners to deliver education, research, and innovation to positively impact healthcare outcomes, policy, and global reach.
  • Lead a team of administrators and executive assistants to deliver operational management for the Central Sydney (Patyegarang) Precinct
  • Full time, continuing position, base salary starting at $111,966 + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We have an exciting opportunity for a proactive and innovative Manager in the Faculty of Medicine and Health. This is a significant position for the faculty, helping to operationalise and embed our precinct strategy. You will deploy your extensive operational management capability, gained in tertiary education or the health sector, to develop positive relationships with staff, affiliates, and partners across the precinct.

The Precinct Manager will lead the effective and cohesive deployment of systems, processes and practices for the precinct, ensuring that all people, financial and operational management practices are sustainable and contribute to creating the health workforce and leadership of the future.

The Precinct Manager is responsible for supporting the overall successful operation of the precinct including input to strategic planning, leadership of operational and project management, policy advice and oversight of administrative support for the local leadership team. The position provides effective general management of operational and administrative systems, processes, and programs in alignment with university policy.

About you

  • experience in managing and building positive working relationships at all levels ranging from senior academics to junior staff members and students
  • financial management experience and literacy
  • experience in managing budgets and controlling income
  • have previously worked in the higher education/tertiary sector or in a senior role in the health sector
  • proven management experience with multiple stakeholders
  • ability to oversee the effective deployment of resources to optimise outcomes and align with the operational priories
  • proven leadership and management skills.

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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.

As this position is located on an NSW Health site, it is a regulatory requirement to complete compulsory employment checks prior to starting in this position. For more information and instructions, please visit:NSW Health employment requirements

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

Applications (including a cover letter outlining which opportunity you are interested in; Clinical, Research or both, together with your CV, and any additional supporting documentation) can be submitted via the Apply button at the top of the page.

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Tuesday 31 January 2023 11:59 PM