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Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
$106,775 – $116,709 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation
Closing date
17 Mar 2024

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UWA - WA Centre for Health and Ageing

  • We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced Manager to join a team of researchers looking into improving lives among older people
  • Level 8, part-time 0.8 FTE on a 14 months fixed term basis
  • Base salary range: $106,775 – $116,709 p.a. (pro-rata) plus 17% superannuation

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked among the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research intensive universities. With a strong research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to innovate and inspire, there is no better time to join Western Australia’s top university.

About the team

Dementia Training Australia (DTA) is responsible for the translation of contemporary knowledge regarding dementia care through the development and delivery of training resources to the dementia care workforce. DTA is a collaboration between four Australian universities and Dementia Australia and is led by the University of Wollongong. Auspiced by the University of Western Australia’s Western Australian Centre for Health and Ageing, DTA (UWA) forms a key linkage between research and industry.

About the opportunity

As the appointee, you will take a lead role and provide operational management for all activities undertaken by UWA for DTA.

To be considered for this opportunity, you will demonstrate:

  • Relevant tertiary qualification or demonstrated equivalent competency in a Health Sciences discipline
  • Substantial management experience
  • Experience in project management desirable
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and high-level consultation skills
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Proficiency in a range of computing skills including word processing, spreadsheets, databases, internet, and email
  • Demonstrated ability to develop plans for resource use and manage resources
  • Ability to supervise staff Demonstrated ability to contribute to long-term planning and key strategic direction
  • Ability to work independently, show initiative and manage a considerable area

About your application

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description:    Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION [Manager] - Position Number [318230] - Level [8].pdf

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. For information to assist you with compiling statements to answer the selection criteria, please visit Addressing the selection criteria

Closing date: 11:55 PM AWST on Sunday, 17 March 2024

To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Ellie Newman at

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce and an equitable and inclusive workplace.  We celebrate difference and believe diversity is fundamental to achieving our goals as a globally recognised Top 100 educational and research institution.  We are committed to creating a safe work environment for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, women, people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, the LGBTIQA+ community and people living with disability.

  • We have a globally competitive, gender neutral parental leave policy with 26 weeks paid leave after 12 months service and 36 weeks after 5 years.
  • We have on-campus childcare facilities for children aged 6 weeks to kindy.
  • We facilitate flexible working, with part-time and job-sharing arrangements considered.
  • We have an ongoing partnership with Pride in Diversity and were recently awarded a Bronze Employer status for LGBTIQA+ inclusion.
  • We have Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation and actively work to improve gender equity. 

Should you have any queries relating to your application, please contact the individual named in the advertisement. Alternatively, contact the Talent team at with details of your query. To enable a quick response, please include the 6-digit job reference number and a member of the team will respond to your enquiry.

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