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Manager, Global Experience

Adelaide, Australia
$110,581 - $122,420 (for a post 1 July start)
Closing date
19 Jun 2024

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  • Continuing | Full-Time
  • Higher Education Officer Level 8 | $110,581 - $122,420 (for a post 1 July start)
  • Location: Bedford Park / Kaurna Country
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Flinders University is dedicated to fostering a global and ethical mindset, promoting cultural exchange, internationalising curriculum and preparing students for success in an interconnected world.  

About the Role

At Flinders, the Student Mobility Manager is referred to as Manager, Global Experience (GEM), and leads the Global Experience Team (GET). The GEM provides expert advice to key stakeholders about the range of activities that fall within the GET along with supervising and guide the staff.

The position also contributes to the ongoing planning and development of student mobility in line with the strategic objectives of the International Portfolio and the broader University by making informed recommendations for enhancement of policies, systems and processes based on research and analysis of trends, and liaison and benchmarking with key stakeholders.

Please view the Position Description for a list of Key Position Responsibilities in relation to the each above

Positioned in a broader team who are highly effective and are regularly recognised for their impact, this role presents the opportunity for the successful candidate to build their team while collaborating with the University’s six Colleges and other relevant internal stakeholders to promote opportunities for students to undertake an overseas study experience.

Please note - This position may require international and domestic travel, work outside of normal hours with restrictions on taking leave during peak work periods.

About You

It is expected that the successful candidate will have made progress towards postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience or hold an equivalent combination of extensive relevant experience and/or education and/or training.

With proven experience in formulating plans for inbound and outbound student mobility, including proposed targets for designated countries, to be successful in this role you will also demonstrate:

  • Exemplary interpersonal and oral communication skills, (including cross cultural communication), along with evidence of capacity to represent the University overseas, ensuring the development and maintenance of productive relationships with international partners, industry and government.
  • High-level analytical skills, including ability to identify opportunities to increase targets for inbound and outbound student mobility.
  • Previous experience in formulating plans for inbound and outbound student mobility, including proposed targets, for designated countries.
  • Proven experience in leading and managing staff and operations, in a team and performance-based environment, along with experience in managing operational budgets or expenditures and a track record of success in administering programs.
  • Comprehensive knowledge of Australian university courses and internationalisation strategies.

About the Portfolio of the Vice-President & Pro Vice-Chancellor (International):  

The Portfolio of the Vice-President and Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) has refreshed its structure to deliver future needs including strategic leadership to further enhance performance, strengthen capacity, whilst setting an ambitious strategy for 2023 and beyond!!! Key to this is driving international student enrolments through an enhanced focus on international recruitment and partnerships working in close collaboration with our Colleges and Portfolios. 

We recognise the key to our success is exceptional people. If you are a hardworking, dedicated professional, with a passion for students and global education - we want to hear from you!! If you can see yourself contributing to the ambitious agenda of Flinders University in a friendly, collegial, fun and vibrant workplace - come join us! 

Life at Flinders

We're transforming and investing in people and facilities to create contemporary, stimulating, and satisfying learning and work environments that reflect our core values of excellence, innovation, courage, and integrity. Flinders is refocusing its strategic priorities with the aim of elevating its performance to be a top ten Australian university, and amongst the top 1% in the world.

Reaching beyond the limits of buildings, borders, and backgrounds, ours is an inclusive culture that believes absolutely in equality and opportunity for all. We don't just accommodate differences; we embrace and celebrate them. So, why work at Flinders?

  • 17% Superannuation + salary packaging options
  • Flexible working arrangements
  • Wide range of professional development activities and services
  • We embrace diversity and promote equity and inclusion for all students and staff
  • Vibrant campus life and amenities including on campus health care servicesgym and childcare centre (Bedford Park, South Australia).

Our Commitment to Reconciliation and Indigenous Employment

Flinders University is proud to be an organisation that is committed to our Reconciliation Action Plan and Indigenous Workforce Strategy. Our vision is to be a preferred employer for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.  We are committed to progressing Indigenous advancement in education, research, employment, and wellbeing, and strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples for all Flinders vacancies.

Prescribed Conditions for Employment

  • A valid National Police Certificate which is satisfactory to the University will also be required before the successful applicant can commence in this position.
  • Please note that you may be required to provide evidence that you are up to date with COVID-19 vaccinations, in line with the Flinders University COVID-19 Vaccination Policy 
  • It is a requirement of this position that the incumbent maintain a current Working With Children Check which is satisfactory to the University in accordance with the Child Safety (Prohibited Persons) Act 2016 (SA).

How to Apply and Information


Applications to be submitted before 10.00pm:

19 June 2024

At Flinders we embrace and celebrate diversity and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples, and people of all ages, ethnicities, abilities, sexual orientations, and gender identities.

Flinders. Fearless.


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