Deputy Director: Corporate Services

Adelaide, Metropolitan Adelaide, Australia
09 Mar 2017
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24 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About UniSA

The University of South Australia is an enterprising, dynamic, outward-looking institution. We are South Australia’s largest university, ranked amongst the top 3% of universities worldwide and in the top 50 international universities under 50 years of age.

The launch of UniSA Online is an exciting new initiative for UniSA, with the establishment of a suite of online degrees incorporating new approaches to program design, delivery and student support. UniSA Online is a key component of UniSA’s Digital Learning Strategy which sets the goal to be recognised internationally as a leading university for its use of innovative digital technologies to ensure a high quality student learning experience.

The new unit will deliver high quality, supportive, flexible and interactive online education for students, and embodies the corporate values of innovation, client service and academic excellence.

About the Role

The Deputy Director position is a strategic management role, accountable for the overall coordination and leadership of a range of operational functions which will drive the success of UniSA Online.  Exciting opportunities include establishing a brand new Corporate Services team, driving a culture of excellent customer service and instilling a business and solution focused approach across the functions.

Critical to the success of the role will be establishing strong partnerships with stakeholders across the University to ensure that UniSA Online identifies and responds to strategic opportunities.

Skills and Experience

Experience in the tertiary education sector is essential, together with success in managing large administrative or service delivery teams, budget management, change management and success in driving high profile projects from inception to delivery.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA.  For further information about UniSA Online, please visit

For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Michelle De Pasquale, Manager: Recruitment Operations on (08) 8302 2780 or via email to

Applications close: 9.00am Friday 24 March 2017

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Important Information:

In addition to your salary, the University will make employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% of salary on your behalf. The amount of superannuation you are entitled to will depend on the nature of your employment. This can be clarified during the recruitment process. You will also be entitled to annual leave loading. See more benefits of working for UniSA

Before you apply:

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How to apply:

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