Education Manager

Brisbane, Australia
10 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR)

The Institute for Social Science Research (ISSR) is a national leader in advanced social science and evidence based policy research. Our researchers address some of today's most important social scientific and policy questions. In addition to research we also provide postgraduate research training and offer commercial services and training for public and private sector organisations. In 2013 ISSR secured funding to lead a new Australian Research Council Centre of Excellence aimed to break the cycle of social disadvantage across generations and within families.

The ARC Centre of Excellence for Children and Families over the Life Course (the Life Course Centre) will advance research targeted at reducing deep and enduring social and economic disadvantage in Australia and internationally. The Centre will examine the intergenerational transmission of inequality and disadvantage and the development, prevention and remediation of disadvantage over the life course. In particular, the Life Course Centre aims to identify the drivers of disadvantage in Australia and develop innovative solutions to mitigate or reverse its impact.

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The Role

The role will develop and deliver initiatives that meet the objectives of the Institute's learning portfolio and strategy over the next three years. This includes overseeing the delivery of the Life Course Centre capacity building objectives and achieving the recruitment target for ISSR's award programs, including a new MicroMasters and Master's program and the research higher degree program. The position supervises the student administration activity of award programs delivered by ISSR.

The Person

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications or progress towards postgraduate qualification in Marketing, Communications, or other relevant discipline or extensive experience in business development or student recruitment expertise or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. Ideal applicants will have experience in student recruitment, developing and delivering marketing strategies against specific targets, project management experience as well as high level interpersonal, relationship management and negotiation skills. Successful applicants will also have experience developing and implementing programs that promote collaboration and capacity building across multiple partners and sectors.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion.

Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. For further information please contact our Australian Indigenous Employment Coordinator at: 

Applications are also encouraged from women.


This is a part time (70%), 3 year fixed term appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range $92,811 - $104,214 p.a. (full time equivalent), plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $ 108,589 - $ 121,930 p.a. (full time equivalent)).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Cordelia Jackson on +61 7 334 67675 or email

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter, Resume and Selection Criteria responses.

Job applicants must have the right to work in Australia. 

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