Manager - Student Services

Brisbane, Australia
31 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
14 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit

The Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies (ATSIS) Unit was established at The University of Queensland in 1984, recognising the importance of support for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and engagement with the Indigenous community. The activities of the ATSIS Unit are guided by the objectives of The University of Queensland Strategic Plan. The ATSIS Unit strongly supports the celebration of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander cultures and recognises the enormous contributions that Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples and perspectives bring to UQ’s Learning, Discovery and Engagement activities.

The role

The primary role of the Manager, Student Services is to provide leadership to and oversee the continuing development and implementation of a comprehensive Student Services plan designed to increase recruitment, retention, and academic performance and graduation rates of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students at the University of Queensland in line with the Operational Plan of the University.

The person

This is an identified position and the occupant must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent under sections 25 and 105 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. 

Applicants should possess postgraduate qualifications, or extensive experience and management expertise, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training. You should have high level communications and interpersonal skills, advanced problem solving skills and a strong understanding of the barriers, challenges and constraints that inhibit participation, successful performance and completion of tertiary education for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. Applicants should also have demonstrated experience in developing and leading teams of staff.


This is a full-time, continuing appointment at HEW Level 8. The remuneration package will be in the range of $92,811.16 - $104,214.40 p.a., plus employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (range: $108,589.06 - $121,930.85).

Position Description

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To discuss this role please contact Shane Drahm on +61 7 3346 6027 or

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