Women in Engineering Manager

Randwick, Australia
01 Aug 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time
  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • Vibrant campus life with a strong sense of community & inclusion
  • Enjoy a career that makes a difference by collaborating & learning from the best

At UNSW, we pride ourselves on being a workplace where the best people come to do their best work.

The Faculty of Engineering at UNSW is a national and international leader in engineering research and education and is the University’s premier research Faculty. It is the largest Engineering Faculty in Australia, graduating the largest number of engineers and with the largest research expenditure. Through excellence in fundamental and applied research the Faculty aims to be placed in the top 20 internationally by 2025.

About the role

  • $90K - $97K plus 17% superannuation and annual leave loading
  • Continuing
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The role of the Development and Communications Manager (Women in Engineering) is responsible for the implementation of marketing, communication, outreach and support strategies for the recruitment of female students into the engineering disciplines in order to support the Faculty to achieve measurable outcomes in support of equity targets. The key objective is to increase the number of women enrolling in UNSW’s engineering programs, from 20% to 30% of the engineering student body by 2020, and ultimately provide engineering dependent industries with increased female participation in professional roles.

About the successful applicant

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Relevant tertiary qualifications in Engineering, Marketing, or Education with subsequent relevant experience.
  • An understanding of the barriers to selection of engineering studies for females.
  • Substantial project and event management experience including ability to plan, implement and co-ordinate complex projects and report on outcomes.
  • Demonstrated ability to develop and implement marketing/communications materials and activities and to contribute to the development of marketing/communications strategies.
  • Highly developed time management and organisational skills with a proven ability to establish priorities, achieve objectives and meet deadlines.

You should systematically address the selection criteria listed within the position description in your application.

Please apply online - applications will not be accepted if sent to the contact listed.


Kim Burdett, Faculty Education Manager

E: k.burdett@unsw.edu.au

P: +61 2 938 55000

Applications close: 15 August 2017