Manager in Academic Service

Location
Adelaide, Australia
Posted
07 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2017
Ref
HSC_0765_P_E
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

About the job

This key position has responsibility for the Academic Services function for the Division, providing specialised support relating to international and domestic student admissions, credit, and program development and review for onshore and offshore delivery. This role also plays a vital link between the Schools, Divisions and Central units in implementing new strategies to support the Division’s academic services strategic plan.

You will lead the process for student load and revenue generation forecasts and manage the admission process of students through various streams including SATAC. In addition you will play a pivotal role in the Division’s accreditation process and ensure all programs are compliant with University policy and industry requirements along with maintaining relationships with industry contacts. 

Skills and Experience

Significant experience within a similar position with an understanding of the higher education sector would be highly advantageous, along with prior experience working in a management position within a complex service organisation. Strong skills in interpreting and applying policy, in addition to research skills and the ability to analyse complex data will be highly valued.

Strong communication skills with demonstrated experience in being able to negotiate and influence senior staff to deliver positive outcomes will be essential in this role.

A University of Enterprise

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is an innovative, outward-looking institution known for its strong and engaged research and its experientially-based teaching and learning that is conducted in close collaboration with business, industry, government and the professions.

In recent years, we have maintained a strong upward trajectory across a number of key indicators and are ranked among the world’s top 50 young institutions. We are committed to international education activities and alumni, graduates who are equipped to meet the demands and expectations of the worldwide workforce, a culturally diverse staff and increasing student mobility.

Benefits on offer

At UniSA, we seek to enrich people’s lives through the creation and application of knowledge. Our staff love to be a part of an organisational culture that promotes a strong commitment to educating professionals, sharing knowledge, and engaging with our communities.

We offer a competitive remuneration package and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.

Lodging your application

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA. Please refer to the online application form which will indicate which selection criteria you need to address. 

For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact Julie Bennett, Human Resources Consultant on (08) 8302 1700 or via email to recruitmentcentral@unisa.edu.au.

Applications close: 9:00 am Wednesday 20 September 2017

Pursuant to the Children's Protection Act 1993 (SA), this position has been deemed prescribed. It is an inherent condition of appointment that the successful candidate obtains and maintains (at their own expense) a South Australian Department of Communities and Social Inclusion (DCSI) Criminal History Assessment determining them fit to work with children. Further information regarding a DCSI Child-Related Employment screening assessment can be found via the DCSI website.

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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

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