Director in Woolyungah Indigenous Centre

Wollongong, Australia
09 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
02 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


  • Fixed Term, full time appointment (5 years) 

The Director of the Woolyungah Indigenous Centre (WIC) provides senior leadership and management for WIC’s three service streams to support Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students to achieve successful graduate outcomes. 

These three streams: outreach and community engagement; recruitment and transition; and ongoing student support; focus on enhancing Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander student support and transition services at UOW.  The Director will establish strong working partnerships within the University to ensure integrated service delivery that facilitates student focussed outcomes and aligns with the UOW Student Support Strategy.  

The Director also supports the implementation of UOW’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Research & Engagement Enabling Strategy by contributing to a high-quality educational experience that nurtures excellence and personal success in a culturally safe learning environment through:

University wide leadership and operational management to support the development and implementation of KPIs for WIC’s three support streams;
Strategically engaging with local and national networks to access funding opportunities;

Shaping the structure of the team to aid in addressing the major accountabilities and responsibilities of this senior role. UOW considers that being of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent is a genuine occupational qualification or requirement for this position under relevant anti-discrimination legislation.

You are required to respond to the selection criteria in the online application form as well as provide a 1 page statement outlining your experiences, strengths and what you will bring to this senior role.

Further details are available from Professor Joe Chicharo, Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic), by phone (02) 4221 3962.

Primary Location: Australia-New South Wales-Wollongong
Employee Status: Fixed Term
Schedule: Full-time
Closing Date: 02/11/2017, 8:59:00 PM
Salary Details: Level 10: Annual remuneration package (base salary (negotiable) + superannuation + leave loading)
Reference Number: 171031
HR Contact: Alison Miller
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