Associate Director, Placements, Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Academic

Sydney, Australia
06 Nov 2017
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19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Campbelltown Campus
Full-Time, Ongoing Position

Western Sydney University is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney, a region of great opportunity, diversity, challenge and growth. The University has a strong connection to Greater Western Sydney, working with its communities and businesses to contribute to the region’s growth. The University is culturally diverse, with 2,500 staff and 40,000 students drawn from Australia and around the world.

An exciting opportunity exists for an experienced professional to join the University’s Placement Hub, in the Division of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President Academic. The Associate Director will provide University wide strategic leadership in the development of student placements and work integrated learning. The Associate Director will lead and manage the Placement Hub, which will be responsible for standardising and centralising placement processes across the University. The role will set the focus and direction for placement activities, and manage key relationships with internal stakeholders such as Deans, Academics and external stakeholders.

The successful applicant will have high level strategic management and leadership skills, provide high level of service to key stakeholders, be able to build strong partnerships and relationships with academic units and have a high level of experience in developing strategy, creating a vision and implementing change.

Please refer to the position description for further details and respond to all selection criteria within the online application.

Remuneration Package: Attractive Senior remuneration package

Position enquiries: Simon French, (02) 9683 8114 or email

Closing date: 19 November 2017 at 11:30 pm