Director, Data Insights

Maribyrnong, Australia
12 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
25 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

This is a full time, fixed term contract until 31 December 2020. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

  • Newly created senior leadership position with the University of Opportunity
  • Work in a high performing and motivated team
  • Located at our Footscray Park Campus just 10 minutes from the CBD

About the Role

The Director, Data Insights will lead, manage and develop VU’s data and business intelligence capabilities, collaborating closely with stakeholders to design and deliver fit-for-purpose, high quality data services. Reporting to the Vice-President Planning, Registrar and University Secretary, the Director will be responsible for ensuring that executive decision-makers at VU are empowered to make considered, evidence-based strategic investment and operational decisions in a commercially sensitive and competitive environment.                                          

About the Person

Strongly committed to evidence based decision making, you are an inspiring leader with a demonstrated track record of success in utilising data warehouses, data insights, analysis and management reporting to inform organisational strategy and decision-making. An outstanding communicator able to influence executive and academic stakeholders, you will be known for your resilience and ability to successfully lead teams through significant change in a complex organisational environment. You will have a deep understanding of the tertiary education regulatory environment and the critical role governance plays in sound decision making.


  • Salary sacrifice options
  • Professional development opportunities
  • Flexible working arrangements available
  • On-site gym, parking and more!

How to apply:

For a Position Description and to submit an application please visit our website

Applications must be submitted as a single document comprising;

  • A cover letter
  • Your CV
  • Your responses to the selection criteria listed in the Position Description

Please note:  Applications which do not address the selection criteria will not be considered.

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