WIL Industry Engagement Manager

Randwick, Australia
29 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
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.

UNSW Business School is a leader in business education and research in the Asian region and one of the largest Business Schools in Australia with more than 15,000 students, 500 academic and professional staff and more than 80,000 alumni and partners. The Business School offers a full suite of business degree programs at undergraduate, postgraduate, coursework and research levels, including the AGSM MBA programs and a range of Executive Programs. Its direction is guided by a business advisory council of leading CEOs, chairpersons and other business leaders.

The Student Experience is the UNSW Business School’s central hub for engagement and support for students and alumni. As a ‘One-stop-shop’, we drive a seamless pathway for our students ranging from discovery and enquiry through to graduation and beyond.

About the role

  • $119K -$126K plus (17% superannuation and leave loading)
  • Continuing
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)

The opportunity

The incumbent will lead the UNSW Business School’s attraction and retention of prospective industry, government and community partners for the purpose of increasing student placements and other Work Integrated Learning (WIL) activities.

This will involve building and effectively managing a portfolio of domestic and international industry and employer relationships that facilitate successful WIL experiences and proactively identifying opportunities to grow new business opportunities both domestically and internationally. Leading a team of professionals you will be critical to the success of the WIL experience for students of the UNSW Business School.

About the successful applicant

You will have a well-developed understanding of emerging trends in WIL and appreciation of best practice offerings both domestic and international. Your proven experience and expertise in leadership, relationship building, and negotiation skills will enable you to set, develop and drive priorities and in turn the continued growth and success of the student experience via wok integrated learning opportunities.

Leading a small team, you will be strategic and articulate in your work approach. Your expert advice and collaborative stakeholder approach will position you well to deliver on your key objectives.  

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.


David Sams

Director, Student Experience

E: david.sams@unsw.edu.au

T: (61 2) 9385 9693

Applications close: 11.59 pm 18th February 2018