Team Leader, Student Success Team

Bathurst, Australia
05 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Lead an exciting student focussed team
  • Bring your vision to the CSU student experience
  • Enjoy a regional life style and build your career

The Role

  • Fixed Term (until December 2019), Full Time
  • $81,961 to $89,646 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Bathurst

As Team Leader, Student Outreach Team you will provide leadership for the Student Outreach Team, with the aim of improving the student experience and increasing retention and progress rates. You will also be responsible for the ongoing management of the Study Coach program, which provides ongoing support to our students most at risk of disengaging.

The position will involve extensive liaison across academic and administrative areas of the University in order to ensure a whole of University approach and to align with the University strategy. As the Team Leader you will also be responsible for the collection, analysis and reporting of data that supports the wider Division of Student Services.

To be successful you will have:

  • A degree with relevant experience
  • Outstanding leadership skills, to lead, motivate and manage a dedicated team
  • Passion to build and maintain positive relationships with stakeholders
  • Align strategic and operational planning to the University strategy

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) has oversight for leading and driving a student-centred culture across the CSU student lifecycle, from awareness through to graduation and alumni. The Portfolio supports the University's objectives to provide sector leading student recruitment and engagement practices, to ensure our students feel well supported on their learning journey whilst developing a lifelong connection to the CSU community.

The Portfolio includes the Divisions of Student Administration, Student Services, Marketing and Communication and the offices of Residence Life and Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) is a member of the Vice-Chancellor's Leadership Team. As such, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Students) also assists the Vice-Chancellor generally in providing positive leadership and management for the University.

The Division of Student Services work collaboratively with Faculties and Divisions to enhance students' University experience. The Division recognises that a successful transition into university requires a holistic approach to both academic and social integration. Through inclusive practices we build aspiration levels for Higher Education, enhance participation in chosen courses of study and enable people to make smooth transitions into University, successful study, and become effective members of their profession.

The Division has 112 FTE staff and an annual operating budget of AUD$19.5 million.

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Peter Greening | Manager, Outreach | |

Ph: 02 6338 4302