Manager, CSI Education

Randwick, Australia
27 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Centre for Social Impact

UNSW Business School

  • One of Australia’s leading research & teaching universities
  • 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 Centre for Social Impact (CSI) is a national research and education centre dedicated to catalysing social change for a better world. We aim to catalyse change by drawing on our foundations of Research, and Education and translating knowledge, creating leaders, developing usable resources, and reaching across traditional divides to facilitate collaborations.

About the role

  • A$102-115K per annum (plus 17% employer superannuation and leave loading)
  • 3-year contract
  • Full-time (35 hours per week)
  • CSI UNSW Sydney (Kensington) office

A key part of CSI’s vision of social change for a better world is our education programs. Across our MBA, Master of Commerce, Graduate Certificate, and undergraduate courses, we engage with students to develop their passion for social impact and empower them with frameworks and tools to be effective in contributing to stronger social outcomes, wherever their career takes them.

We are seeking an energetic, collegiate and effective individual who is passionate about contributing to catalysing positive social change and supporting high quality research led teaching.

The Manager – CSI Education will have responsibility for effective day-to-day management of the UNSW Education portfolio (including budgets) for the Centre of Social Impact. The Manager-CSI Education also plays a strategic and practical role in establishing and implementing systems and supports and works closely with the Director - CSI National Education as well as liaising with the UNSW Senior Leadership Team and CSI partner universities’ education staff.

About you

To be successful in this role you will:

  • Have expertise in the provision of research led teaching and an understanding of social research methodologies.
  • Have experience in the provision of academic (i.e. education) support and the ability to manage systems and processes in a small academic unit in a university setting.
  • Be an effective, proactive and energetic manager with experience in understanding what Education staff and students need and who can supervise and motivate people to achieve successful outcomes.
  • Be experienced in planning and managing complex projects, analysis and budget development with excellent time management skills.
  • Have initiative, flexibility, operational confidence and independence in your approach to enhancing the student experience and achieving CSI’s Strategic KPIs.
  • Be an effective communicator with the ability to listen and effectively develop and steward highly productive external and internal relationships.
  • Be excited about, and committed to, the future direction of CSI, our culture and our values.

An applicant for this role must be an Australian citizen or have Australian work rights for the duration of the fixed term role and will be required to undergo a pre-employment qualification check prior to appointment to this role.

Applicants should systemically address the selection criteria found within the position description in their on-line application. If an application does not systematically address the selection criteria it may not be considered.


Ben Richards, Talent Acquisition Lead.


Applications close: midnight Sunday 23:59 on 18 March 2018

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