Chief Student Services Officer

Bentley, Australia
02 May 2018
End of advertisement period
25 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Curtin University is ranked in the top two percent of universities worldwide (ARWU 2017), and in the top 50 in the world for universities under the age of 50 (QS World University Rankings 2018). In recent years, the University has climbed significantly in global league tables. Curtin University is industry-facing, highly engaged with relevant stakeholders, and a major global player with well-integrated campuses in Singapore, Malaysia and Dubai.

With over 50,000 students, the University offers a world-class, innovative, student experience.  Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic, the Chief Student Services Officer has strategic and operational oversight of the suite of student lifecycle services that extend from admissions through to graduations and, therefore, impact on all students and the reputation of the University.

Your new role

Working with the University’s senior leaders, this is an opportunity for an experienced, talented and ambitious senior executive to drive institution-wide delivery of the ‘One Curtin’ unified approach to the Student Management Administrative Lifecycle. With a sophisticated understanding of the higher education sector and a student-centric approach, the successful candidate will have a record of achievement in senior leadership encompassing cultural and people change management in addition to overseeing and analysing concurrent and complex initiatives and projects. Outstanding communication skills are essential as is the ability to influence, think creatively and exercise sound judgement in a dynamic environment.

Contact details

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Asher Dinnen at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400 or

Applications close: 5 pm, Friday 25th May 2018

Valuing Diversity and Affirmative Action

Curtin University embraces diversity and inclusion and invites applications from women, men and intersex individuals who share the University's values, ethics, international outlook, value diversity and have an informed respect for indigenous people. We are committed to making reasonable adjustments to provide a positive, barrier-free recruitment process and supportive workplace, therefore, if you have any support or access requirements, we encourage you to advise us at time of application. We will then work with you to identify the best way to assist you through the recruitment process. All personal information will be kept confidential in compliance with relevant privacy legislation.


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time.

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