School Manager

Launceston, Australia
03 May 2018
End of advertisement period
21 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The College of Arts, Law and Education (CALE) at the University of Tasmania was established in July 2017 through an alignment of the Faculties of Arts, Law and Education.   The College provides world-class research and teaching including undergraduate and postgraduate programs at campuses in Hobart, Launceston and Cradle Coast (Burnie), and online.

The College is seeking to appoint to four (4) newly created School Manager positions.  These positions will be the senior professional role within the School of Humanities, School of Social Sciences, School of Creative Arts and the School/Faculty of Education respectively.

The School Manager will work in collaboration with, and in support of, the Head of School to ensure the efficient and effective delivery of the School business and academic operational plans and initiatives.  You will have oversight of all operational and transactional administrative activity in the School and work closely with other senior professional and academic staff in the College.

In the role you will:

  • Provide executive support to the Head of School.
  • Coordinate the School’s annual planning and budget process.
  • Manage special projects, as required by the Head of School and College Manager.
  • In collaboration with the College Finance team, provide financial management to the School.
  • Provide leadership and management of the School professional services team.

You will be employed on a full-time, ongoing basis.

The School Manager for the School of Humanities, School of Social Sciences and School of Creative Arts will be based in Hobart.  The School Manager for the School/Faculty of Education will be based in Launceston.  In your application please identify which position/s you are applying for.


To be considered, you will have:

  • A degree with relevant finance and management experience and expertise; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • Experience with policy interpretation and implementation.
  • Highly developed oral, written, negotiation and inter-personal skills, along with excellent analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Excellent organisational skills and a demonstrated capacity to act independently within established guidelines.

Appointment to this role will be at HEO 8 and will have a total remuneration package of up to $124,831 comprising base salary within the range of $92,385 to $106, 694 plus 17% superannuation.

For further information about this position please contact Scott Sullivan, College Manager, / 03 6324 3224.

**Please note, your application must as a minimum include your resume, a cover letter and your responses to the position/selection criteria.  The position description for this role is available on the University of Tasmania website

Applications close 11:55pm on Monday, 21 May 2018.