Manager, VE Quality and Policy

Boroondara, Australia
09 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Focused on high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community
  • HEW 9, $111,602 - $118,196 plus 17%
  • Full-time, ongoing, Hawthorn location

About Swinburne

Swinburne University of Technology has a long, proud history of educating and training students for over 100 years. Swinburne focuses on providing high-quality, career-oriented education with strong links to industry and the community. Swinburne currently has over 54,000 students.

Swinburne’s emphasis is on high quality, engaged teaching and research in science, technology, business, design and innovation – teaching and research that makes a difference in the lives of individuals and contributes to national economic and social objectives.

Swinburne is a progressive university that aims to increase Australia’s capacity in science, technology and innovation as the drivers of modern, internationalised economies and workplaces. Our university is focused on high-impact global research, high-quality teaching and active engagement with both industry and the community.

About the job

Located within the Office of the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Pathways and Vocational Education), and reporting to the Director Policy and Quality (PAVE), this position is responsible for the management of quality assurance, regulatory compliance and performance monitoring and reporting for VE programs across the University. The position needs to develop strong working relationships with other parts of the organisation, particularly relevant Directors and Managers in PAVE and Student Administration. The role is a leadership position with responsibility for the management of a team of quality and policy staff. In collaboration with others, this position is responsible for driving high standards of service to stakeholders.

Skills and experience

To be successful in this role you will need to demonstrate the following:

  • Relevant postgraduate qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.
  • A sound understanding of University policies in relation to VE quality and policy and knowledge of relevant Government regulations and their implications for the University.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, with the ability to lead and implement change in a complex multi-sector environment. Proven ability to develop strong working relationships with key stakeholders and to influence key personnel on business practices.

A full list of the selection criteria is available within the position description


To find out more about the extensive benefits offered to Swinburne employees please visit:

Further information, contacts and support

The diverse culture within Swinburne is a source of strength. We have an inclusive working environment with employees from a variety of backgrounds. We acknowledge that diversity in the university workforce increases the effectiveness of teams and our capacity for innovation. We welcome applications from Indigenous people, workers of all ages, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

We are proud to be recognised by the Workplace Gender Equality Agency as an Employer of Choice for Gender Equality 2016 and of key initiatives such as our Pride@Swinburne Strategic Action Plan and our Reconciliation Action Plan which are integral components of our 2025 vision to be world class university creating social and economic impact through science, technology and innovation. Swinburne has also received the Victorian “High Commendation” Multicultural Excellence Award (Business Category).

To start an application click on 'apply' at the bottom of this page and submit a resume, cover letter and response to the Key Selection Criteria, as listed in the Position Description.

Swinburne University of Technology is a Child Safe Organisation and as part of this commitment, we require all employees to have a current Working with Children’s Check. 

All appointments are subject to a valid Working with Children’s Check, therefore it will be a mandatory requirement to have and maintain a current Working with Children Check.

Please do not email or send paper applications, all applications must be submitted online.

For further information about the position, please contact Christine Hayes on +61 3 9210 1139 or Aneeta Anthony on +61 3 9726 1252. 

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please contact the Recruitment team on +61 3 9214 8600 (option 2).

Should you require further support for an interview due to special needs or consideration, please contact our Diversity Consultant, Dr. Walter Robles, on, or our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Officer, Sherrin Trautmann on 

Position number: 31566

Applications close at 11:30 pm, Sunday 20 May 2018.

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