Senior Manager, University Policy

Clayton, Australia
28 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
17 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3 year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: HEW 10A - Base salary of $141,012 per annum plus 17% superannuation and an annual incentive payment of up to a maximum of 10%

  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions 

There’s a certain feeling you get from working at Monash University. It’s the feeling that you’re a part of something special. Something significant. So if you’re looking for the next chapter in your career, it’s here. You’ll be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with energetic and inspiring people. Talent thrives here – and so do truly satisfying careers.

The Opportunity

The Office of the Vice-President (Strategy & Governance) is currently seeking a Senior Manager, University Policy. Under broad direction from the Director, Quality, the Senior Manager, University Policy is responsible for managing the University-wide policy framework and to ensure adherence to the operational arrangements for the approval, amendment, review and repeal of policies across all University campuses and controlled entities. In addition, this position is also responsible for the effective university-wide communication of policy initiatives, amendments and facilitating approval and consultation pathways.

The successful candidate will lead the implementation of the University Policy Framework; leading, managing and being accountable for the policy approval process, including a review of documentation to ensure alignment with the Policy Framework and Policy Bank requirements; leading and developing a team, including planning and allocating staff resources, developing team capabilities, coaching and mentoring employees and managing performance.

Your demonstrated knowledge of policy governance together with your exceptional understanding of the university environment, including domestic and international structures, functions and trends, and the regulatory and reporting requirements affecting Australian universities would make you the ideal candidate.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus, and you have extensive experience in leading and motivating a team of professionals to achieve objectives, as well as exceptional analytical and conceptual skills, we look forward to hearing from you.

This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.

At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. Some positions at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.

For further information on this role and details on how to apply, please click the following link:


Dr Samantha Young, Director, Quality, or +61 3 9905 1605

Closing Date

Tuesday 17 July 2018, 11:55 pm AEST

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