Faculty Manager, Faculty of Education

Canberra, Australia
29 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Jul 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Faculty of Education
  • Continuing Position
  • Salary Commensurate dependent on experience and qualification

The University of Canberra is currently seeking a Faculty Manager to join us in our relentless pursuit for original and better ways to teach, learn and research.  The core of this role relates to the management of Faculty finance, research and facilities functions and the coordination of administrative services, but there is equal focus on business development, entrepreneurship and brand positioning.  You will be a key player in driving the culture of excellence necessary to achieve University strategic objectives.

Reporting to the Executive Dean, this role will see you provide expert advice on strategic and effective management in the changing higher education environment. A key part of this role will see you support our research academics with the development and preparation of research program, grants and projects. As a leader, you will engage and enable Faculty members to identify new business opportunities and areas for improvement. This role will provide you with the opportunity to focus on the branding efforts that will directly influence the faculty’s image and positioning as a provider of quality tertiary education and research.   

To be successful in this role, you should possess qualifications in a relevant area and have demonstrated experience, preferably in a tertiary education environment. As a leader, you must demonstrate your ability to build and maintain relationships with various levels of stakeholders and the community.  Excellent communication, organisational and time management skills are also essential. 

In return, you will have the opportunity to work with a university named in the World’s Top 100 Young Universities ranking for 2017 by The Times Higher Education. The Faculty of Education is one of the founding Faculties of the University and prides itself as a team that is collaborative and innovative. The University is an Equal Opportunity employer offering excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies; on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are encouraged to apply. 

Working Rights: Applicants for this position should have valid working rights for Australia.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume and a cover letter highlighting your suitability to the position.

For job specific information:  please contact Professor Geoffrey Riordan, Executive Dean, Education 6201 2093 or email Geoffrey.Riordan@canberra.edu.au

Recruitment and application questions: please contact Sobana Nathan, Talent Acquisition Partner on 02 6206 8789 or email sobana.nathan@canberra.edu.au quoting ref No 492497 .

Closing Date: 11:55 pm, Sunday 22nd July 2018