Faculty Executive Manager

at University of Wollongong

As the most senior non-academic staff member within the Faculty of Law, Humanities and the Arts, provide operational management and drive forward the Faculty's strategic direction and initiatives.

The role provides leadership across aspects of finance, student services, marketing, recruitment, facilities, research, teaching and learning, international operations, business development governance and planning. KPIs for success include fostering Faculty viability and growth, delivering on the Faculty strategic plan and improving Faculty rankings in external indices such as Quality Improvement in Learning & Teaching (QILT) and Excellence in Research for Australia (ERA).

What we are looking for

The right person brings:

  • Highly developed skills and experience in planning processes, governance frameworks and operations in a complex education, research, government or corporate environment.

  • Demonstrated leadership and operational management skills managing a large and diverse team in professional services

A strong understanding of higher education in the Australian context would be highly regarded.

About the University

UOW is a five-star university that is deeply committed to its region, and with an international outlook and campus footprint. It is a modern, research-intensive university that is tackling real world problems in an interdisciplinary and externally engaged way. UOW has a longstanding reputation for leading nationally in excellence in teaching and learning and graduate outcomes.

The University’s commitment to gender equity is exemplified in the Women of Impact program highlighting the work of leading researchers and educators.

How to Apply for this job

To obtain full details and for a confidential discussion, contact the search firm assisting the University via email UOWFEM@desailly.com.au

Full applications that systematically address the selection criteria and submitted to the email address above, will be considered after the official close date of 22 September 2017.

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