School Executive Officer

at Deakin University

  • JOB ID: 170515
  • SALARY RANGE: $109,858 to $116,439 pa (plus 17% super)
  • EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Full time (36.75 hours per week) and continuing
  • LOCATION: Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus

About this role

The School Executive Officer is responsible for the daily operational management of the School of Medicine and provision of strategic advice in relation to all academic governance, research, finance, administration, public relations and technical support services, to ensure that the School achieves its mission.

This will include:

  • Providing high level strategic support and advice to the Dean of Medicine in relation to the operational functions of the School
  • Providing strong leadership to develop a collaborative, multi-functional, multi-site team to ensure all business functions and operational frameworks to support the School's strategic objectives, human resource planning and recruitment, physical assets, course development and accreditation, marketing and student recruitment are delivered efficiently and effectively
  • Overseeing the development, implementation and management of administrative activities within the School
  • Develop, manage and implement School-wide strategic projects and contribute to Faculty and University committees and working parties

About You

  • A postgraduate degree with extensive relevant experience, or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated experience of leading and managing multi-disciplinary teams, preferably in a tertiary education environment
  • Experience in developing and managing budgets and staff management plans
  • High level leadership skills to consistently achieve accurate and high level results with a focus on ensuring high quality customer service for students and staff

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description. For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit our website.

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION: Professor Jon Watson, Tel: +61 3 52271275, email:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 5 November 2017

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