Senior Manager, Academic Services

at RMIT University

  • Convenient CBD Location
  • Full time, continuing position starting early 2019
  • $124,910 p.a + 17% Superannuation

The Organisation

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students. Our mission is to help shape the world through research, innovation, teaching and engagement, and to create transformative experiences for our students, getting them ready for life and work. The College of Design and Social Context encompasses RMIT University's renowned art, architecture, design, built environment, communication, and social science disciplines. The College's academic programs are generally market leaders and in high demand. Based on a strong foundation of practice led, industry partnered teaching and research, we aim to deliver skilled graduates with a deep sense of purpose, and high impact research and innovation.

The Role and Your Responsibilities

As a Senior Manager for Academic Services, you will lead and manage academic administration activities within the College of Design and Social Context (DCS) for both higher education (HE) and vocational education (VE). The successful candidate will provide expert advice to the College Executive, program managers and schools. This will include interpretation and review of RMIT academic policies and procedures, ensuring compliance is maintained with government regulations and with legislation affecting international students. You will ensure high quality academic services are provided to the College and effectively liaise with stakeholders on complex and confidential matters

Skills & Experience Required

The successful candidate will have proven experience in providing leadership in academic administration and a high level of strategic support and stakeholder management within a large complex organisation. Important to this role will be your established track-record in the development and implementation of academic and student administration policies and procedures. We are seeking candidates with outstanding communication skills and proven ability to act as a mediator between a wide range of external and internal stakeholders to achieve desired outcomes for all parties. Your strong project management skills and ability to meet deadlines in a demanding environment will enable you to succeed in this role.

Mandatory: A relevant postgraduate tertiary qualification and extensive relevant experience in senior academic and student administration or the equivalent.

To Apply

For further information please contact Kylie Dillon, Director of Planning and Resources on +61 3 9925 4586 (after 2nd Jan) or email or to view a position description visit and search using job reference number 572466.

Applications close 11:55pm on Sunday 20 January 2019.

Applicants are requested to separately address the key selection criteria as outlined in the Position Description. This role will require satisfactory confirmation of a Working with Children Check.**

RMIT is an equal opportunity employer committed to being a child safe organisation. We are dedicated to attracting, retaining and developing our people regardless of gender identity, ethnicity, sexual orientation, disability and age. Applications are encouraged from all sectors of the community and we strongly encourage applications from the Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander community.

Melbourne Victoria Australia

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