Associate Director, Success & Wellbeing

at University of Western Australia

  • Fixed-term opportunity for 5 years
  • Attractive fixed annual remuneration package
  • Join the UWA Student Life Executive team

The University of Western Australia (UWA) is ranked amongst the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. With an enviable research track record, vibrant campus and working environments, supported by the freedom to 'innovate and inspire' there is no better time to join Western Australia's top University.

The Team

The Division of Student Life is responsible for the delivery of a range of services and engagement activities which provide an outstanding UWA student experience. The team is responsible for student administration and front facing services, health and wellbeing services and co-curricular activities designed to enhance the overall learning experience. These services are measured by student satisfaction scores, retention and success rates and the employability of graduates. The Division is integrated across the institution and needs to deliver on the brand promise at UWA.

About the opportunity

You will be a member of the Student Life Executive and take a leadership role in the provision of comprehensive professional, client-focussed services and programs to all undergraduate and postgraduate domestic and international students, particularly in the health and wellbeing area.

You will play a leading role in the university equity outreach strategy and the strategic development of programs which target students from disadvantaged backgrounds, with an emphasis on the academic and other support programs leading to successful completion of their degree.

You will also lead the implementation of the relevant University's priorities in the UWA Student Experience Strategy

About you

To succeed in this role, it is essential that you possess extensive experience in a leadership role and ideally within an organisation that provides health and wellbeing services to young adults. An understanding of the Higher Education industry and the role played by health and wellbeing services in Education is required. It is also essential that your leadership experience includes responsibility over a large complex portfolio, change management and experience in improving business processes.

Full details of the position's responsibilities and the selection criteria are outlined in the position description: Download File POSITION DESCRIPTION Associate Director (Success and Wellbeing) - Position Number 318273 - Level 10 Grade 5.RTF

Closing date: 23 July 2019

This position is only open to applicants with relevant rights to work in Australia.

Application Details: Please apply online via the Apply Now button. In your application, please provide a resume and a brief cover letter, including a paragraph outlining what interests you in the field of student success and wellbeing. A statement addressing the key selection criteria is not required. In your application, please clearly outline your relevant experience.

Our commitment to inclusion and diversity

UWA is committed to a diverse workforce. We celebrate inclusion and diversity and believe gender equity is fundamental to achieving our goal of being a top 50 university by 2050.

We have child friendly areas on campus, including childcare facilities. Flexible work arrangements, part-time hours and job sharing will all be considered.

UWA has been awarded Platinum Employer Status for being a Top Ten Employer for LGBTI Inclusion by the Australian Workplace Equity Index (AWEI -2017).


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