Senior Manager, Program Operations

at La Trobe University

  • Full-time, fixed term contract for 3 years
  • Located at the Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • $119,198 per annum + up to 17% superannuation

The Opportunity

To support a new major program of work regarding La Trobe's course offerings, we have established a new office to provide leadership, oversight and coordination of these activities. The office will work closely with Colleges and Divisions across the University to establish and roll out the initiatives, and will involve a broad and complex range of stakeholders and engagement activities.

This position will work closely with senior staff and stakeholders to oversee and manage program operations to ensure goals are aligned and common activities are effectively managed. You will have primary responsibility for workstreams associated with Course Architecture, online education, short courses and executive education and microcredentialing.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will possess senior experience in strategic program management, including the collaborative delivery of large-scale programmatic business change processes in the higher education context. You will have proven ability to design and lead change processes and be outcome focussed with exceptional analytical skills, as well as a proven record of managing substantial budgets.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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How to apply

Closing date: Sunday, 15 December 2019 by 11.55pm AEDST.

Position Enquiries: Professor Nicki Lee, Acting Pro Vice-Chancellor, Educational Transformation, +61 3 9479 6480 or

HR/Recruitment Enquiries: Deborah Dare, Senior Recruitment Business Partner, +61 3 9479 1241 or

Position Description below:

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Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.

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La Trobe Cultural Qualities: We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

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