Faculty General Manager

Strategic Leadership Position, General Manager, Higher Education Manager.

• Pivotal Leadership Opportunity to join a high performing Faculty leadership team
• Deliver Operational Excellence - Build Strategic Partnerships
• Attractive Salary Package - UC Level 10 – Salary Range $125,619pa – $129,971pa plus 17% Super

The University of Canberra (UC) is a dynamic university with great ambition, partnering with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. Our continued success in research and education has resulted in UC becoming the Australia’s fastest rising university and one of the fastest rising in the world (QS, 2021).

Reporting to the Executive Dean, Faculty of Business, Government & Law, you will play a key leadership role within the Faculty where you will be responsible for a broad range of enabling corporate and strategic services. This integral role works closely with the Faculty Executive to deliver on the core objectives of the Faculty which link clearly with the University’s strategic goals in education research, innovation and entrepreneurship.

A key part of this role will see you support our academics, researchers and managers within the Faculty to identify and respond to strategic opportunities and also develop and direct the branding efforts that will directly influence the Faculty’s brand and reputation and position itself as a provider of tertiary education and research excellence.   

You will be a proven leader with demonstrated experience in a tertiary education environment, with well-developed financial, budget management and leadership skills.

To be successful in this role you will be known for your capacity to lead and deliver technical and operational services as well as engage and represent the Faculty strategically to build operational excellence. You will be known for your ability to work with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders and to lead highly functioning teams in supporting the core academic priorities of the Faculty.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your curriculum vitae and cover letter demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the Position Description.

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 2nd May 2021

20/04/2021 $0 ACT 1 CEO & General Management
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