Program Services Manager

Senior leadership position based at Mawson Lakes, Magill or City East.
About UniSA

It’s an exciting time to join the University of South Australia (UniSA) as we embark on our new strategic plan - Enterprise 25. A key commitment of this plan is the introduction of a program-focused academic organisational structure. The University is transitioning into seven new Academic Units, to achieve our ambitions and ensure that we continue to deliver quality teaching, research and student outcomes.

UniSA is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous, and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity. Today, we are South Australia’s largest university and ranked amongst the very best young universities in the world.

About the role

The Program Services Manager is a newly created position and we have multiple opportunities across three Academic Units – UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance (CBD), UniSA Education Futures (Magill) and UniSA STEM (Mawson Lakes). The Program Services Manager supports the Academic Unit to ensure the effective delivery of operational services and administrative support across student services, research, marketing, alumni relations, resource allocation and external partnerships.

Working closely with the Executive Team, the Program Services Manager will provide leadership, management and mentoring to professional and technical staff, building a strong and collaborative culture with commitment to service excellence.

Skills and experience

We are seeking a leader who

  • Takes accountability and builds cohesive, resilient high performing teams
  • Has an enterprising mindset, is innovative and solutions focussed
  • Manages effective partnerships with industry and internal stakeholders
  • Delivers high quality service standards and continuous improvement
  • Analyses and navigates through complexity and delivers results

Benefits on offer

We offer a competitive remuneration package that includes generous superannuation contributions of 17%, and we have a family friendly approach to ensure you enjoy a healthy work/life balance.


Applications close: 9.00am Friday 20 March 2020


Applications welcomed from Australian or NZ citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of appointment

10/03/2020 $0 Adelaide 1 CEO & General Management
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