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The University of New England

Position: Manager, Student Accessibility and Equity
Department: Student Experience Portfolio
Employment Type: Full-time, Continuing
Salary: $104,243 to $120,977 per annum (HEO 8)
Superannuation: 17% employer contribution
Leave: 5 weeks annual leave plus Christmas week shutdown
Work Arrangement: Remote, flexible, work from home, or hybrid
Relocation Assistance: Provided
Work Rights: Applicants must have appropriate Australian work rights for the duration of this position (UNE will not provide sponsorship for this position)
Acknowledgement of Country:
The University of New England (UNE) is a regionally based, globally networked university renowned for the quality of its student experience and the excellence of its research specialisations. UNE pioneered teaching to external students, making it the most experienced provider of distance and innovative online education. UNE values equity, diversity, and inclusion and is committed to engaging, supporting, and growing a richly diverse workforce.

About the Role:
The Manager, Student Accessibility and Equity is responsible for leading and managing the accessibility and equity function at UNE. This includes providing services and timely access for students with disabilities and/or those facing additional barriers to their studies. The role also involves providing expert advice on student accessibility through mechanisms such as study access plans, accessible curriculum services, and assistive technologies. The Manager will drive leading practice and innovation in accessibility, ensuring that UNE models best practices in digital accessibility. Collaboration and consultation with faculty staff and other portfolios are essential. The position reports to the Head of the Student Wellness Centre and operates under broad direction.

About You:
To be successful in this role, you should have proven leadership experience in student accessibility and equity in higher education. You should also demonstrate the capability to innovate around accessibility and equity within a higher education context and have experience in leading a team of specialists. A Valid Working with Children Check is required for this position.

About the Group:
The Student Experience Portfolio focuses on supporting students across locations and modes. The student accessibility and wellbeing office leads efforts in accessibility and equity, ensuring best practices and collaborating with other student services to achieve high-quality student outcomes. We are seeking an individual who thrives in a distributed leadership model, has strong collaboration skills, and can contribute to the maturity and growth of the function.

About Armidale:
Armidale is an attractive and vibrant city that offers the amenities of a bustling regional town center and the peacefulness of rural living. It features gourmet restaurants and cafes, boutique shopping, quality schools, and sports facilities. Surrounded by mountain gorges, waterfalls, and national parks, Armidale’s natural beauty and distinct seasons make it an ideal place to live and thrive.

Enquiries and Additional Information:
For further information about this role, please contact Richard Dobek via email at [email protected] or direct message via LinkedIn.
Closing Date: Midnight, 8 October 2023
Reference No: 223199

To Apply:
Please submit the following documents by clicking the Apply Now button below:
– Cover letter addressing key selection criteria (2-page maximum)
– Current CV
– Certified qualifications cited in your application for this position.

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For further information about this position and other career opportunities at UNE, please visit www.une.edu.au/jobs-at-une

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