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Victoria University

This position is a full-time role at an HEP 9, offering a salary range of $119,295 – $124,115 per annum, plus 17% superannuation. It is a fixed-term contract position until 29/11/2024, created to cover maternity leave.

Joining our team will allow you to make a positive impact on the lives of our students. We are a highly motivated and enthusiastic team located at our Footscray Park Campus.

As the Manager of Student Life & Leadership, your main responsibility is to lead and manage the VU Student Life & Leadership team. Your role will involve delivering activities and programs that foster a sense of campus community and ensure all students engage successfully with university life and studies. You will work closely with the team to support students as active partners in events and programs, particularly in relation to the VU Student Union (VUSU) and VU’s Clubs and Societies. Additionally, you will provide expertise and analysis on student engagement trends to the broader university and ensure services are managed in line with SSAF Guidelines.

While your primary location will be at our Footscray Park campus, frequent travel to other campuses will be required.

We are seeking a candidate who is passionate about student inclusion and has a solid understanding of the tertiary education sector. Strong organizational skills and the ability to coordinate multiple programs simultaneously are essential for this role. You should also have excellent communication skills, as you will collaborate with and support students to maximize their involvement and development. Effective stakeholder management skills are crucial, as you will engage and coordinate cross-functional teams at all levels within the institution. Confidence in working in a complex environment and engaging with stakeholders at various levels is important.

Key duties include leading the delivery of student engagement programs, managing budgets and financial reporting, supporting student-led initiatives, and engaging with the VU Student Union.

We offer various benefits such as salary sacrifice options, professional development opportunities, flexible working arrangements, paid study leave, access to an on-site gym and fitness centre, and more!

To apply, please click on the Apply button to navigate to the Careers at VU page and submit your application. Your application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae/resume, evidence of applicable qualifications, licenses, and registrations, as well as a document addressing the Key Selection Criteria.

For further information about the position, please contact Tania Quinlan, Business Support Officer Student Services. For information about the recruitment process, please contact Maxim Zervas, Recruiter. Application deadline is September 24th, 2023, at 11:59pm AEST

To apply for this job please visit www.seek.com.au.