Student Services Manager Oorala Aboriginal Centre
Aboriginal/Torres Strait Islander Identified
$94,416 - $109,572 per annum (HEO 8)
Plus 17% employer superannuation.
Relocation assistance provided
The University of New England in Armidale, Australia boasts an excellent national and international
reputation being a leader in research and academic innovation that has industry impact. We aim to
foster a constructive and engaged culture where creative ideas and innovation thrive.
The Oorala Aboriginal Centre was established in 1986 and is a teaching, research and study support
Centre for internal and external Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students, offering academic advice,
tutorial assistance, computer and resource facilities in a safe environment for relaxation and study.
About the role
The Student Services Manager is responsible for managing a range of support services designed to
achieve more equitable outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students enrolled in UNE
courses. We are currently seeking an enthusiastic and qualified person to both lead the student service
team and be responsible for ongoing relationships with the other UNE student service teams and
programs. The Manager will work with Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people supporting their
transition to University whilst supporting the delivery of quality higher education to students.
It is a genuine occupational requirement that this position be filled by an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait
Skills & Experience
This role requires a relevant postgraduate qualification or progress towards a postgraduate qualification
and extensive relevant experience; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or
education/training. The ability to lead and manage a diverse team, together with the ability to prioritise
and delegate work, and excellent communication and interpersonal skills is essential. The successful
applicant will have a flexible attitude to work, demonstrating initiative and the ability to embrace change
in response to new initiatives, strategic direction or other requirements.
Living in Armidale you will experience the best of both city and rural living. Enjoy a healthy and active
lifestyle with access to shopping, gourmet food, top sporting facilities and cultural delights all for a
fraction of the price you'd expect to pay in a major city. You can live in the heart of Armidale or
experience the tranquillity of the New England on a rural property.
Applications will only be accepted from candidates who currently possess the right to work in Australia
commensurate to the term of this position.
The University of New England, in line with Objective 4 of the University of New England Aboriginal
and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy 2013-2018, has identified this position specifically
for Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander peoples.