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If you're a bright, energetic, out-of-the-box thinker seeking a distinctive environment in which to flourish then the University of Canberra wants to hear from you.

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Education and Student Engagement Manager

Apply now Job no: 495769
Work type: Professional
Location: Bruce
Categories: Project Management, Student Support

• Key leadership role in the Faculty of Science and Technology, be part of driving the Faculty onwards and upwards!
• UC Level 9 $116,906pa – $122,350pa + 17% Super
• Full time, ongoing opportunity

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition. The university partners 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. The universities 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)

We are currently seeking an Education and Student Engagement Manager to join the new leadership team in the Faculty of Science and Technology.

Reporting to the Faculty Manager and working closely with the Executive Dean, Associate Dean Education, Heads of School and Program Directors, the successful candidate will provide strategic and high-level operational support for the teaching and learning portfolio within the Faculty. This role will play a pivotal role within the Faculty to drive and influence the student experience and provide high quality academic support services.

The Education and Student Engagement Manager will be expected to manage complex projects, lead a team to deliver high quality outcomes, work successfully with senior stakeholders, maintain operational and strategic oversight of the teaching and learning portfolio, and drive innovation.

The ideal candidate will have outstanding stakeholder engagement skills and experience, demonstrated ability to communicate effectively and with influence, be a strong leader and use their analytical and influencing skills to drive innovation.

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 CV demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description. That’s right, we are only asking for your CV at this stage, no other documentation will be considered at application stage.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

For job specific information: please contact Nick Ketley on 02 6206 8426 or via email at

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the UC Talent team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Sunday 23rd May 2021

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