School Operations Manager

Job title: School Operations Manager

Company: The University of Melbourne

Job description:

  • Contribute to the achievement of the school’s strategic and operational goals
  • Leading and oversee the daily management of the school’s operations
  • Salary packaging, subsidised health and wellbeing services, fitness and cultural clubs, Myki discounts, and a 25% discount on graduate courses to our staff and their immediate families!

About the Role
The School Operations Manager, aligned to the school of Electrical, Mechanical & Infrastructure Engineering (EMI) is responsible for developing and implementing systems, policies, and procedures, managing resources to ensure the school’s efficient functioning, providing leadership, contributing to the school’s strategic and operational goals, overseeing daily management and planning activities with a deep understanding of budgets, teaching, and research activities, solving complex problems through strong stakeholder relationships, leading a team of professional staff to deliver effective administrative support, working closely with the Head of School (HoS), Heads of Department (HoD), and faculty partners to deliver key initiatives in teaching, research, and infrastructure, and reporting to the Head of Strategy, Planning, and Resources (HoSPR) with operational accountability to the HoS, while emphasizing the importance of stakeholder influencing and the ability to collaborate effectively with multiple levels of school and faculty leadership.Your responsibilities will include:

  • Develop and implement the school’s operational plans in consultation with the HoS the school executive
  • Lead the school and department administration function
  • Play an active role in developing school initiatives and business plans, including collecting and analysing information to develop key action plans across the school in the areas of research & research training, teaching and learning, and engagement

Who We Are Looking For
We are looking for a leader with a strong commercial outlook, flexibility and good judgement. Your excellent stakeholder influencing skills and high-level analytical and innovative problem-solving skills will be essential in order to pivot between daily operational tasks and the delivery of longer-term projects.You will also have:

  • Postgraduate tertiary qualification or an equivalent combination of significant relevant experience and/or education/training
  • Demonstrated experience leading operations of large complex organisation
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills including the ability to present information clearlySound judgement in decision making and when managing multiple stakeholders
  • Demonstrated ability to effectively lead and champion change within an organisation particularly in physical workplace change

For further information regarding responsibilities and requirements, please refer to the attached PD.This role requires that the successful candidate must undergo and maintain an up-to-date Working with Children Check. This is essential to guarantee a secure environment for all individuals at the University. In the case the selected candidate doesn’t have a valid Working with Children Check, they will be able to apply for the WWCC as part of the initial onboarding procedures.Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. This role requires current valid work rights for Australia.Your New Team – “Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology“
The Faculty of Engineering and Information Technology (FEIT) has been the leading Australian provider of engineering and IT education and research for over 150 years. We are a multidisciplinary faculty organised into three key areas; School of Computing and Information Systems (CIS), School of Chemical and Biomedical Engineering (CBE) and School of Electrical, Mechanical and Infrastructure Engineering (EMI). FEIT continues to attract top staff and students with a global reputation and has a commitment to knowledge for the betterment of society.What We Offer You!
In addition, we offer the opportunity to be part of a vibrant community and enjoy a range of benefits, including generous leave provisions, salary packaging, health and well-being services and discounts on graduate courses. For more information, check out page!About the University of Melbourne
We’re tightly connected with the community, both at home and abroad. We take pride in our people, who all contribute to our mission to benefit society through the transformative impact of education and research. Discover more via and stay connected with our stories and people on .Be Yourself
The University of Melbourne values the unique backgrounds, experiences and contributions that each person brings to our community and welcomes and celebrates diversity. First Nations people, those identifying as LGBTQIA+, parents, carers, people of all ages, abilities and genders, and people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith are encouraged to apply. Our aim is to create a workforce that reflects the diversity of the community in which we live. For more information please visit page.We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require reasonable adjustments, please contact the employee listed on the first page of the Position Description found below, with an email containing your name and contact details for a confidential discussion. Please ensure your email is titled “Reasonable Adjustments Request”.Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Applicants
We aspire to be the University of choice for Indigenous Australians, with unprecedented investment to attract, nurture and retain Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander students and staff. Tangible support through a range of programs and initiatives will ensure that you personally succeed and flourish while at the University of Melbourne.For further information, including our 2023-2027 Indigenous strategy please visit –Join Us!
If you feel this role is right for you, please apply with the following documents:

  • Resume
  • Cover Letter outlining your interest and experience

Please note that you are not required to respond to the selection criteria in the Position Description.If you have any questions regarding the recruitment process, please feel free to contact Shabon Nawabi via email at , ensuring that you include the Position Number and the Job Title as the subject. Please do not share your application to this email address.If you have any particular questions regarding the job please follow the details listed on the Position Description.Advertised: 18 Jul 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Standard TimeApplications close: 01 Aug 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

Expected salary: $139693 – 145339 per year

Location: Parkville, VIC

Job date: Fri, 19 Jul 2024 03:51:32 GMT

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