Business Manager (University Department of Rural Health SW)

Updated: 27 days ago
Location: Perth, WESTERN AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 19 May 2024

  • $111,152 to $125,191 pa (HEW8)
  • Fixed term, Full time, South West Campus
  • Open to candidates with relevant work rights

BUSINESS MANAGER (UNIVERSITY DEPARTMENT OF RURAL HEALTH SW)
OFFICE OF THE DEPUTY VICE-CHANCELLOR (REGIONAL FUTURES)
SOUTH WEST CAMPUS 
$111,152 TO $125,191 PA (HEW 8) PLUS 17% SUPERANNUATION
FULL TIME, FIXED TERM (PROJECT FUNDING UNTIL 31 DECEMBER 2024)

  • Managing the business needs of the University Department of Rural Health South West (UDRH SW)
  • Bunbury-based 
  • Small supportive team

The Position 

This is an exciting new position responsible for managing, developing and further innovating the administration infrastructure and processes required to support the day-to-day operations and strategic future of the University Department of Rural Health South West (UDRH SW). It will also involve regular liaison and maintenance of good relationships with key clinical stakeholders supporting clinical placements and related UDRH SW activities as well as students on placement.  The role involves working in a small and supportive team that is innovative and dynamic.

The term of appointment is linked to a Commonwealth funding grant, however, there is possibility for extensions aligned to future funding renewals. 

The Person 
To succeed in this pivotal support role will require the following experience and capabilities:.

  • Postgraduate qualification in business administration or similar discipline OR equivalent level of expertise gained from a combination of experience, training or professional accreditation 
  • Experience in providing high-level administrative/operational support within a medium to large organization, data management and reporting.
  • Experience in identifying, developing and implementing process improvement and effective processes to ensure good corporate governance, reporting and compliance.  Knowledge of legislative and governance compliance matters, preferably in a university or government type environment would be an advantage.
  • High level understanding of software systems (such as databases) and end-user interfaces and other requirements
  • Experience with reporting and legal agreements
  • Experience working within the health sector or with students  

You will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry, Personal Excellence, and Courage.

The Position Context
The UDRH SW is a Commonwealth Government (externally funded) nationally networked University Department of Rural Health. Located at ECU in Bunbury, and  operating through an integrated interdisciplinary model of education, the UDRH SW will provide outstanding rural training experiences for health students across WA tertiary institutions, within their professionally accredited courses including: Nursing & Midwifery; Social Work; Occupational Therapy; Speech Pathology; Psychology; Exercise Physiology; Physiotherapy; Nutrition and Dietetics; Paramedicine; Dentistry; Medical Sonography; Optometry; Audiology; Pharmacy.   This is a critical role to set up robust systems for the UDRH SW and support students and the growing UDRH SW team.

Benefits & Remuneration
This full-time fixed term position attracts remuneration of $111,152 to $125,191 pa plus 17% University superannuation contribution.

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our website Employment Opportunities Overview .

Contact
Interested applicants are welcome to call Professor Beth Armstrong, Director UDRH SW, on 0410 303 228 for more information. 

How to Apply
Please upload your resume along with a covering letter explaining your interest and relevant experience.  

Closing Date:
Applications are due to close at 11.30pm (AWST) on Sunday 19 May 2024

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.

ECU is a diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds. Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply.

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