Expressions Of Interest - Program Services Manager (HEO 8)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 10 Apr 2023

  • Open to Australian Aboriginal Peoples and UniSA employees only
  • Join the Program Services Manager team for UniSA Creative
  • Secondment/fixed-term contract until 11 August 2023

About you:

You are a creative and innovative thinker with a passion for leading others through mentoring, inspiring, role modelling and support. You enjoy a collaborative culture, and you are committed to continuous improvement and service excellence. You have a constructive and solutions focused approach to relationships and can easily build rapport at all levels. You are trusted, authentic and self-aware. You are detail oriented and thorough, and you work well in a fast paced complex environment.

About the role:

Reporting to the General Manager: UniSA Creative, you will join the Program Services Manager team which is responsible for the operational management of the program portfolio and associated activity providing strategic, commercial, budgetary, policy and governance and support. You will provide leadership management and mentoring to professional and technical staff, and will lead the resource planning, monitoring and review to ensure appropriate resources. You will establish effective business systems and processes, and provide leadership across compliance, accreditation, governance and risk management, and health and safety.  

To be successful you will have:

  • Operations or related experience within a complex service-oriented organisation
  • Strong experience leading teams and managing resources in a multidisciplinary environment
  • Experience with and understanding of WHS and risk management
  • Experience with workforce management and resource allocation
  • Sound experience ensuring compliance with statutory and legislative obligations
  • Exceptional negotiation, relationship management and communication skills

  • Generous superannuation contributions of 17% 
  • Flexible working conditions 
  • Employee assistance and development programs 
  • A range of salary packaging options, including vehicle leasing, laptops and car parking fees 
  • Staff study support 
  • A variety of leave arrangements

About the Uni:

The University of South Australia (UniSA) is a globally connected and engaged university helping to solve the challenges of tomorrow. At UniSA Creative, we explore and celebrate the creative disciplines and its many applications across a wide range of industries through quality teaching, learning and research excellence.??? 

One of seven Academic Units, UniSA Creative offers degrees in the fields of architecture, urban and regional planning, design, contemporary art, communications, journalism, the arts, media, film and TV, and creative and cultural studies. Our focus is on developing creative professionals equipped with the skills and knowledge to influence our cultural landscape and to meet future industry demands.? 

How to Apply 

For a copy of the position description and to apply, please visit Working at UniSA .  The online application form will list the specific selection criteria that you need to address.
Please address your cover letter to Alex Koszegi – Senior Consultant Talent Sourcing. For further information about the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or via email at using job reference number 5047.

Applications close: 11.30pm Monday 10 April 2023

To be eligible to apply for internal positions, you must either identify as an Australian Aboriginal Person, or be a current UniSA continuing, fixed-term or casual staff member at the time the position is advertised and have the legal right to work in Australia for the term of the appointment.


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Applications must be lodged online, please note UniSA does not accept applications via email.

UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive enterprising culture in which everyone can thrive.

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