Manager, Academic Services

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Darlington, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime

  • Full time, continuing
  • Lead a team in the design and delivery of innovative and client-centered services
  • Base Salary $111K + 17% superannuation

About the opportunity

We are looking for an experienced people leader with a proven track record of developing high performing teams. Lead a team of professional staff in the design and delivery of client-centered education and research services to the Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences and Sydney Law School. Work with a diverse range of clients and stakeholders to support the advancement of the University’s education and research strategies. Contribute to the development of future-focused library services and roles.

About you

  • led professional staff to achieve excellent performance in a team-based environment, with a focus on current and emerging client needs
  • led initiatives that have resulted in an increased use of services or resources, or strengthened partnerships with University clients
  • actively contributed to planning and strategic development, with an interest in continuous improvement and measuring impact
  • successfully led a group of staff through a major change
  • implemented new and innovative ideas to improve personal, team and operational effectiveness.

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Sponsorship / work rights for Australia

Please note: Visa sponsorship is not available for this position. For a continuing position, you must be an Australian or New Zealand citizen or an Australian Permanent Resident.

Australian Temporary Residents currently employed at the University of Sydney may be considered for a fixed term contract for the length of their visa, depending on the requirements of the hiring area and the position.

Pre-employment checks

Your employment is conditional upon the completion of all role required pre-employment or background checks in terms satisfactory to the University. Similarly, your ongoing employment is conditional upon the satisfactory maintenance of all relevant clearances and background check requirements. If you do not meet these conditions, the University may take any necessary step, including the termination of your employment.

EEO statement 

At the University of Sydney, our shared values include diversity and inclusion and we strive to be a place where everyone can thrive. We are committed to creating a University community which reflects the wider community that we serve. We deliver on this commitment through our people and culture programs, as well as key strategies to increase participation and support the careers of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People , women , people living with a disability , people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds , and those who identify as LGBTIQ . We welcome applications from candidates from all backgrounds. 

How to apply

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For a confidential discussion about the role, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact the HR Service Centre on +61 2 9351 2000 or Riviera Son, Recruitment Operations by email to

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