Associate Director ITS – Business Solutions

Bond University
April 12, 2024
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Contract Type:Fixed Term for 5 yea
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Associate Director ITS – Business Solutions

Full time, Fixed Term for 5 years
Reference number: 100792401

About the position

As Australia's first private University, Bond University based at Robina, Gold Coast seeks to be recognised internationally as a leading independent university, imbued with a spirit to innovate, a commitment to influence and a dedication to inspire tomorrow's professionals who share a personalised and transformational student experience.

  • Secure an influential leadership and senior management role
  • Assist in the establishment of the newly formed Business Solutions group
  • Collaborate with stakeholders to shape our technology architecture
  • Influence and drive impactful change
  • Join a talented and passionate group of individuals who are committed to customer excellence

Associate Director ITS – Business Solutions
Information Technology Services 
Full time, Fixed Term for 5 years

Position Reference No: 100792401

Join Australia’s number one University for student experience*, and enjoy staff benefits including:

  • Free staff car parking
  • Up to 18/26 weeks of parental leave#
  • Salary packaging options for FBT and Non-FBT items#
  • Staff wellbeing program
  • Study assistance for staff and dependents#
  • Corporate health and finance discounts
  • Onsite Medical Centre and Counselling Services
  • Onsite Sports Centre including gym, fitness classes and pool#

About the Position
Reporting to the Director of Information Technology Services (ITS), this newly created position will play a key role in shaping and executing Bond University’s strategic ITS initiatives by providing technical leadership, driving improvements, and delivering business solutions that are secure, supported and meet the organisations evolving needs.

This key leadership role is pivotal in identifying strategic initiatives and delivering solutions that support and enhance business processes and operations and will be required to engage with a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders.

As a key point of contract with IT Services department for senior colleagues and student leaders within the University, the incumbent is responsible for building a high performing and customer-excellence focused team characterised by teamwork, open discussion, strong morale, and a focus on results towards the continuous improvement of the customer experience within the University. 

This role will also help establish frameworks, architectures, roadmaps, plans and processes to create the capacity to ensure the effective establishment of this new capability and ensure these are communicated effectively throughout universities departments and faculties.

About the person

The ideal candidate will possess a strong blend of leadership, analytical prowess, and technical expertise to effectively manage the teams in optimising our business systems, leveraging the latest higher education technology offerings and driving sustainable growth.

They will also have the following:

  • A bachelor’s degree in information systems or relevant degree, coupled with extensive technical knowledge gained through education, training and experience
  • Extensive experience at a senior management level within ITS
  • Excellent leadership, people management, interpersonal communication, and negotiation skills, with the ability to motivate, influence and build productive working relationships with a diverse range of internal and external stakeholders
  • Extensive knowledge and demonstrated experience in ICT infrastructures and applications, design principles to software architecture, and cloud computing platforms/modern software development practices
  • Demonstrated experience overseeing automation and integration capabilities.
  • Demonstrated ability to build capability in the team through coaching, performance feedback, conflict resolution and career development opportunities.

Membership in relevant professional bodies, postgraduate education, and prior work in tertiary education IT departments are also highly desirable.

Salary details

A highly competitive salary package will be offered, commensurate with skills and experience.

Additional information

Position-related enquiries can be directed to Director, Information Technology Services, Ann Yardley on [email protected] 

Application and submission details

For further details regarding this appointment, please reference the Position Description and Selection Criteria.

Applicants can apply using the Apply Now button.  All candidates are required to register online via our candidate portal prior to submitting an application. We request that you submit the necessary supporting documents to support your online application. These documents should include your Curriculum Vitae/Resume and a Cover Letter addressing the Selection Criteria outlined in the Position Description above.

For current Bond University staff, apply directly via HR Connect, log in with staff credentials, from the Home dashboard select Careers, select the role and apply.

If you require any assistance with your application submission, please visit Applying for jobs at Bond.

Applications close: 5:00pm Friday 12th April 2024

Applicants must have current work rights in Australia at the time of application. This status will be verified as part of the recruitment process.

Please note, the successful applicant will be required to produce a certified copy of their highest qualification received prior to commencement of duty.

Conditions of employment are offered under a Bond Workplace Agreement (BWA).

Bond University is an equal opportunity employer, and we encourage our students and staff to respect individuality and diversity. In line with Bond University’s values, people from diverse backgrounds, women, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people who identify as LGBTIQ+, and people with a disability are encouraged to apply for positions at the University.

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