Manager, Scholarships

Curtin University of Technology
February 08, 2023
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Scholarships are part of Curtin's commitment to rewarding academic excellence, supporting research, and enabling students from all backgrounds to connect with opportunities that enhance their ability to thrive as Curtin graduates.

We are seeking a highly motivated and inspirational leader with a desire to make a difference in education, to join the Scholarship team, and lead all aspects of the service delivery of the administration and disbursement of scholarships.

As Manager, Scholarships you will provide strategic leadership to our passionate team, working with the Team Leader to oversee and lead a team of advisors, responsible for the assessment and award of our scholarships. You will work closely with the marketing team to build up our campaigns and promote the Scholarships we offer at Curtin.

You will be playing an important role in facilitating a positive learning experience for Curtin students. Part of this will include proposing and developing new scholarships with the opportunity to shape the scholarship profile at Curtin; overseeing and managing our sizeable scholarship budget, provision of financial reporting for the Director and making your mark on continuous improvement relating to our policies and procedures. This position will also see you build and maintain strategic networks, participate in working parties, represent the Director at committees and support the team's role within the community at large.

You will bring to the role

  • A relevant degree with extensive knowledge of and experience in undergraduate and postgraduate coursework scholarships.
  • Strong strategic leadership experience in an environment of continuous change with digital capability to support innovative process improvement.
  • Outstanding collaboration, communication and team leadership skills, with the ability to build and maintain an effective customer focussed and efficient team culture.
  • Experience in the use of corporate student information systems (e.g. Student One) and the University Scholarships space is a strong advantage.
  • If you are a creative thinker and leader with a passion for making things better, we want to hear from you!

    As this is a continuing (permanent) role, you will require permanent work rights in Australia to be considered. Only in limited situations will visa sponsorship situations be considered.

    To learn more about this opportunity, please contact Damon Wasserman, Director, Student Management on [email protected] or Caryn Bate, Manager, Scheduling on 08 9266 1012.

    About us

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    Please provide your CV and a cover letter addressing the below, to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

  • Demonstrated ability to provide effective management, leadership and strategic direction, particularly in an environment of continuous change.
  • Demonstrated high level interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to engage and influence others and a proven capacity to build and maintain effective and productive relationships with a wide range of internal and external groups.
  • Demonstrated ability to exercise judgement and discretion whilst effectively solving problems within policy guidelines.
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    Applications close: 9PM AWST Wednesday, 8th February 2023

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, you will need to have a current National Police Records check, undergo character, integrity, and reference checks. Please note that this position may be subject to a WA state government vaccination mandate. If requested, you will be required to provide evidence of your vaccination status prior to employment.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

    Please note we are not accepting applications from recruitment agencies at this time.

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