Manager, Work Integrated Learning (WIL)

University of Queensland
September 27, 2024
Offerd Salary:$105,338
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Contract Type:fixed-term position
Working Time:Full time
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  • Faculty of Business, Economics and Law

  • Plan for your future with a generous 17% superannuation allowance

  • Strong commitment and action toward a diverse and inclusive workforce

  • Collaborate with highly awarded, world-class colleagues

  • Based at our picturesque St Lucia Campus

  • About UQ

    As part of the UQ community, you'll have the opportunity to work alongside the brightest minds, who have joined us from all over the world.

    Everyone here has a role to play. As a member of our professional staff cohort, you will be actively involved in working towards our vision of a better world. By supporting the academic endeavour across teaching, research, and the student life, you'll have the opportunity to contribute to activities that have a lasting impact on our community.

    Join a community where excellence is at the core of our culture, contributions are valued and a range of benefits and rewards are available, such as:

  • 26 weeks paid parental leave or 14 weeks paid primary caregiver leave

  • 17% superannuation contributions

  • 17.5% annual leave loading

  • Access to flexible working arrangements including hybrid on site/WFH options, flexible start/finish times, purchased leave, and a condensed fortnight

  • Health and wellness discounts – fitness passport access, free yearly flu vaccinations, discounted health insurance, and access to our Employee Assistance Program for staff and their immediate family

  • On campus childcare options

  • Cheap parking (from just $5 a day)

  • Salary packaging options

  • About This Opportunity

    The position of the Manager, WIL is to lead the delivery of career development learning activities and work integrated learning (WIL) advice, support and resources to students, academic and professional staff in the Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL).

    In this position, the Manager, WIL will manage and support a highly effective team of WIL Advisors to achieve success.

    Key responsibilities will include but are not limited too:

  • Lead and manage a high performing team, setting goals, key performance indicators and supporting individual growth and development to ensure a highly productive and successful service that is aligned with UQ and BEL Education priorities.

  • Provide expert, multi-disciplinary advice on the development and delivery of WIL to senior stakeholders within the Faculty.

  • Lead the development and delivery of opportunities for students and staff to engage with employer groups through a range of activities, including employer visits, presentations and workshops.

  • Partner with senior stakeholders within the faculty to provide advice, strategies, and guidance to support the embedding of employability in the curriculum, raising awareness of the range of WIL delivery options.

  • Lead the design and coordination of learning opportunities including workshops for academic and professional staff involved in the design and implementation of WIL.

  • Identify, develop and maintain strategic partnerships with national and international organisations to provide advice on relevant development programs and resources to improve WIL outcomes for students.

  • This is a full-time, fixed-term position until 27th September 2024.

    At HEW level 8, the full-time equivalent base salary will be in the range $105,338.31 - $118,280.70, plus a generous super allowance of up to 17%. The total FTE package will be up to $123,245.82 - $138,388.42 annually.

    About You
  • Qualifications and training equivalent to an undergraduate degree in business administration, economics, law, human resources, education, or another relevant field, and at least four years in WIL with extensive experience and/or management expertise in employability; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education/training.

  • Demonstrated knowledge, understanding and expertise in working at a senior level in WIL and employability within higher education.

  • High level experience developing and delivering educational resources to support WIL in higher education, meeting a range of discipline-specific needs and expectations.

  • Sound knowledge of Australian higher education sector, university degree structures, and employability issues face by students and graduates in domestic and international labour markets.

  • A professional and enthusiastic approach to develop clear project plans and timelines, regularly communicate with stakeholders, and monitor project progress to deliver high quality, innovative and scalable WIL programs.

  • High level of interpersonal and communication skills, both written and oral, including the ability to manage relationships with senior academic and professional staff, and external stakeholders.

  • Knowledge of issues related to entrepreneurship and innovation nationally and internationally, especially as it relates to higher education, will be highly regarded.

  • In addition, the following mandatory requirements apply:

  • Work Rights: You must have unrestricted work rights in Australia for the duration of this appointment to apply. Visa sponsorship is not available for this appointment.

  • Background Checks: All final applicants for this position may be asked to consent to a criminal record check. Please note that people with criminal records are not automatically barred from applying for this position. Each application will be considered on its merits.

  • Questions?

    For more information about this opportunity, please contact Professor Polly Parker. For application queries, please contact [email protected] stating the job reference number (below) in the subject line.

    Want to Apply?

    All applicants must upload the following documents in order for your application to be considered:

  • Cover letter addressing the ‘About You' section

  • Resume

  • Please note that you will be asked to add all documents into the one upload box labelled ‘resume', which is step one of the application form.

    Other Information

    At UQ we know that our greatest strengths come from our diverse mix of colleagues, this is reflected in our ongoing commitment to creating an environment focused on equity, diversity and inclusion. We ensure that we are always attracting, retaining and promoting colleagues who are representative of the diversity in our broader community, whether that be gender identity, LGBTQIA+, cultural and/or linguistic, Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander peoples, or people with a disability. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]

    If you are a current employee (including casual staff and HDR scholars) or hold an unpaid/affiliate appointment, please login to your staff Workday account and visit the internal careers board to apply for this opportunity. Please do NOT apply via the external job board.

    Applications close Wednesday 12 th July 2023 at 11.00pm AEST (Job Reference Number - R-27704.

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