Senior Manager, Candidature Operations

Monash University
February 22, 2024
Offerd Salary:$131,473 - $139,551
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Senior Manager, Candidature Operations

Job No: 661634

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: Continuing appointment

Remuneration: $131,473 - $139,551 pa HEW Level 09 (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
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  • Be surrounded by extraordinary ideas - and the people who discover them
  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

    We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That's why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Opportunity

    The Monash Graduate Research Office (MGRO) has an exciting opportunity available for a Senior Manager, Candidature Operations. This position will work closely with the Director and play a core role in delivering the University's research training strategy and operations; as well as managing a range of high quality strategic and operational services such as policy development and interpretation, program management and continuous improvement initiatives to drive the performance of this function.

    As the successful candidate you will be responsible for contributing to strategic planning and the achievement of the Monash Graduate Research Office and university goals as a member of the management team. The Senior Manager, Candidature Operations responsibilities will also extend to leading and managing the operation of complex administrative or technical functions, as well as significant strategic projects, large scale review and development of policy and procedure, and complex compliance and quality processes. You will also lead and develop a highly trained team, ensuring graduate research students receive a high-quality experience throughout their student lifecycle.

    This position is suited to highly experienced candidates that have postgraduate qualifications or extensive management experience and proven management expertise. The successful candidate will have excellent management and customer service skills with the proven ability to strategically manage and provide authoritative technical and policy advice at a high level. The successful candidate should also have outstanding planning and organisational skills, along with significant staff management experience and superior interpersonal and communication skills.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Dr Clare McCausland, Director - Monash Graduate Research Office, [email protected]

    Position Description

    Senior Manager, Candidature Operations

    Closing Date

    Thursday 22 February 2024, 11:55pm AEDT

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