Business manager

Business Manager job at the UNIVERSITY OF TASMANIA


  • Permanent full-time position (X2)
  • Based in Hobart or Launceston.
  • General management opportunity at the school level within the University.
  • The College of Arts, Law and Education (CALE) includes the School of Creative and Media Arts, the School of Education, the School of Humanities, the School of Law and the School of social Sciences.

    CALE will consistently foster deep engagement with our place, its Aboriginal culture, social foundations and evolving identity to support deliberations and the building of a good and just society in Tasmania and globally. Through his leadership in education, social research and creative practice, we will equip more Tasmanians with distinctive capabilities to help realize our vision.

    The Opportunity

    The Commercial Director is located within the Faculty of Arts, Law and Education. We currently have two opportunities to join our college, with one vacancy supporting the School of Creative and Media Arts and another supporting one or more of the School of Humanities, School of Social Sciences or Law School.

    The Business Manager brings a contemporary approach to managing the day-to-day operations of one or more schools, driving change and delivering ever-improving business systems, standards and processes. The role works closely with the school leadership team to implement strategic initiatives and develop and manage operational plans and reports.

    Main responsibilities:

  • In consultation with the head teacher(s), manage the implementation and implementation of school strategy through the implementation, monitoring and management of school performance.
  • Lead the development, implementation and delivery of operational plans and practices for the school(s).
  • Champion change and innovation and lead a culture of Lean and Agile approaches for continuous improvement that enable high quality academic and student outcomes.
  • Manage the delivery of school and college projects and initiatives as identified and assigned.
  • Coordinate the integration of University functions and services to achieve operational success at the school level.
  • Your app:

    To be successful in the role, your application will need to demonstrate;

  • Ability to apply strong strategic, systemic and critical thinking skills.
  • A flexible and collaborative approach to succeed in a fast-paced, high-pressure environment.
  • Demonstrated commitment to people-centered and relational values ​​and ethical standards in service delivery and professional relationships.
  • Demonstrated experience in people leadership and operational management in a complex business environment.
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with the ability to design creative and effective solutions to technical and adaptive challenges.
  • Remuneration

    Appointment to this position will be at HEO 9 and will have a total compensation of up to $140,659 comprising a base salary of between $114,061 and $120,221 plus 17% superannuation.

    COVID-19 Update:

    The University of Tasmania recognizes that this is essential for the University workforce to protect the safety of our workforce and vulnerable Tasmanians.

    Candidates for this position must be prepared to provide proof of Covid-19 vaccination as a condition of employment.

    How to register:

    To apply online, please provide the following supporting documents:

    • To resume;
    • Cover letter describing your aptitude and motivation for the position;
    • Your answers to the success criteria.

    For further information on this position, please contact Scott Sullivan, CALE Operations Manager, [email protected] or 03 6324 3224.

    Closing of applications Monday, May 23, 2022, 11:55 p.m.

    JOB DESCRIPTION – School Business Manager.pdf

    To be eligible for this position, you must have Australian citizenship, permanent residency or a valid visa to qualify for this position.