Associate Director, Sponsor Relations & Borderless Delivery

Job no: 499525
Work type: Continuing - Full-time
Campus: Adelaide
Categories: Student Services and Learning support, HEO9, Management

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(HEO9) $111,077- $118,862 per annum plus an employer contribution of up to 17% may apply.

Continuing position available 

Lead strategic development of sponsorship opportunities and relationships, including identifying and pursuing new avenues of engagement.

Working under broad direction and with a reasonable degree of autonomy, this role will be responsible for developing and implementing a strategy for growing sponsored students for the university. Managing and promoting sponsorship opportunities and relationships, including identifying and pursuing new avenues of engagement. It will also be responsible for developing and implementing effective frameworks for the establishment and promotion of successful initiatives in borderless delivery, including offshore, transnational, blended learning and MOOC’s- (Massive Open Online Courses).

The incumbent will work cross functionally, and closely with the Associate Director Student Recruitment Services, the Associate Director of the Adelaide Graduate Centre, and the International Advisory Coordinator in Student Life as well as the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Student Learning).The successful applicants will be expected to undertake domestic and international travel as required as will some work outside of standard hour.

To be successful you will need to have:

  • Advanced understanding of internationalisation issues within higher education;
  • Demonstrated experience in leadership and/or management roles, including effectively improving processes, identifying strategic opportunities, developing new initiatives, empowering others and leading through change;
  • Substantial knowledge of student sponsorship opportunities and awareness of delivery models and technology developments related to borderless delivery;
  • Experience in stakeholder engagement, developing and maintaining relationships, both internal and external to the organisation and enabling advancement by leveraging strategic relationships;
  • Proven analytical and problem solving ability, using relevant information and good judgement to inform decisions.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs—including significant industry, government and community collaborations—offers you vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. And our work’s cutting-edge nature—not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour—provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are honesty, respect, fairness, discovery and excellence. And our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

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Your faculty’s broader role

The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff’s professional development.

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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the link to the online application form below and address and upload your responses to the five selection criteria listed above. Please ensure your cover letter and selection criteria responses are contained in one document of no more than two pages. Applications close 11:55pm, 04 January 2019.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Ms Priya Kamineni
Director, International Business Development

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The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.


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