Manager, Curtin OUA Operations

Curtin University

Curtin Open University Australia (OUA)

Job Reference: 302998
Continuing, full time
$116,867 - $123,517 (GO9) plus 17% superannuation

Your new role

We have an exciting opportunity for an outstanding strategic leader, with exceptional critical thinking and problem solving skills, to lead the Curtin Open University Australia (OUA) Operations Office. 

Responsibilities include:
  • Planning, organising, leading and reviewing the operations of the team.
  • Developing and implementing plans to improve student administration and operations of the area.
  • Providing leadership, coaching and management to the team.
  • Building and maintaining strategic networks and relationships with key partners.
  • Developing and managing the budget, collecting statistical data and preparing reports for the Director and other business partners.
You will bring to the role
  • Relevant tertiary qualifications and extensive relevant experience; or extensive management experience and proven management expertise within a complex organisation; or an equivalent combination of relevant experience and/or education training.
  • Strong experience in developing, monitoring and implementing policies and processes.
  • Exceptional strategic, team leadership and management skills.
  • Demonstrated analytical, conceptual, negotiation skills and problem solving skills with the ability to offer solutions to complex problems.
  • Experience in achieving strategic business outcomes through effective resource management.
  • Strong IT skills with previous experience using a student data management system.
What we offer you
  • Flexible working environment with great work life balance!
  • The opportunity to grow, develop and diversify your own skill set.
  • Competitive remuneration package with 17% Superannuation.
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Next steps

Curtin University requires you to provide a cover letter and resume to include sufficient information and examples to allow us to assess your suitability for the role. 

To view a copy of the role’s Position Description, please copy and paste the following link into your browser:

Valuing Diversity and Inclusion

At Curtin, we are committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander reconciliation, diversity and social justice and aim to create an inclusive environment where our staff and students are valued and inspired.

Contact details

To apply complete the application form below, or for more information contact:

Damon Wasserman
Phone:  +61 8 9266 3282

Please apply via the attached link, we cannot accept resumes sent to the above contact.

Once you have applied, you will receive an email confirming that your application has been received by us.  If you do not receive confirmation via email, please email our team at Please ensure you check your spam folders for this email before contacting the team.

Applications close: 9:00 PM, Tuesday 21 January 2020

We have a supportive recruitment process, and will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and to receive other benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.


Curtin reserves the right at its sole discretion to withdraw from the recruitment process, not to make an appointment, or to appoint by invitation, at any time. We reserve the right to remove the advert earlier than the date on the advert.