- Job posted on: 28th Jul 2021
- Applications close:
As the Manager, First Nations Success Initiatives you will provide expert leadership, strategic advice, and support regarding initiatives and activities contributing to the outstanding end to end pathways and outcomes for First Nations Students.
You will be responsible for the management of funding and resources allocated to, and activities associated with programs and will ensure compliance with relevant regulations, policies, and guidelines.
Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.
Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.
The Division of Student Success (DSS) aims to provide all Charles Sturt students with an excellent University experience through the provision of quality support and services. The Division supports students from all backgrounds, regardless of whether they study online or on-campus, whether they've just finished school or are mature age students. This includes support to First Nations and International students. Students are set up to succeed through the provision of opportunities for engagement, academic excellence and being career ready.
DSS also raises the aspiration for university studies in the region and provides quality foundation Pathways into university for students who don't meet the ATAR requirements.
Through First Nations Student Connect services, a range of options are provided to assist First Nations students to be successful at Charles Sturt University. The service is delivered by several different teams, but communication channels are set up cohesively around First Nations students. Charles Sturt has the highest number of First Nations students online in Australia and is consistently one of the highest in overall First Nations enrolments nationally.
The First Nations Student Success team has staff dedicated to providing general advice and advocacy services, a First Nations Tutor Program, Away from Base services, direct entry programs and culturally appropriate connection to a range of specialist services.
Charles Sturt University offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.
This is an identified Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander position under section 14 of the NSW Anti-Discrimination Act, 1977. Please be aware you may be asked to provide confirmation of Indigenous Australian Identity.
Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:
Heather McGregor | Director, First Nations Student Success | Dir-FirstNations@csu.edu.au using the subject line: Manager - First Nations Success Initiatives - Various Locations enquiry via EthicalJobs| Ph: 0418 361 211.