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Manager, Analysis, Service and Engagement

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
$116,557 - $124,698
Closing date
Oct 27, 2021

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(HEO9) $116,557 to $124,698 per annum plus an employer contribution of 17% superannuation may apply.

Continuing, full-time position available immediately.

This is a significant opportunity to shape the future of the role and the way the institution uses data to drive decisions.

Australian Higher Education is undergoing significant transformation and the University of Adelaide is embracing this change.

The Planning and Analytics Branch provides enabling services and resource capabilities to support the University's teaching and research objectives and activities. Planning and Analytics supports strategic and operational planning, performance reporting and survey/data management within the University. The branch assists with developing the University's Strategic, Operational and Business Plans plus monitoring their implementation performance.

The Branch includes analysts, data warehouse specialists, business intelligence/analytics experts and planning officers who research, compile and interpret information to help the university create its plans and achieve its goals.

The Manager, Analysis, Service and Engagement leads a team of analysts responsible for production of data, information and analysis to support planning and decision making across the organisation. The success candidate will be expected to establish and develop a network of relationships across the University to ensure this central unit remains connected to core business of the University.

To be successful you will need:
  • High-level interpersonal, communication and negotiation skills appropriate for working with a wide range of stakeholders both within the University and externally.
  • Demonstrated experience supervising a team of analysts.
  • Experience in communicating complex concepts to a diverse audience.
  • Experience with modern data management, analytical and/or visualisation tools.
  • Natural curiosity and flexibility that has led to the continuous acquisition of new skills and knowledge.

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 a 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. 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 culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity consistent with our Staff Values and Behaviour Framework and our Values of integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. We firmly believe that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills, knowledge and capability of all our staff.

We embrace flexibility as a key principle to allow our people to manage the changing demands of work, personal and family life. Flexible working arrangements are on offer for all roles at the University.

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 division's broader role

The Division of University Operations enables the University's delivery of high-quality and distinct learning, teaching and research experiences. Its responsibilities link to Adelaide's strategic plan and focus on people, community, assets and infrastructure, and processes.

If you have the talent, we'll give you the opportunity. Together, let's make history.

Click on the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to the online application form. Please ensure you submit a cover letter, resume, and upload a document that includes your responses to all of the selection criteria for the position as contained in the position description or selection criteria document.

Applications close 11.55pm, 27 October 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion regarding this position, contact:

Daniel McHolm

Chief Data and Analytics Officer


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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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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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