Careers at UC

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Applicants must be Australian Citizens, Permanent Residents, or hold a valid work permit or visa. If you are called for an interview, you will need to show evidence of your status and qualifications.

Current Vacancies

Commercial Manager


The Commercial Manager of University College serves as the Chief Financial Officer (CFO) and Chief Operating Officer (COO) of the College and is responsible for all financial, business and non-academic operations of the College. Working closely with the University College Treasurer/Chair of Finance & Audit Committee, the Council through its Chair, Head of College and senior management team, the Commercial Manager will ensure the College continues to operate from a very sound financial position to support ongoing operations and development of excellent residential and learning facilities for students.

As a member of the senior leadership team, you will have the opportunity to lead change at both strategic and operational levels drawing on your deep financial and business management experience gained from working in a commercial environment. Recognised CPA/CA accounting qualifications and formal tertiary financial qualifications are essential along with strong leadership and interpersonal skills to collaboratively manage 5 direct reports across finance, facilities, maintenance, food services, events and IT. Previous experience in a residential college will be an advantage but not essential.

This newly created role is an outstanding opportunity to join UC during an exciting period of growth. A key aspect of the role will be to liaise with the Development Manager to achieve the successful completion of the significant capital works project currently underway, which will see the College grow to accommodate over 320 students by 2019 and be well prepared for a remarkable and sustainable future.

If you are an an energetic, self-motivated, resourceful strategic thinker, this role provides a rewarding opportunity to work with the dedicated team at UC and make a contribution to the College .

To submit your application, either contact our HR Consultant on 0419 581 577 for a confidential discussion, or email your cover letter and CV to Applications close on 14 February 2018 and we will be commencing interviews as soon as possible.