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Operations Manager - Monash Sustainable Development Institute

Monash University
  • Job No.: 662599
  • Location: Clayton campus and Melbourne CBD
  • Employment Type: Full-time
  • Duration: 12-month fixed-term appointment
  • Remuneration:$112,694 - $124,394 pa HEW Level 08 (plus 17% employer superannuation)
  • Be inspired, every day
  • Enjoy the freedom to discover something new
  • Take your career in exciting, rewarding directions

At Monash, work feels different. There’s a sense of belonging, from contributing to something groundbreaking – a place where great things happen.

We value difference and diversity, and welcome and celebrate everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. That’s why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

Together with our commitment to academic freedom, you will have access to quality research facilities, infrastructure, world class teaching spaces, and international collaboration opportunities.

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The Opportunity

In this pivotal role you will support the delivery of MSDI’s operational functions and activities across the institute and ensure that MSDI’s people and culture activities are implemented.

Working collaboratively with Monash HR you will develop plans to attract and retain excellent staff, provide mentoring and career development opportunities, oversee the improvement of facilities to meet the needs of a hybrid workforce, as well the supporting the commitment of MSDI leadership to fostering a caring, purposeful culture that values teamwork, trust and high-quality work.

Reporting to MSDI’s Chief Operations Officer, you will be MSDI’s key liaison point with Monash HR, working closely with MSDI supervisors and HR Business Partnering and Recruitment, and other HR service functions to manage effective people-focussed operations in line with University policy and procedures and the strategic direction of Monash and MSDI. You will also be the key liaison point with the University portfolios responsible for facilities and asset management and maintenance.

Your excellent planning and organisational skills will be essential as you work closely with and provide high level operational and strategic advice to the Chief Operations Officer to support and ensure an effective approach to continuous improvement and high-quality execution of services and initiatives delivered by the MSDI Operations team.

The successful candidate will be required to be based at Clayton campus but at times need to be at the city office.

If this sounds like a position that suits your current career focus we look forward to hearing from you.

Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre-employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer toaac6008e-ae26-4f5a-bf0b-a302c4d34e6a.png "How to apply for Monash Jobs".


Michelle Armstrong, Chief Operating Officer, MSDI, +61 3 9905 3673.

Position Description

Operations Manager.

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