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Senior Manager - School of Psychology and Public Health

Job No.:562694

Work type:Continuing

  • Full Time, Continuing position
  • Location at Melbourne (Bundoora)
  • HEO10 – Attractive Remuneration Package + 17% superannuation


About the position

This position is responsible for leading a team of professional staff in the delivery of a range of services that support teaching, research and engagement activities in the School. The primary responsibilities of this position is to develop the School's strategic plan and contribute to the development, implementation and monitoring of the School business/operational plans and to identify, design and implement strategies and solutions to achieve agreed outcomes in the School.

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will:

  • Perform complex, significant and high level creative planning, program and managerial functions with clear accountability for program performance. Comprehensive knowledge of related programs.
  • Be fully responsible for the achievement of objectives and programs affecting a significant organisational area at Faculty level or equivalent.  May be an influential contributor to decisions over the allocation or use of substantial resources.
  • Be accountable for the achievement of significant organisational objectives and programs.

Please refer to the Position Description for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

School of Psychology & Public Health


One of the larger and more complex schools within the University, the School of Psychology & Public Health undertakes teaching and research across a broad range of disciplines, including: Neuroscience; Psychology; Counselling; Rehabilitation Counselling; Art Therapy; Family Therapy; Public Health; Digital Health and Analytics; Health Information Management; and Ergonomics, Safety and Health.  The School comprises six academic units: the Department of Psychology, Counselling and Therapy; the Department of Public Health; The Bouverie Centre; the Olga Tennison Autism Research Centre (OTARC); the Centre for Alcohol Policy Research (CAPR); and the Australian Research Centre in Sex, Health and Society (ARCSHS).

The two large academic departments encompass several broadly related disciplines, and offering a dynamic higher degree program, with large numbers of Honours, Masters and PhD students from Australia and overseas.  It also offers a flexible range of undergraduate courses and entry to several postgraduate practice degree courses (both professional training and clinical practice) by which it aims to improve the health and wellbeing of individuals and communities through excellence in teaching and research. High-quality training opportunities are provided both through external placement and within onsite clinical settings, including the La Trobe University Psychology Clinic; the Bouverie Centre: Victoria’s Family Institute; the OTARC Clinical Assessment suites; and the Art Therapy Studio.

The School operates across multiple campuses and locations, including Melbourne (Bundoora and the CBD), Bendigo, Albury-Wodonga, Mildura and Shepparton, although it does not base staff at the latter two campuses.  A small number of the School’s staff are located at the Bouverie Centre in Brunswick, which operates as research centre of the University as well as a provider of clinical services for DHS.  The School also partners with external third-party providers to deliver courses on and off-shore. 


Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits http://www.latrobe.edu.au/jobs/working/benefits

How to apply

Closing date:  Sunday, 30th January 2022 by 11.55pm AEDST

Position Enquiries:  Melinda Price via email m.price@latrobe.edu.au

Recruitment Enquiries:  recruitment@latrobe.edu.au

Position Description below:

 Download File PD Senior Manager - School of Psychology and Public Health.pdf

Only candidates with full working rights in Australia may apply for this position.

In order to work onsite in higher education, TAFE, training and adult education settings, the Victorian Government requires workers to provide evidence to their employers that they are fully vaccinated with two doses of a COVID-19 vaccine or have a medical exemption evidenced by an authorised medical practitioner.  This position will require the incumbent to work onsite.

Please submit an online application ONLY and include the following documents:

  • Cover letter;
  • An up to date resume; and
  • A separate document addressing each essential and desirable bullet point in the Key Selection Criteria which is located in the position description.
  • Video Assessment – a link will be provided to your nominated email address within 24 hours of submitting your application

Please scroll down to apply.


La Trobe Cultural Qualities: 
We are Accountable, We are Connected, We are Innovative, We Care

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer and is committed to providing a diverse, inclusive and respectful working environment for all staff. We offer flexible work arrangements that can assist you in balancing your work and other responsibilities.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the Science in Australia Gender Equity (SAGE) Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.


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