UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH AUSTRALIA Program Services Manager (HEO8) job

  • Based in a number of UniSA academic units across all UniSA campus locations
  • Fixed-term contract and permanent positions available
  • Competitive compensation, including up to 17% retirement pension

UniSA: Australian Business University

The University of South Australia is Australia’s corporate university. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national connections with academic, research and industrial partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens comfortable with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous, and we create new knowledge that is essential to global economic and social prosperity.

In 2020, we moved to a single structural layer of seven academic units to implement key strategic initiatives contained in our Enterprise 25 strategic action plan. We are focused on delivering the degrees of the future, investing in more staff in contact with students and attracting great academic and professional talent.

About the role

Great people are at the heart of our success. We seek to integrate innovative and solution-oriented thinkers into our team, in order to support the operational and administrative activities of our academic units. In return, we will invest in developing your skills and ensuring that UniSA is a place where you can pursue your career aspirations.

Our Program Services Managers support academic unit deans and academic staff by providing programmatic, research and/or technical aligned support services, depending on their particular focus.


Getting a great job working with the best is just the start. UniSA rewards its staff with a wide variety of benefits such as:

  • Access to great personal development opportunities
  • Generous 17% pension contributions
  • Flexible working conditions
  • Employee assistance and development programs
  • A range of salary conditioning options, including vehicle hire, laptops and parking fees
  • Company health insurance
  • Support for staff studies
  • Various on-site services available on our campuses, which may include an on-site gym membership
  • Varied holidays


As a university of business, we offer a dynamic and agile work culture that rises to challenges and thrives by forging new paths. Our people are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a dynamic and engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient and influential, and we deliver results.

How to register

Job descriptions contain specific details for each academic unit and we encourage you to review them in detail before completing your application. You can access all job descriptions on our Working at UniSA webpage. The online application form lists the specific selection criteria you must meet.

For further information on the position or the recruitment process, please contact UniSA Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email [email protected] using the job reference number. 4271.

Closing of applications: 11:30 p.m. Wednesday July 20, 2022

Applications are welcome from Australian or New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents and those who have the legal right to work in Australia for the duration of their appointment.

How to register:

Applications must be submitted online, please note that UniSA does not accept applications by email.

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UniSA is committed to developing a diverse workforce and a constructive corporate culture in which everyone can thrive.

For further assistance contact Recruitment Central on +61 8 8302 1700 or email [email protected] and you will receive a response within one working day.

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