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Organisation : University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU)

Location : Melbourne

Work type : Full-time

Sector : Education & Employment, Union

Salary type : Annual Package

About the organisation

Organisation Name : University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU)

About the role

The Organisation

The University of Melbourne Student Union (UMSU) is a leading student representative body with a proud history dating back over 130 years. Run by students, this organisation drives the arts, representation, advocacy, live music and cultural services on campus.  At its heart, UMSU is committed to ensuring student voices are heard while making students time at University fun and enjoyable. UMSU provides students with access to a range of cultural facilities and events, as well as quality support services.

Benefits & Culture

  • Collegial, supportive and pet friendly environment
  • Leading flexible work practices
  • 5-weeks paid annual leave plus end of year allowance
  • Tailored professional development opportunities

The Role

Reporting to the CEO as Human Resources Manager you will provide high level advice and coaching to the management team, staff and elected student representatives. You will work on a range of projects that improve the ongoing development and oversight of the Human Resources function and make a positive impact towards the UMSU community.

This role will manage the entire employee lifecycle, strategic planning and management of the administrative functions.  Essential to your success will be your proven track record in policy and procedure development, budgeting, OH&S, performance management, understanding legislative requirements and enterprise bargaining. You have values consistent with the organisation and a working knowledge of accessibility and social inclusion that form the basis of your approach to stakeholder engagement.

Key aspects of the role include:

  • Supporting managers to improve their people management capability
  • Fostering a prosperous workplace culture through various streams
  • Demonstrating high quality industrial and employee relations knowledge
  • Stakeholder engagement; ability to influence and collaborate diplomatically
  • Drive improvements and influence change effectively
  • Workforce and succession planning

Skills Required

You are a true HR generalist who thrives in developing and implementing solutions that deliver outstanding outcomes for employees and organisations. It is a role that will require you to work autonomously, while consulting and collaborating as needed.  Preferably you are experienced as a senior business partner or HR Manager within an education, student organisation or not-for-profit environment; combined with relevant human resources management or related qualifications.

If you are a passionate human resources leader with a desire to positively impact the higher education experience for students then please submit a cover letter, responding to the skills required above, and resume or call Gemma Schade on 03 03 8080 8977.

Please note there is no formal closing date for this role, if you are interested we would encourage you to apply as soon as possible.

How to apply


Please quote in application: Human Resources Manager via Pro Bono Australia.

Profession: #HR_and_Employment_Services, #Management
Sector: #Education_and_Employment, #Union



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