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Federation University Australia is an equal opportunity employer that values diversity and inclusion.

As part of this, our employment practices include the provision of reasonable adjustments/flexible working arrangements as required, particularly for staff with disability or carer responsibilities.

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Change Management Specialist

Job no: 851965
Campus: Berwick or Mt Helen Campus
Categories: Professional/General
School/Area: Information Technology Services

  • Chief Operating Office – Berwick or Ballarat Campus with flexible (hybrid) work options
  • Full-time, fixed-term appointment for 12 months
  • HEW 8 -$102,035 p.a. plus up to 17% superannuation

About the role

Federation University is implementing Workday as an ERP solution integrated with a contemporary payroll solution Ceridian Ascender Pay.

You will play a key role by maximising business readiness, employee adoption and proficient usage and will be responsible for implementing the change management strategy and plans, with a strong focus on communications, engagement, and training activities.

You will:

  • develop detailed communications, engagement, and training plans and engage with stakeholders;
  • identify and document change impacts and relevant mitigating actions to ensure adequate change management interventions are undertaken;
  • identify and manage the development of training materials and other artifacts required to support proficient usage by end users; and
  • lead and coordinate the development and delivery of change and training collaterals.

About Federation University

At Federation University, we are driven to make a real difference to the lives of every student, and to the communities we serve.

Across our University and TAFE campuses in Ballarat, Berwick, Brisbane, Gippsland, and the Wimmera, we deliver world-class education and facilities. With the largest network of campuses across Victoria, as well as a growing Brisbane base, we are uniquely positioned to provide pathways from vocational education and skills training at Federation TAFE through to higher education.

Federation University’s Strategic Plan 2021-2025 outlines our ambition to be Australia’s leading regional university. Our University and TAFE provide integrated lifelong learning, skills, and impactful research enabling people and communities to prosper locally, regionally, and globally.

We are the number one ranked university in Australia for First Generation Student Enrolments (Good Universities Guide 2022). Along with top rankings in Victoria around student support, social equity, skills and employment.

About you

You will have an in-depth knowledge of industry standard change management and an understanding of the issues that are critical for success in relation to the identification and implementation of process and structure changes in a complex environment.

You will possess:

  • demonstrated experience supporting the adoption of complex change programs;
  • exceptional written and verbal communication skills, with the ability to convey complex information to diverse audiences;
  • demonstrated experience developing visual content including but not limited to web content, videos, slide decks and posters; and
  • demonstrated experience in developing and delivering training, presentations, and workshops.

How to apply

Please apply by Sunday, 12 February 2023.

Applicants are required to submit a resume.

To view the position description, please click here: 851965.pdf

If you are experiencing technical difficulties with your application, please email the Recruitment team or phone 03 5327 9756.  Our position descriptions also list a contact person for job specific enquiries.

A workplace for remarkable people

For 150 years we have been reaching out to new communities, steadily building a generation of independent thinkers united in the knowledge that they are greater together.
We are committed to attracting, retaining and developing the best talent in the regions in which we operate. From our academic and research staff to those working in student experience, we are all part of a collaborative culture that inspires the highest levels of excellence, innovation, integrity and respect. We are proud of our SAGE Athena SWAN Bronze accreditation in 2019 for recognising our commitment to advancing the careers of women, trans and gender diverse individuals in STEM disciplines in higher education and research.

At Federation University Australia we value diversity, embrace difference and nurture a connected, safe and respectful community. We strongly encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people and people of all cultures, abilities, sexualities and genders. Should you require additional support please email Organisational Development and Diversity.

Find out more about our Aboriginal and Torres Islander Employment Strategy. For support or queries relating to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander employment please email Organisational Development and Diversity.

What we offer

We foster a positive culture shaped by our values of inclusion, innovation, excellence, empowerment and collaboration as outlined in Federation’s Living Values Charter.

You will be able to take advantage of our Health Sports and Aquatics Centre in Mt Helen, in addition to benefits such as purchased leave, annualised hours, flexible work options, salary sacrificing options, on-campus childcare (Mt Helen, SMB and Gippsland), discounted private health insurance, affordable parking, wellness programs, professional development programs and many other benefits. For further information visit our LinkedIn Life page or our leave and work-life balance webpage.

For more information on a career with us, please visit our website or let our staff tell you more.

Federation University is committed to The Circle Back Initiative program, whereby we will respond to every applicant.

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