Role of Admin Units and Directors

Administrative Directors

DVC (Academic) Portfolio 

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Inclusion and Outreach): Professor Paul Chandler
Student Ombudsman: Associate Professor Margaret Wallace
Student Support and Transition: Tracey Todd
Education Analytics: David Fulcher
Director, Academic Quality & Standards: Mr Dominic Riordan
Director, Library Services: Ms Margie Jantti, AALIA
Acting Director, Learning, Teaching & Curriculum: Professor Maarten de Laat
Academic Director Regional Campuses: Dr Kimberley McMahon-Coleman
Academic Director South West and Southern Sydney Campuses : Associate Professor Christopher Magee
Acting Director, Graduate Career Development & Employability: Ms Nuala O’Donnell
Director Strategic Planning: Ms Maureen Dibden
Director Strategic Marketing and Communications: Ms Emily Osborne
Executive Officer Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) Portfolio and Acting Student Life Programs and Student Diversity: Ms Julie Sikora
Senior Manager Woolyungah Indigenous Centre: Ms Michelle Rush

 Areas of Responsibility:

  • Educational Policy
  • Student Services inc Careers, Counselling, Disabilities Services
  • Library
  • Learning Development
  • Strategic Planning, Marketing and Communications

Facilities Management Division

Acting Director: Mr John Dardano
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Building Construction
  • Maintenance
  • Energy Management
  • Landscape
  • Cleaning and Commercial Services
  • Security

Financial Services

Chief Finance Officer: Mr Damien Israel
Director Financial Operations: Mr Matthew Wright
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Records Administration
  • Accounts
  • Budgets & Financial Reporting
  • Purchasing
  • Insurance
  • Motor Vehicles
  • Costing 

Governance and Legal Division

Director: Dr Nancy Huggett
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Legal Services
  • Records Management
  • Complaints Management
  • Access to Information
  • Privacy
  • Policy Coordination
  • Central Committee Support
  • Elections
  • Governance Services 

Human Resources Division

Director: Ms Sue Thomas
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Staff Recruitment
  • Employee Relations
  • Employment Equity and Diversity
  • Classifications and Remuneration
  • Salaries and Benefits
  • Occupational Health & Safety
  • Career Development
  • Personnel Administration

Information Management Technology Services

Chief Finance Officer: Mr Damien Israel
Director: Ms Fiona Rankin
Areas of Responsibility:

  • IT Infrastructure
  • Student Computing Support Services
  • Network & Telecommunication Services
  • Desktop Management
  • Server Management
  • Core Systems Development and Support
  • IT staff Training and user support
  • IT Policy

Innovation and Commercial Research

Director: Klaus Krauter
Commercial Research Manager: Stuart Parker
Innovation Development Senior Manager: Dr Tamantha Stutchbury
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Development and management of the UOW Innovation Strategy
  • Executive support for the DVC(R&I), PVC(R) and Directors of Research Strengths in the pursuit of new research initiatives and other major policy issues
  • Manage commercialisation activities, including contract management
  • Manage Cooperative Research Centre (CRC) interactions

Research and Innovation Division

Research Services Office Director: Ms Sharon Martin
Graduate Research School Manager: Ms Sue Flint
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Management and administration of research grants and fellowships
  • Monitoring and promoting ethical practices in research
  • Maintenance and provision of research information
  • Promotion of UOW research activities
  • Development and implementation of Higher Degree Research (HDR) training initiatives.
  • Management and administration of (HDR) enrolments, scholarships and thesis submissions.
  • Development and Management of (HDR) orientations, conferences, seminars/workshops and other HDR events.

Student Services Division

Director: Ms Theresa Hoynes
Areas of Responsibility:

  • Student Administration
  • Student Fees
  • Examinations
  • Graduation
  • UniAdvice (Student Recruitment and Admissions)

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Last reviewed: 2 June, 2017

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