Student Experience Lead and Academic Registrar - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 09/11/2023
REF: CITsel0923
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Student Experience Lead and Academic Registrar

Close Date: 09/11/2023
REF: CITsel0923

Are you an experienced vocational education and training professional who is committed to providing an exceptional experience for students?

Do you thrive on fostering a culture of continuous improvement?

Does playing a pivotal role in unlocking the future of vocational education and training in Canberra excite you?

Canberra Institute of Technology is seeking a Student Experience Lead and Academic Registrar to deliver an excellent student experience.

Details: The Student Experience Lead and Academic Registrar is responsible for providing leadership and advice on opportunities to drive growth in student enrolments, improve student satisfaction and deliver an excellent student experience. We are seeking an experienced senior leader who will provide direction and empower teams to create a high-performance, inclusive and accountable culture, while focusing on supporting CIT’s objectives and outcomes.

Promoting a student centric experience, the Student Experience Lead and Academic Registrar will develop holistic strategies and foster a culture of continuous improvement in a complex operating environment with multiple stakeholder groups. Your experience in influencing policy and driving reform to inspire mindsets focused on excellence in the execution of education experience and outcomes will be demonstrated by your extensive experience within the VET sector.

Reporting to the Executive Director, Education Futures and Students, this position is responsible for promoting the CIT brand, including delivery of high-quality, accessible and relevant skills and training that is linked to meaningful career pathways; and the contribution CIT makes to the broader community and economy. This position is required to provide high-quality advice and reporting to the CIT Board, Executive team, and others as required, including interpretation of legislative requirements, registered training organisation standards and relevant guidelines.

We are looking for an ambitious, collaborative leader with comprehensive knowledge of the Australian VET legislative, regulatory and quality framework. The successful applicant requires a commitment to of the principles of the Respect Equity and Diversity (RED) Framework, Work Health and Safety, the ACT Public Service Values and Signature Behaviours and CIT Cultural Traits.

Eligibility/Other Requirements: Appropriate tertiary qualifications in a relevant discipline such as education, business, management, social sciences or communications, and/or equivalent knowledge and experience.

Remuneration: The position attracts a remuneration package ranging from $258,855 – $269,201 depending on current superannuation arrangements of the successful applicant. This includes a cash component of $229,915.

Contract: The successful applicant will be engaged under a performance-based long-term contract for a period of up to five years. Prospective applicants should be aware that long-term engagements are tabled in the ACT Legislative Assembly.

For more information on the Canberra Institute of Technology (CIT), visit:


To apply: please click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference CITsel0923, addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 347 437 for further information. Your application should include:

  • A brief covering letter clearly quoting CITsel0923
  • A complete and current curriculum vitae (maximum of five pages)
  • A statement of claims detailing your experience relevant to the position and in line with the position requirements and Executive Capabilities outlined in the candidate information pack (no more than two pages)

Career interest categories:

  • Education, Teaching and Training
  • Executive and Statutory Offices
  • Leaders and Senior Management
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