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Executive Manager of Business, Growth and Innovation

Armidale NSW, Australia

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St Albert’s College at UNE Armidale is seeking an Executive Manager of Business, Growth and Innovation to create opportunities to grow and diversify College income streams.

Job Description

The newly created role of Executive Manager of Business, Growth, and Innovation is responsible for all outward facing aspects of the College’s business, and will establish and maintain external relationships, identify and pursue opportunities for growth, and seek diversification of College income streams. They will work closely with the Executive Manager of Finance and Operations to ensure initiatives are properly resourced and managed, and financial reporting is accurate. The Executive Manager of Business, Growth and Innovation will drive and develop a culture of social entrepreneurism, philanthropy and commercial innovation in line with, and supportive of, the College mission.

We offer a dynamic, close-knit working environment with the potential to make significant impact on the lives of young men and women living in a residential College.

  • Permanent full time opportunity in a brand new role

  • Positive team environment within a vibrant community, building strong relationships across the College

  • A stimulating and rewarding career opportunity with variety

An attractive remuneration package will be on offer for the right candidate.


Our ideal candidate: 

  1. Respects and upholds in word and practice the teaching and traditions of the Catholic Church and the values of the College;

  2. Demonstrates a breadth and depth of experience in business development with a creative flair for thinking outside the box;

  3. Has a proven record of managing change and service quality, risk and compliance, along with thinking strategically to achieve organisational objectives;

  4. Has high level communication, interpersonal and people management skills, including the ability to negotiate, influence and consult with compassion and understanding;

  5. Holds tertiary qualifications in accounting, finance, marketing, business or equivalent with extensive knowledge and experience of business development and financial activities.

Candidates must also hold or be eligible to hold a current Working with Children Check and pass a National Police Check.

To express interest in the role and to request a candidate information booklet please register your details at

For a confidential discussion with the consultants assisting with the recruitment process please email enquiries to or call 1300 856 231.

Closing date for applications: 5:00pm, 6 December 2023.

About Us

St Albert’s College was founded in 1969 and is an institution owned by the Diocese of Armidale, operating within the University of New England. The College is co-educational and houses up to 310 male and female residents. St Albert’s plays an integral role in the Catholic Church’s educational and religious mission as well as of the University’s residential system. The College is informed by the Christian traditions of faith and learning exemplified in the life of its patron, St Albert the Great.

St Albert’s College has an extensive leadership and support team, comprising a group of dedicated administrators, educators and pastoral care professionals who understand the value of education and care deeply about our resident’s past, present and future. We pride ourselves on our team, positive culture, and commitment to each other and our work.

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