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Recent appointment: Senior Policy Advisor and Project Manager @westernsydneyu


Congratulations to Simon French on his recent appointment and commencement in this role.

Western Sydney University (westernsydney.edu.au) is a major urban university spread over six campuses in Greater Western Sydney; a region of great opportunity, multicultural diversity, challenge and economic growth – in one of the world’s great cities. The University is culturally diverse and has approximately 3,000 staff and over 40,000 students.

Senior Policy Advisor and Project Manager

The position of Senior Policy Advisor and Project Manager provides high level policy advice and project management support to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President (Academic) to achieve the Division’s objectives in leading the University’s strategy and developments in learning and teaching, academic program and curriculum review and development, academic staffing, engagement with our communities, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander education and employment, and the provision of library and information services.

The appointment will contribute through policy analysis, developing portfolio strategy and undertaking in depth sector research. They must be able to stay abreast of major institutional, sector and government policy developments and issues and provide high-level analytical input to external and internal reports and analysis.