Vacancy: Risk & Compliance Adviser, Deakin University

Risk and Compliance Adviser (x2 vacancies)


SALARY RANGE: $81,614 – $89,968 pa (effective from 30 April 2016) (plus 17% super)

HOURS OF DUTY: Full-time (36.75 hours per week)


LOCATION OF POSITION: Melbourne Burwood Campus


The purpose of this position is to manage and maintain the University’s risk and compliance program and to provide high level advice and services to staff to ensure effective management of the University’s risk and compliance programs.


  • Manage and maintain the University’s risk and compliance programs, including the frameworks, policies and procedures.
  • Provide high level risk and compliance advice, guidance and support to key stakeholders, including development and delivery of training and awareness programs to the University community.
  • Manage monitoring and reporting, including changes in risk, breaches and incidents, and develop comprehensive reports for the Executive and University governance committees as appropriate.
  • Ensure effective maintenance and development of the University’s Risk and Compliance Registers and administration of the risk and compliance software tools.


  • Tertiary qualification or an equivalent combination of training and experience.
  • Proven experience with risk and compliance frameworks and/or assurance and internal control frameworks.
  • Demonstrated experience in preparing high level position papers, reports, briefings and other documents.
  • Demonstrated communication and interpersonal skills with the ability to produce clear and accurate communications that are appropriate for their intended audience.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion. 


All applicants MUST provide a separate statement addressing each key selection criteria in addition to providing resume.

For a full copy of the position description and to apply online, please visit

We value our staff and understand that they are more than just their jobs, that’s why we offer benefits that enhance work life. Further information on Deakin’s workplace benefits can be found here:

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 1 May, 2016

CONTACT FOR FURTHER INFORMATION:  Brad Greer, Tel: +61 3 9244 5570, Email: