Status and Details

Status and Details

This page contains information about the status, approval and implementation of this document, contact details for the relevant Unit Head and document author and, on the right, a brief summary of changes between this and the previous version.

Delegations (Administrative) Policy

Status Current
Effective Date 1st June 2017
Review Date 1st June 2018
Approval Authority Board of Trustees
Approval Date 1st June 2017
Expiry Date To Be Advised
Unit Head Sophie Buck
Director, Governance Services
Author Amanda Dickson
Administrative and Systems Support Officer
Enquiries Contact Amanda Dickson
Administrative and Systems Support Officer

Summary of Changes from Previous Version

24 June 2019 – Amend Table 1: Category 7 – ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor, Engagement and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Leadership’ replaced by ‘Pro Vice-Chancellor, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Education, Strategy and Consultation’ and Pro Vice-Cchancellor, Engagement’.

26 November 2018 – Amend Table 1: Category 4  – rename position ‘Managing Director, NICM’ to ‘Senior Manager, Operations and Strategy’.

17 October 2018 – Amend Table 1: Category 4 – add new position ‘Director, Badanami Centre for Indigenous Education’.

19 September 2018 – Amended Table 1: Category 4 – added new position ‘Director, Digital Marketing Operations’; INP – position titles amended: ‘Assessment Coordinator’ renamed ‘Examinations Coordinator’, ‘Assessment Officer’ renamed ‘Examinations Officer’, ‘Assessment Team Leader’ renamed ‘Examinations Team Leader’, and ‘Student Operations Officer’ renamed ‘Student Administration Officer’.

17 September 2018 – Amended Table 1: Category 4 – added new position ‘Senior Lawyer’.

22 August 2018 – Amended Table 1: Category 4 – added new position Library Business Manager.

25 July 2018 – Amend Table 1: Category 6: add Director, Technical Support Services; Category 4: delete Associate Director, Technical Services.

12 July 2018 – Amend Table 1: Category 6: Position title “Director, Research Services” changed to “Director, Research Impact and Integrity”.

29 June 2018 – Amend Table 1: Category 8: add Senior DVC position; Category 7: add PVC, Research and Graduate Studies; Category 4: add Associate Director, Placements Hub and Manager, Procurement, Asset and Equipment.

26 April 2018 – Amend Table 1: Change the grouped category from Category 6 to Category 7 for positions: Executive Director, Advancement; Executive Director, Financial Operations; Executive Director, Human Resources; Executive Director, Marketing; Executive Director, Quality and Performance; Executive Director, Research, Development and Engagement; Executive Director, Student Services; and Executive Director, Student Participation and Success. Change the grouped category from Category 6 to Category 4 for position: Senior Manager, Commercial Development, Services and Governance. Add new and existing positions to grouped category 4 positions: Associate Director, Portfolio Service; Manager, Campus Delivery; and Senior Manager, Project Service.

22 March 2018 – Amend Table 1 to update renamed position titles: Director, Estate and Commercial to Executive Director, Estate and Commercial, Director, Financial Operations to Executive Director, Financial Operations, and Campus Manager to Manager, Campus Delivery.

21 March 2018 – Amend Table Category 4 – Add new positions: Associate Director, Technical Services and Director, Engagement Marketing.

27 February 2018 – Amend Table – Add new positions: Director, Employability and Graduate Success and Director, Solution and Project Services under the Category 6 and Associated Director, Service Delivery and Improvement under Category 4.

20 February 2018 – Amend Table 1 Category 4 – Amend position title: “Manager, Policy” changed to “Manager, Policy and Governance”.

2 February 2018 – Amend Table 1 – Amend position title: “Director, Content, Design and Corporate Communication” changed to “Director, Corporate Communications” and remove the position from grouped Category 6 delegations and include in grouped Category 4 delegations.

23 January 2018 – Amend Table 1 Category 8 – Add new position: “Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research and Innovation”.

17 October 2017 – Policy amended to remove references to the unit title “Office of Research Services” and replace with “Research Engagement, Development and Innovation”.

3 October 2017 – Amend Table 1 Category 4 – Add new positions: Associate Director, Channel Marketing; Senior Manager, Analytics and Insights; Senior Manager, Strategy and Campaign.

3 October 2017 - Amend Table 1 and Schedules A2, A21, D1, D2, D4 and G4:

Cat 7:

Executive Director, Capital Works and Facilities renamed Director, Estate and Commercial;

Cat  6:

Associate Director, Commercial Services renamed Senior Manager, Commercial Development, Services and Governance;

Associate Director, Procurement and IT Planning Services renamed Director, Strategic Procurement and Services;

Cat 4 and INP (where relevant):

Senior Manager, Environment and Risk Management renamed Senior Manager, Environmental Sustainability;

Senior Planning Manager, OCEP renamed Associate Director, Estate Master Planning and Strategy;

Commercial Manager, OCEP renamed Commercial Manager;

Senior Manager, Minor Capital Works renamed Associate Director, Infrastructure Services.

20 September 2017 – Table 1 Category 4 amended: added new positions – Senior Manager, Student Administration; Senior Manager, Student Operations; SEO Strategy and Performance Manager.

19 September 2017 – Table 1 Category 6 amended: added new positions – Director, Student Administration and Director, Student Engagement.

8 September 2017 – Table 1 Category 4 amended: position titles amended – Senior Planning Manager, OCED changed to Senior Planning Manager, OCEP and Manager, Finance – OCED changed to Commercial Manager, OCEP.

14 August 2017 – Table 1 Category 6 and 4 amended: add new positions Executive Director, Advancement and Head, The Academy to CAT6 and Associate Director, Partnerships and Associate Director, Whitlam Institute to CAT4.

7 August 2017 – Table 1 Category 4 amended: add existing approved CAT4 positions that were inadvertently omitted in the Category Table.

1 August 2017 – Table 1 Category 4 amended: add new position ‘Manager, Project Governance and Compliance (Mngr,PG&C).

11 July 2017 – Table 1 Category 8 and INP amended: position title “Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President,  Research and Development” changed to “Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President, Research, Development, Engagement and International” and “Board Standing Committee” titled changed to “Board Executive Committee”.

14 June 2017 – Table 1 Category 6 amended: add new position ‘Executive Director, Student Services (Exec Director,SS).

The Individually Named Positions Group in the Position Classification Table has been amended to: 1. Include the position title of 'Registrar" in order to add it as delegated authority in Delegation Schedule F15 as the officer authorised to direct the affixing of the University Seal to a testamur, award or similar instrument in conjunction with the amendment to the University Seal Policy. This function is currently being undertaken by the officer in the position of Vice-President, People and Advancement, as approved by the Vice-Chancellor. This amendment was approved by the Board of Trustees on 22 February 2017 - Resolution [22/2/2017:19]. 2. Delete 'Board Standing Committee' and replace with 'Board Executive Committee' in accordance with the approved Board of Trustees Resolution - [7/12/2016:19], to establish the new Board Executive Committee to replace the Board Standing Committee and Remuneration and Nominations Committee to take effect following the enactment of the new Western Sydney University By-law which came into effect on 17 March 2017.

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