Chief Operating Officer Portfolio
The Portfolio has the overarching responsibility and commitment to lead the physical and technological development of the University; to lead organisational change and development of our people in the service and support areas of the University as part of the University Strategy 2030.
The Portfolio is headed by Catherine Grummer, the Chief Operating Officer (COO), supported by the Executive Officer, and supported by the COO leadership team comprising:
- The Chief Financial Officer – Division of Finance, including;
- Director – Division of Facilities Management
- The Chief Information Officer – Division of Information Technology
- Executive Director – Division of People and Culture
- Executive Director – Division of Strategy, Marketing and Analysis
- Executive Director - Division of Students
- Executive Director - Division of Safety, Security and Well-being
- Director - Office of Public Relations and Communications
- The Chief Development Officer - Office of the Chief Development Officer Global
- Manager - COO Shared Services and Continuous Improvement
The Chief Operating Officer is responsible for providing strategic advice to the Vice-Chancellor, University Council and the Executive Leadership Team with an emphasis on financial and resource management across the University.
The Chief Operating Officer is a member of the Executive Leadership Team.
Division of Finance
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Division of Facilities Management
We are responsible for developing and maintaining the campuses of Charles Sturt University, to provide a conducive and sustainable environment for safe living, learning, teaching and research.
Division of Information Technology
We are responsible and accountable for the strategic management, development and support of information and communications technology (ICT) across the University. This includes the Web Office and the provision of related ICT services to all staff and students.
Division of People and Culture
We provide strategic leadership and advice to the University in the development of policies and practices to enhance the personal and professional development of staff.
Division of Strategy, Marketing and Analysis
We are responsible for leading the University’s strategic planning, information and intelligence and project services to support the University in achieving its strategic objectives. Our products and services are used within the University to plan for the future, improve practice and processes, undertake significant change and evaluate performance and decisions.
Division of Students
We lead Charles Sturt’s domestic student recruitment, acquisition and conversion, and all student administration and enquiries, in order to recruit and support high quality students.
Division of Safety, Security and Wellbeing
We are responsible for the implementation, coordination and evaluation of an enterprise wide approach to safety, critical incidents and a central point for student and staff well-being.
Office of Public Relations and Communications
We are responsible for the University-wide internal communication strategy, Charles Sturt news media, and social media.
|Charles Sturt Campus Services Board||Chair|
|Finance Review Committee||Chair|
|Farm Management Committee||Chair|
|Capital Planning Committee||Chair|
|Technology Governance Committee||Chair|
|Foundation Trust Governance Committee||Chair|
|Estate Planning Committee||Chair|
|Course Fee Advisory Committee||Chair|
|Web Strategy Committee||Chair|
|LiFE Sustainability Committee||Chair|
|Committees of University Council|
|Finance, Audit and Risk Committee||Attendee|
|Committees of the Vice-Chancellor|
|Executive Leadership Team||Member|
|Committees of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic)|
|University Course Planning Committee||Nominee to represent|
|Committees of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Research, Development and Industry)|
|AgriPark Steering Committee||Member|
|Other Committees - Internal|
|Contract Agreement and Performance Review Committee||Member|
|Port Macquarie Leadership Group||Member|
|Other Committee's - External|
|Orange Aboriginal Medical Service||Member|
|St Francis Residential College Committee||Member|
|Boards - External|