Mrs. Shayne Simpson

University of The Sunshine Coast

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University of The Sunshine Coast





Perceptive, focussed and approachable professional with a proven history of successful appointments in Higher Education and for Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector including:


 • Student Administration Leadership

• ICT Security Adherence and Management Enterprise and Cloud based Systems

• Project Management

• Production Support Management

• Change Management

• Data Governance/Management


Selected Highlights

• 25 years experience in Australian public Higher Education and the Vocational Education and Training (VET) sector environments

• 5 years with Accenture where I was the recipient of 3 Accenture ‘Above and Beyond’ Awards

• Worked on three PeopleSoft Campus Solutions implementation projects, of note two for a large scale VET organisation in Australia

• Led the implementation of Oracle Right Now CRM, University of Sunshine Coast

• Led and Managed production support units that service PeopleSoft Campus Solutions and more recently Oracle Right Now CRM

• Led the implementation of Financial Aid for domestic scholarships becoming the first university in Australia to adopt this functionality

• Worked as part of a team from representation from multiple universities with Oracle to design the local legislative enhancements for Student Amenities Fee

• Project Manager for PeopleSoft Student Financials integration deliverables as part of ‘Whole of Queensland Government’ technical upgrade for SAP import interfaces.

• Student Track Chair 2013/Current and Assistant Track Chair 2014 for the HEUG Down Under Alliance Conference. Facilitiated Caroline Weir's visit for the ADU 2014 to present on Financial Aid in the international context.

• Member of a number of ICT governance groups within USC, not limited to PeopleSoft

 • Acting Director Student Administration (three month role in Director’s absence)

• Completed LH Martin Leadership program



 March 2010 – Current - Manager Student Systems

Student Administration, Student Systems, University of Sunshine Coast

 Public University approximately 10 000 students


May 2004 – February 2010

Accenture: ISAS Support Unit Functional Analyst/Project Manager

Program of work: Support (Run) phase PeopleSoft Student Administration System for TAFEQ/ISAS 2 Upgrade

VET Sector approximately 200 000 students


November 2002 – May 2004 Accenture Functional Analyst

Program of work: ISAS Project Design and Build phase PeopleSoft Student Administration System for TAFEQ


October 2001 – November 2002 Functional Team Lead

Information Technology Division, Corporate Information Systems, Central Queensland University

 Public University approximately 16 000 students

 July – October 2001 Senior Business Analyst – Production Support

Project Renaissance, Central Queensland University

January – July 2001 Student Financials Configuration Lead

Project Renaissance, Central Queensland University

June 2000 – January 2001 Functional Analyst

Project Renaissance, Central Queensland University