Barry is the Manager, Work Integrated Learning, a role he has held for a number of years. His role has two main areas of focus: The management of the overall WIL centre’s responsibilities, and the direct coordinator of the Business WIL industry relationships and students in several distinct industries/professions.
Barry has effective internal communications in small to large complex organisations and is comfortable giving public-speaking/oral presentations to groups of 3 to 300.
He has high level industry liaison and negotiation skills.
Some of Barry's employment experience and professional differentiators/competencies in the marketing, travel and tourism industries are:
- Formulation and delivery of a range of product/service promotion and marketing campaigns
- Excellent client relationship management
- Development and implementation of detailed operational procedures
- Ability to work effectively in public or private sector senior administration roles.
He has been awarded the following:
- Winner, Faculty Staff Award, Outstanding Engagement (Individual) – 2011
- Winner, Faculty Staff Award, Outstanding Service (Team Award) – 2011
- Winner, Vice Chancellor’s Award, for Programs that Enhance Learning - Industry Engagement, (Team Award) - 2007.
Refereed book chapters
"Benefits of the International Co-op Experience Relating to Employability and Future Studies”. WACE 11th International World Conference, and WACE website “Papers from Around the Globe” with A/Prof John Bentley.
“Impact of the International Co-op Experience on Employability and Further Studies: An Exploratory Study” (August 1998 for WACE Conference, HKG) with Ms B. Higgs, Ms S. Wall.
Contributions to WACE publications including “A Guide for Developing International Co-op Programs” Reeve, R. S. (1997) prepared for The World Association for Co-operative Education, Inc. (WACE)
Member Executive/Planning Committee, ACES Asia-Pacific Conference, 1996.
Victoria University Business School, Work Integrated learning.