Dr Jennifer Heath, Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance @ Murdoch University

Dr Jennifer Heath, worked in multiple positions during her time at the University of Wollongong but none more important than her role as Director of Student Support and Education Analytics. She was instrumental at instituting Learning Analytics across the campus, and was well known especially in New South Wales universities for her leading stance on ethical guidelines for the acceptable use of learning platforms.
 
Jennifer will be taking up a senior role at Murdoch University as the Director of Strategy, Planning and Performance in March 2017. She will be sorely missed as an integral community member of the Kiama region as well. Thank you Jenn for being such an incredible support to me at UOW- especially during the birth of number 3- that blue baby wrap kept J so cuddly and warm.

Sherien Khachiche Director of Recruitment Marketing at Nova Southeastern University 2017

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Sherien Khachiche, is a 2011 graduand from the University of Wollongong, Australia. She completed a Bachelor of Information and Communication Technology Honours, majoring in E‐ business Management. Supervised by Dr. Katina Michael, her Honours thesis topic was “The Business Ethics of Online Social Networking in Human Resource Management Practices; recruiting and retaining employees in Australia”. Presenting at her first conference, Sherien’s research strength and focus is business ethics and their contribution to social media use in organisations. Her research thesis on the privacy and legal issues surrounding the use of social media sites such as Facebook in the human resource management processes of recruiting, retaining and terminating employees.

She is working towards completing her Master of Project Management – Master of International Business, and will be commencing her Doctor of Philosophy in 2014. She currently holds the position of Domestic Admissions Officer with UniAdvice at the University of Wollongong, ITC Limited. Privy to this she was a Customer Service Assistance in the Coles Group. Together, she also holds 8 ongoing years of customer service experience. Throughout her education, Sherien has also completed an internship with IBM Australia and has worked as a volunteer member for the Kidz Wish Foundation Australia.

Sherien was the Director of Recruitment Marketing, Communications and Publications at Nova Southeastern University in 2017, adding to her experience at the University of Wollongong Enterprises where she was first a Domestic Admissions Officer and then Marketing, Recruitment and Communications Coordinator.