Sandra is the Institute Manager for the UQ Diamantina Institute and reports to the Institute Director with a functional reporting line to the Manager, Infrastructure and Research Operations.

The Institute Manager is primarily responsible for providing strategic and operational management for the Institute. This includes responsibilities for long-term planning, strategic budget management, coordination of professional support services, and management of core research facilities.

The position aims to optimise the use of resources across the Faculty, where possible, standardizing the operational support to ensure consistency across the Faculty within its research entities.

The position operates as a key interface with both internal and external stakeholders to the Institute and collaborates with these parties to achieve successful outcomes and leading practice.