Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Dr Stacey Jenkins

Dr Stacey Jenkins

PhD; Dip Vocational Ed; Dip Training; GradCert Uni Teaching; MHRM, BBus(HRM)


Stacey has more than fifteen years teaching experience at the tertiary level (higher education and vocational). She has received a Joss Group Award for CSU Outstanding Doctoral Thesis, a Teaching in Excellence Award, and a Personal and Business Rotary Achiever Award. She is a NSW Justice of the Peace, member of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM) and Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD). She is the founder / Chair of the Riverina HR Networking Group and has served as a judging panellist for the Australian and New Zealand Human Resource Industry Awards and the Wagga Wagga Business Chamber Crow Awards. She was a Guest Speaker at the Australian Women's Leadership Forum and presented to a number of different forums since.

Stacey has extensive human resource industry experience. She has worked as a National Human Resources Manager in private practice.  The industries in which she has held HR generalist positions domestically include corrections, detentions, manufacturing and hospitality.  She has also worked domestically as an Industrial Advocate. Internationally she has worked in the tourism and hospitality industry in the USA and Canada.

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Stacey has had subject management responsibilities for various sessions included being the Subject Coordinator / Convenor for:

  • HRM210 Human Resource Management
  • HRM320 Issues in Human Resource Management
  • HRM528 Strategic Human Resource Management
  • HRM550 Evaluating Human Resources

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  • Bachelor of Business (Human Resource Management), Southern Cross University, December 1994
  • Certificate IV in Training and Assessment, TAFE NSW, October 2011
  • Master of Human Resource Management, Charles Sturt University, December 2002
  • Graduate Certificate in University Teaching and Learning, Charles Sturt University, November 2006
  • Diploma of Training Design and Development, Healthy Business Training Academy, June 2015
  • Diploma of Vocational Education and Training, Healthy Business Training Academy, June 2015
  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D), Charles Sturt University, December 2015

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Stacey's research expertise is in the areas of:

  • Work-life balance
  • Mentoring

She is also passionate about diversity and inclusion, evaluating and measuring HRM, workforce planning, training, support and development.

She is a member of the Charles Sturt University Workforce Wellness Research Unit

She has consulted and delivered training to a number of businesses in the area of sexual harassment, anti-bullying and grievance resolution.

Member of Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management (ANZAM)

Member of the Australian Institute of Training and Development (AITD)

NSW Justice of the Peace (JP for NSW)

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Chapters in books:  

  • Mathews, P., and Jenkins, S. (2008) 'Time to Take Another Look. The Mentoring Option for Work-Life Balance problems.' In Engagement and Change: Exploring Management, Economic and Finance Implications of a Globalising Environment'. Australian Academic Press, Australia.

Journal articles: 

  • Jenkins, S., Bhanugopan R., & Lockhart, P. (2016).  A framework for optimizing work-life balance practices in Australia: Perceived options for employee support, Journal of Employment Counseling. 53(3): 112-129.(ABDC  -Rank A)
  • Kong, E., Jenkins, S. & Ardagh, D. (2009). A Preliminary Analysis of Learning Processes for Innovation in Member-Serving Nonprofit Organizations: The Role of Governance Structure and its Elements – Shared Knowledge, Decision Making and Benefit Sharing. International Journal of Learning, 16(6): 1-16.

Conference papers:  

  • Jenkins, S. & Bhanugopan, R. (2017). The relationship between organisational benefits and work life balance responsiveness: the mediating role of employee consultation. Conference Proceedings.Conference Proceedings. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Sydney, December 2017
  • Jenkins, S, Bhanugopan, R., & Lockart, P. (2014). Organisational Adaptation Predictors and work-life balance practices in Australian SMEs. Conference Proceedings. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Sydney, 3-5 December 2014.
  • Jenkins, S, Bhanugopan, R., & Mathews (Lockart), P. (2013). Examining organisational characteristics of SMEs that offer work-life balance practices. Conference Proceedings. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Hobart, 4-6 December  2013.
  • Kong, E, Jenkins, S. & Ardagh, D. (2008).Strategic Innovation in Member-Serving Non-profit Organisations: The Role of Governance Structure, Knowledge Sharing and Decision Making. Conference Proceedings. The 9th International Business Research Conference, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, November 24-26.
  • Jenkins, S., 'Purpose Prevalence Problems and Predictors of Work Life Balance in Australian Small Firms.' Conference Proceedings. Australian and New Zealand Academy of Management Conference, Sydney, 4-7 December  2007.
  • Kent, J., & Jenkins, S., 'CPD practices in small and medium Australian rural accounting firms: what they do and how they do it.' Conference Proceedings. Out of bounds and borders: A Trans Tasman collaboration, Continuing Professional Education Conference, Charles Sturt University and the University of Auckland, 19-20 April 2006.
  • Mathews, P., & Jenkins, S., 'Mentoring away work-life balance problems.' Conference Proceedings. Engagement and Change: Managing in a Free Trade Environment, 3rd International Conference on Contemporary Business, Charles Sturt University, 21-22 September 2006.


  • Opel Seed Grant – February 2008 - $5000 – awarded to Eric Kong, David Ardagh and myself for the research project titled: An investigation of strategic innovation in member-serving non-profit organisations: The role of governance structure, knowledge sharing and decision making.

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