Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Partnerships)

Ref: 3871

The University of Western Australia

Perth, Australia

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Role Managed by:

Jackie Radisich

Research Associate

t: +61 (0)2 8354 4019


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 19/11/2018

Formal Interview Date: Thursday 6th December 2018

Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global Partnerships)

Job no: 502393
Work type: full-time
Location: Crawley
Categories: Architecture / Landscape and Visual Arts, Arts, Business, Education, Law, Science, Indigenous Studies, Health and Medical Sciences, Engineering and Mathematical Sciences, Social Sciences

The University of Western Australia has a long and distinguished history and an international reputation for excellence in teaching, learning and research. It is ranked within the top 100 universities in the world and a member of the prestigious Australian Group of Eight research-intensive universities. UWA continues to perform strongly across all key higher education measures and remains committed to realising its ambition to be one of the world’s top 50 universities by 2050.

UWA is seeking to appoint a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global Partnerships to join the Executive Team of the University. Responsible for the strategic oversight of the external representation of UWA locally, nationally and internationally, the DVC Global Partnerships will lead the development of strategy for UWA across international partnerships, alumni relations, business and industry engagement, and cultural activities.  

This is an exciting opportunity for an individual with a strong track record of scholarship, experience in the development of global partnerships, and the realisation of opportunities for industry collaboration in a complex environment, to join one of Australia’s leading universities in a unique executive leadership role. The DVC Global Partnerships will be a strong communicator with a demonstrated ability to lead and motivate others and to develop and nurture relationships. They will bring a global mindset, the vision and imagination to extend boundaries and envisage change, and the capacity to inspire the university community in the pursuit of such change.

UWA has engaged international executive search consultants Perrett Laver to advise on this appointment.  For further information on how to apply, please visit, quoting reference 3871, or contact Jackie Radisich at or on +61 2 8354 4000. 

Applications close on Monday 19 November 2018 at 5:00pm AWST.

Please note: Shortlisted candidates will need to be available during the week commencing 3 December 2018 to participate in selection activities.

Advertised: 23 Oct 2018 W. Australia Standard Time
Applications close: 19 Nov 2018 5:00 PM W. Australia Standard Time

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