Head of School and Dean (Education)

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University of Southern Queensland


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Role Managed by:

Mazin Almaimani

Research Associate

t: +61 (2) 8354 4020

e: Mazin.Almaimani@perrettlaver.com

Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 22/11/2019

Head of School and Dean (Education)

  • Executive remuneration package
  • Full-time fixed term appointment
  • Springfield or Toowoomba campus

The University of Southern Queensland is a young and vibrant University dedicated to providing education in a supportive and flexible environment. It has a reputation for graduate outcomes, a commitment to student-centred learning, including flexible approaches to education and is a leader in online delivery.

Comprising of six schools, the Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts prides itself on its leading teaching, applied research and ongoing partnerships with relevant professions and the communities it serves. Strong and active ties with the professions and key industry ensures that the Faculty remains at the forefront of current thinking and enables the Faculty to best equip graduates with the knowledge and expertise to enhance their employability.

Following a merger of two schools, the Faculty is now looking to appoint an inaugural Head of School and Dean (Education). Reporting to the Executive Dean and as a key member of the Faculty Executive Group, Head of School and Dean (Education) will play a leading role in reshaping the School and providing strategic direction that will uniquely position the School as a leader in education.

If you are looking for a challenge or the next step in your career and want to make a difference to education in Australia whilst also being part of a collaborative regional community, this could be the role of you. We are seeking visionary and energetic individuals with experience leading and inspiring teams to work towards a common strategic direction. Furthermore, individuals with evidence of building strong relationships with external partners such as schools, government and accreditation bodies would be highly relevant. A commitment to teaching and learning and supporting students to navigate their studies in combination with paid employment is essential. An understanding of initial teacher education would be highly desirable. In support of USQ’s core values, you will also foster and champion a diverse and inclusive culture within the School.

For further a confidential discussion about the role and to receive a detailed Candidate Information Booklet, please contact Mazin Almaimani at mazin.almaimani@perrettlaver.com or on +61 2 8354 4020. 

Applications close Friday 22nd November, 2019.

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