Director, Queensland Conservatorium

Brisbane, Australia
Friday, 24 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 21 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

About Griffith University

At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we're proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

The opportunity

The Queensland Conservatorium Griffith University (QCGU) is one of Australia's leading music and performing arts schools, offering a wide variety of specialist degrees, from classical music, jazz, opera, popular music to musical theatre, music technology, composition and music education. QCGU develops aspiring musicians and performing artists helping them find their places on the world stage.

Based at Southbank, Brisbane, QCGU is part of the Arts, Education and Law academic group, the largest and most diverse academic group in Griffith University which is ranked in the top 2% of universities worldwide. It is recognised for high impact research, outstanding student experience, commitment to social justice and its welcoming environment.

The Director, QCGU is a key leadership role within the University and is responsible for the performance of the Conservatorium in research, learning and teaching, external engagement and for planning and aligning financial and staff resources with the University's strategic objectives. The Director works collaboratively with colleagues both within and outside the QCGU including Open Conservatorium, to achieve high quality outcomes in all its activities especially its commitment to quality and distinctiveness. A key part of the role will also involve engaging QCGU with external stakeholders and the wider community.

Suitable candidates will demonstrate a track record of success in music, performing arts and academic leadership, outstanding communication and people skills as well as an understanding of the contemporary higher education landscape. Finally, they will share, demonstrate and uphold the strong values of the University.

For further information and to apply, please contact Dr Rohan Carr or Ms Emily Witts at The Insight Group, by phone: +61 3 9654 3288 or email

Applications close: Friday 21 August 2020

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