Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic

Canberra, Australia
05 Oct 2018
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02 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Canberra is searching for a dynamic and innovative leader to join its executive team as the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic.

The University of Canberra ranks in the top 100 young universities and the top 300 universities overall in the world. Building upon a strong foundation and impressive successes over the last decade, the University is launching the next phase of its audacious journey. As outlined in its new Strategic Plan, Distinctive by Design 2018-2022, it aims to be amongst Australia's most innovative tertiary institutions, whilst continuing its ascent in world rankings, and extending its regional, national and international reach.

With a commitment to work-integrated learning, high-impact research, indigenous engagement and the transformation of the campus into an integrated learning community, the University of Canberra will stand out as a genuine beacon of equity, diversity, inclusion and access that makes a difference to the world and contributes to the creation of just, prosperous, healthy and sustainable communities.

As part of a high performing leadership team, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor will provide vision and strategic leadership to the Academic Portfolio and will be integral to the University’s ability to achieve its strategic aims.

The role offers an opportunity to build on the recent curriculum renewal that will see work-integrated learning as a key component of every program, reinforcing the University’s existing reputation for an outstanding student experience.

With line management responsibility for the Faculties, candidates must exhibit the leadership qualities to oversee the implementation of an innovative academic strategy. They will also possess the energy and enterprise to inspire colleagues and champion excellence across all aspects of teaching, learning and student support.

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Kirsten Ludlow at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or

Applications close on 5 November 2018.