Professor and Group Lead Nursing

Coffs Harbour / Gold Coast / Lismore, Australia
16 Oct 2018
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13 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 150 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2017), is a progressive, young and connected research university, with vibrant campuses in two states. They are in locations of extraordinary natural beauty and creativity: Coffs Harbour in the Mid North Coast and Lismore in the Northern Rivers of New South Wales, while our fastest-growing campus is located at the Gold Coast Airport in southern Queensland.

The School of Health and Human Sciences is a dynamic provider of health practitioner and health scientist education and research. Offering a variety of undergraduate and post graduate education courses; including degrees by research. The School is distinctive for its multidisciplinary understanding of client care, commitment to the prevention of disease and promotion of healthy lifestyles and working with Indigenous colleagues to develop culturally appropriate models of care.

Southern Cross University’s Bachelor of Nursing is one of the largest programs at the University, with over 1000 students studying across three campus locations. The School also offers a Graduate Certificate of Australian Nursing, allowing international students to qualify for Australian nursing registration.

In response to increased demand from both domestic and international students the School is in an exciting growth phase, developing further courses and nursing pathway programs.

About the role

Southern Cross University is seeking to appoint a dynamic Professor and Group Lead of Nursing to the School of Health and Human Sciences. This role will champion the academic leadership of the School’s nursing portfolio during a time of significant growth.

Working closely with the Dean and Deputy Head of School, the Group Lead Nursing will monitor and improve the program’s teaching and learning performance while working closely with Course Coordinators to guide the development of quality academic course materials and assessments. This role will also have oversight of accreditation and professional experience activities as they apply to the nursing discipline.

The Group Lead Nursing will play a key role in representing the School in partnership arrangements with health providers within the regions and sits on a number of school committees and projects.

About you

With a doctoral qualification in Nursing you will bring to this role a successful and established record of academic and administrative leadership.

Your experience will demonstrate your strengths in people management, communication and inspiring excellence amongst your colleagues. As well as your ability to foster positive relationships and engagement with relevant health and industry bodies.

Evidence of an established research reputation, a strong track record of teaching excellence and experience leading quality course development are also required.

Contact for further information

For confidential enquiries please contact Andrew Norton or Mira Bacelj of Fisher Leadership on +61 1300 347 437.

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