Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global Partnerships

Perth, Australia
25 Oct 2018
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19 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

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 5:00 pm AWST.

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