Pro Vice-Chancellor, International

Springfield, Australia
25 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Newly created position
  • Shape strategic direction
  • Build the University's international brand

The newly created role of Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) will provide university-wide direction in the areas of international strategy and leadership of USQ’s International Department. The Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) will also lead the development of the University’s international brand and profile to align with the priorities and strategic goals of the University while overseeing the growth and diversity of USQ’s international student population.

Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor and a member of the University’s executive leadership team, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) will provide high level advice on international regulatory matters, projects and proposals across all domains of University activity. They will lead the development of the University’s international strategies and plans, identifying and leveraging opportunities to grow relationships, partnerships, mobility initiatives and research capacity in international markets.

To be successful in this role, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (International) will need to have an extensive history of involvement in international education at an executive level, experience in providing academic leadership, development and implementation of internationalisation strategies and an exceptional track record in brokering strategic agreements. The ideal candidate will display the ability to establish high level credibility, communicate a compelling strategic direction and will need to show evidence of leading diverse teams.

In just over 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide from three locations – Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich.

The University has been recognised by the Good Universities Guide 2019 as number one for graduate full-time employment and one of the highest for graduate full-time employment.

This position will be based in the Springfield campus in the heart of one of Queensland’s fastest growing regions. USQ supports its staff to reach their full potential, both personally and professionally, and offers access to an extensive range of career development, health and wellbeing, and reward and recognition programs.

With a strong commitment to diversity, USQ celebrates inclusion and provides equal opportunity for all in a flexible, positive and friendly workplace.

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Applications close:

Wednesday, 14 November 2018

To apply - please go to and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference USQpvi1018, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.