Deputy Dean and Academic Lead, Management

Gold Coast, Australia
31 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Organisational Unit

School of Business and Tourism

Appointment type:

Full-time, continuing


A remuneration package of up to $213,174 (Professor Level E) or $182,507 (Associate Professor Level D) per annum, inclusive of base salary $182,200 (Level E) or $141,689 - $155,989 (Level D) per annum and 17% employer's contribution to superannuation.


Gold Coast

Closing date:

Wednesday, 21 November 2018 at 9.00am AEDT

Open to:

Job applicants must be Australian and New Zealand citizens, Australian permanent residents or currently hold a visa with ongoing work rights in Australia. Employer visa sponsorship is not available for this position.

  • Full-time, continuing appointment
  • Leadership role
  • Based at the beautiful Gold Coast Campus

About the role

This is a dual focused role combining responsibilities as Deputy Dean and Academic Lead for the Management discipline.

The Deputy Dean is responsible to the Dean of Business for the effective management of strategic and operational alignment of the School’s academic portfolio.

The Academic Lead manages the teaching and research activities of academics within the discipline group. The Academic Lead will work closely with the Dean and the School Directors of Teaching and Learning and Research to oversee staff resources and performance; and to engage in coaching, mentoring and the performance review of academic staff. In addition, the Academic Lead will work with Unit Assessors, Course Coordinators, the School Director of Teaching and Learning and the Executive Officer to ensure the high quality delivery of courses.

About you

To be successful in this role you will hold a doctoral qualification in a relevant discipline and have a proven record of academic teaching excellence and leadership. You will be an inspiring leader, passionate about contemporary learning environments and opportunities.

Your established research reputation will be evidenced, as well as your experience in leading quality course development. You will utilise your strong track record in effective engagement with external stakeholders and industry partners to achieve optimal collaboration outcomes for the School.

About us

Southern Cross University, ranked in the Asia-Pacific's top 100 universities and the top 100 universities in the world under 50 years old (Times Higher Education Young University Rankings for 2018), 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.

We also offer degrees in Sydney and Melbourne at branch campuses and through The Hotel School in partnership with Mulpha Australia. Many of our degrees are available in a dynamic online form. Whether studying on-campus, online, or both, we deliver exciting, contemporary and high quality learning experiences. We also deliver degrees with collaborators in China, Papua New Guinea and New Zealand.

Our growing world-class status is reinforced by our outstanding research reputation. The Excellence in Research for Australia report has ranked Southern Cross as ‘at world standard or above’ across 24 diverse research fields of global and national significance.

The University’s newest campus is on the Gold Coast, Australia’s sixth largest city in Australia with a population of more than half a million people. It includes around 70 kilometres of beaches, tropical rainforest hinterland, parklands and major shopping centres. The Gold Coast is renowned for hosting world standard events including sport, music and major exhibitions.

Our Gold Coast campus boasts contemporary teaching environments for law, social science and social welfare, information technology, business and tourism degrees.

The School of Business and Tourism comprises three discipline groups – Management, Tourism and Information Technology. Our Tourism group is ranked number one in Tourism and Hospitality courses in the 2019 Good Universities Guide. We offer innovative courses in Information Technology and Business, with a strong online presence that gives students flexibility in how they study. We have a number of researchers who publish in highly rated journals, and a significant number of PhD students.

Contact for further information

Name:          Professor Robin Stonecash, Dean of Business

Phone:         +61 7 5589 3054


Applications close at 9:00am AEDT on Wednesday, 21 November 2018.

To view the full position advertisement and details of the application process please click on the APPLY button where you will be redirected to the Southern Cross University website. The Vacancy ID is 18086.