Head, Graduate School of Health

Sydney, Australia
04 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
01 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health

The University of Technology Sydney (UTS) is a leading research intensive university making a positive impact both locally and globally.

A young, dynamic institution, UTS is a provider of professionally oriented education that delivers  future-focussed graduates with strong professional identities. We are renowned for innovative and practice oriented programs, high-impact research and enduring partnerships with industry and the professions.

UTS is consistently ranked the top young university in Australia. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplace of today and tomorrow.

UTS has an extensive range of health and health related education and research activities extending across the university. The Graduate School of Health (GSH) plays a significant role in the strategic development of UTS as the University expands its research strength and degree offerings in Health. GSH is focused on postgraduate education and research.

We seek an outstanding leader who will work with the Dean of Health to achieve UTS’s vision of becoming a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact.

The Head, Graduate School of Health is accountable to the Dean of Health and provides academic leadership and management of the School in order to maintain and enhance its teaching, research and external engagement activities and actively contributes to the strategic management of the School. The Head will provide clear leadership vision, creating a culture of excellence that is consistent with UTS values.

We seek a person with high level, sophisticated leadership experience in a large, complex and dynamic institution.

The successful candidate will:

  • Have a compelling vision for the future of the health professions and the role of the Graduate School of Health in shaping that future.
  • Offer an established academic reputation in a current or future discipline relevant to the Faculty, or equivalent professional activities and experience in the advancement of knowledge at a national or international level.
  • Have the capability to build  effective and productive relationships internally and externally by engaging with student organisations, the professions, academic colleagues and administrators at UTS and other tertiary instiutions, business, industry and government at Local, State and Federal levels.
  • Be able to drive change and engage others in UTS’s vision.

Odgers Berndtson executive search is managing the search process on behalf of the Selection Committee. All enquiries will be treated with strict confidence.

For further information, please contact the advising consultant: Dr Dennis Feeney, +61 2 8905 3722 or via email:

Applications close on 18th January 2019

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