Head of School, School of Nursing and Midwifery

Sydney, Australia
27 Mar 2019
End of advertisement period
24 Apr 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Health

UTS has a clear vision and strategy to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact and is ranked as Australia’s top young university. UTS advances knowledge and learning through innovation, practice-oriented education programs, high impact research and excellent partnerships with industry, the professions and community.

The UTS Faculty of Health offers innovative practice-based education and high impact research that focusses on improving health outcomes in both local and global communities. Nursing and Midwifery at UTS are ranked as number one in Australia and in the top ten worldwide. As a long-standing partner of the health professions, UTS Health engages in Health Services and Practice research that informs policy and improves practice in both Australia and overseas.

The Faculty is establishing a School of Nursing and Midwifery from its existing discipline groups and is seeking a Head of School to provide academic leadership and strategic management to maintain and enhance its teaching, research and external engagement activities.

The Head of School Nursing and Midwifery will lead the School and will serve as an executive, reporting directly to the Dean of the Faculty of Health.

The role requires excellent leadership and academic skills, outstanding interpersonal, communication and team-building skills and the capacity to operate as an effective and collaborative team member at School, Faculty and University levels in a highly competitive and changing environment.

Candidates must be eligible for registration as a health practitioner with the Australian Health Practitioner Regulation Agency.

For a confidential discussion or to request further information, please contact:

Dr Dennis Feeney, Partner, Odgers Berndtson on: +61 2 8905 3722 or

Applications close 29 April 2019.

We welcome applications from women, Indigenous communities, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.