Executive Dean, Faculty of Law

Brisbane, Australia
05 Apr 2019
End of advertisement period
03 May 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

QUT is a young, dynamic and energetic university with a global outlook and a ‘real-world’ focus. It is Australia’s fastest growing research university and invests in collaborative learning and interdisciplinary research environments. An ambitious and collaborative institution, QUT seeks to equip students and graduates with the skills they need in a complex and rapidly changing world.

QUT’s Faculty of Law hosts one of the largest Law Schools in Queensland and is highly connected with the profession and industry. Also forming a part of the Faculty is the School of Justice, internationally renowned for criminology and justice education and research.

There is now an outstanding career opportunity for a new Executive Dean to lead the Faculty of Law into the future by further enhancing its reputation nationally and internationally. With a focus on innovation, you will have significant academic leadership experience and the proven capacity to contribute at a strategic level to QUT’s development, while actively promoting both the Faculty and University. Engagement with students, academics, the profession, industry and government will also be important.

Your substantial senior management experience should be coupled with a working knowledge of the current trends and issues in one or more law disciplines and a demonstrated track record of building high performing teams while fostering effective collaboration. Excellent business acumen and your ability to manage a large budget will be essential.  As an effective influencer, you will have highly developed communication and negotiation skills.

If you have a commitment to law, social justice and social science education and research, and the contemporary leadership capabilities to manage a large Faculty, then we would like to hear from you.

For a confidential discussion or to request the comprehensive information booklet for the role, please contact Janine Fitzgerald on +61 424 164 765 or via jfitzgerald@robinsonfitzgerald.com.au quoting the reference number RF0046, or visit www.qut.edu.au/jobs/law/.

Applications will close on 19 May 2019.