Pro Vice-Chancellor, Faculty of Education and Arts
The University of Newcastle, Australia
The University of Newcastle is a research intensive institution distinguished by a commitment to equity, excellence and sustainability. We are creating a better future for the Hunter and Central Coast regions through a focus on innovation and impact by working with stakeholders in the community. The University is renowned globally for the quality and breadth of our research, and our commitment to student-focused teaching and world-class innovation. Newcastle is a national leader in providing education for Indigenous Australians and alternative entry pathways into higher education.
The University is seeking to appoint a Pro Vice-Chancellor Education and Arts to lead our largest faculty at Newcastle. The faculty is a leader in teaching, research, engagement and innovation in the creative industries, education, humanities and social sciences. It has an annual budget in excess of $100 million and delivers a range of quality programs to over 8,500 students.
Our next Pro Vice-Chancellor will be a high calibre leader with a demonstrated track record of leadership that has resulted in outcomes that have made a difference. The role requires a focus on research excellence with impact and innovative teaching and learning, while ensuring a first-class student experience. The successful candidate will be expected to lead a program of broad external engagement and relationship building with industry, government and the broader community.
An executive search is being undertaken by Heidrick & Struggles on behalf of the University of Newcastle for this role.
For a confidential conversation or information on the role, please contact Bill Kett at Heidrick & Struggles on +61 3 9012 3049 or email firstname.lastname@example.org. Any applications received by the University of Newcastle will be re-directed to Heidrick & Struggles.
Applications close: Friday 17 May 2019
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