Course Director, School Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health

Location
Bathurst/Wagga Wagga, Australia
Posted
14 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
11 Sep 2019
Ref
492939
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • Academic Institutional Leadership position
  • Drive a culture of collaboration
  • Help build a community of practice for professional learning

The Role

  • Fixed Term (up to 3 years), Full Time
  • $115,617 to $133,238 pa (plus allowance and superannuation)
  • Bathurst or Wagga Wagga

Play a key role in the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health by providing strategic leadership and management to provide a high quality learning experience for students.

Oversee a suite of undergraduate and postgraduate courses by providing timely courses review, design and renewal, course planning and business case development. This position will also play a significant role in the course professional accreditation liaising with and preparing documentation for the Australian Nursing Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC).

To be successful you will have:

  • A doctoral qualification relevant to the disciplines of Nursing and/or Midwifery area or equivalent accreditation and standing
  • A record of significant achievement relevant to the discipline in the scholarship of teaching and/or research/creative works or professional at a national level
  • Knowledge of and understanding of the Course Accreditation requirements set by the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Accreditation Council (ANMAC)
  • High level written and oral communication skills with the ability to develop and maintain strong partnerships

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Science delivers flexible, innovative teaching programs which provide graduates with the skills and knowledge to build a career, advance their profession and contribute to their community. We currently have more than 9000 students and over 500 staff dedicated to advancing scientific knowledge.

We are a leader in strategic and applied research in a wide array of sciences. We enhance and extend knowledge, train and educate future researchers and provide scientific solutions to current challenges. We achieve this through ethical practice, professional collaborations, industry involvement and a commitment to continual improvement.

We also provide a range of health and other services to our regional communities through our enterprise activities.

The School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health is committed to educating all students to live well and help others to adopt healthy lifestyles in a range of settings. Academic staff are passionate about the transformational nature of education - it is through learning and growth that people achieve their potential!

The courses offered by the School of Nursing, Midwifery and Indigenous Health include undergraduate, postgraduate, and higher degrees by research in nursing, midwifery and Indigenous mental health. The strength of these courses lies in the opportunities provided to students to develop personally and also professionally, acquiring the knowledge, attitudes and practical skills needed to work autonomously and also as part of a team, as high-quality health professionals.

While there is a particular need for high-quality health professionals in regional, rural and remote locations, graduates of the School are also in high demand in urban and metropolitan settings, reflecting as they do the resilience and independent thinking for which rural Australians are known

CSU offers a great work-life balance, professional development opportunities and generous financial benefits.

Charles Sturt University is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusion. Applications are encouraged from Indigenous Australians; people with a disability; women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles); people who identify as LGBTIQ; and those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents; or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Associate Professor Cate Thomas | Associate Dean Academic | cthomas@csu.edu.au | Ph: 02 6933 2398

Closing Date: 11 pm, 11 September 2019