Head, School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering
As one of the world’s top universities, The University of Queensland (UQ) has educated and worked with outstanding people to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world, for more than a century. The Faculty of Engineering, Architecture and Information Technology has inspired students and researchers to think differently, solving problems through great science, engineering and design, helping to improve communities around the world.
It is an exciting time to get involved with the School of Information Technology and Electrical Engineering, located on UQ’s St Lucia campus. The School is ramping up its investment in teaching, research and engagement to create an inspiring, diverse and flexible workplace. The direction is backed by a bold, new strategic vision to ensure the School is at the forefront of meaningful research outcomes and pedagogy across its core impact areas of health, data, automation and energy. Boasting strong student enrolments in professionally accredited programs, combined with world-class researchers and facilities, the School is focused on strengthening its position in the global computer science and engineering communities. By attracting the brightest minds and fostering a truly innovative and collaborative work environment, the School will develop global solutions to contemporary issues and mentor the leaders of tomorrow.
Details of the School may be accessed on its website at http://www.itee.uq.edu.au/.
We are seeking an inspirational and creative individual for this exciting opportunity for a new Head of School. Reporting to the Executive Dean of the Faculty, the Head of School will provide strategic and operational leadership and oversight of the academic, research and administrative activities of the School, in collaboration with the senior leadership team.
You will be responsible for leading the development of the academic vision and student experience, raising research performance of ITEE while bringing in a tighter focus/strategy and working closely with other Heads of School take forward the strategic direction of the Faculty.
Ideally, you will be an experienced and inspiring leader of world-class standing, with the capability to drive research and education excellence in an interdisciplinary context. You will have strong financial literacy/budget management, as well as managed infrastructure experience. You will be innovative, with demonstrated experience in increasing staff satisfaction. You will be an excellent communicator, with a strong ability to build and maintain relationships.
The Head of School will foster a culture of collegiality and develop and mentor staff to ensure the School’s continued success, while promoting the School, Faculty and University at a national and international level.
Salary and Benefits
This is a full-time fixed term position for five (5) years at Academic level E. An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate, including superannuation contributions of 17%.
The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.
For further information, please review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018-2021 (https://staff.uq.edu.au/files/20908/enterprise-agreement-2018-2021.pdf).
For a confidential discussion please contact Recruitment Advisor Jon Conley or Samantha Eydt at email@example.com.
Want to Apply?
To submit an application for this role, go to http://search.jobs.uq.edu.au/caw/en/job/508017/head-of-school-school-of-information-technology-and-electrical-engineering and use the Apply button. All applicants must supply the following documents: Cover letter; Resume; Responses to the Selection Criteria.
Applications close: 14 September 2019