Executive Director Academic Operations

Melbourne, Australia
16 Sep 2019
End of advertisement period
19 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Dynamic Education & Training Organisation
Prestigious opportunity
Executive Remuneration Package

About our organisation

Melbourne Polytechnic offers the perfect combination of higher education and vocational learning, delivered by teachers with real-world experience and expertise. Through a network of six metropolitan campuses and a regional campus in Ararat, Melbourne Polytechnic offers a range of degrees, certificates and diplomas across the whole higher education and vocational training spectrum.

About the opportunity

A prestigious opportunity exists for a new Executive Director Academic Operations to lead our delivery division (VET, Higher Education, Foundation and International Academic Operations) in  the  achievement of educational excellence and quality learning experiences and outcomes for our students.

This position offers excellent scope for a true leader to support and inspire staff as they strive to build outstanding results and to contribute strategically to the reputation of Melbourne Polytechnic as a dynamic and  high quality education provider.

About you

Our successful candidate will be a passionate leader with a strong record of leadership and management and significant experience in leading teams in complex, public sector organisations preferably in educational institutions.

You will have exceptional managerial capacity and significant broad experience in navigating academia, industry and communities  evidenced by high-level leadership and implementation in strategic planning and scholarship.


5 Years Executive Contract

Applications will only be considered from candidates that have the appropriate approval to work in Australia.

Australian Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders are encouraged to apply for positions with Melbourne Polytechnic.


Please download a copy of the Position Description below.  Read the Position Description carefully before beginning your application.

Submit your application by email to  jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

Your application must include the following:

  • Current resume
  • A brief Cover Letter
  • Your responses to the Key Selection Criteria as outlined in the Position Description

Please ensure the following:

  • Your application is to be attached as one single document (Word or PDF)
  • Your application  is saved as follows: “First Name, Surname, Position Number”, e.g. “John Smith, 1234”
  • Include the job title and position number in the subject line of your email
  • Email to  jobs@melbournepolytechnic.edu.au

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