Head of UTS Programs (Shanghai)

Shanghai (CN)
04 Dec 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

SHU-UTS SILC Business School (SILC), Shanghai University

Job Summary

Our vision is to be a leading public university of technology recognised for our global impact. We are a dynamic and innovative university, ranked by the Times Higher Education as Australia’s top young university. With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplaces of today and tomorrow. 

UTS Business School is currently looking to fill the position of Head of UTS Programs (Shanghai). This role will provide support and oversight to both staff and students engaged in the UTS Business School’s degrees offered in conjunction with SHU-UTS SILC Business School at Shanghai University.

Detailed Description

UTS Business School, part of the University of Technology Sydney, delivers a broad range of degree programs at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and through its executive development programs. It is also recognised internationally for its innovative research. UTS Business School is the largest Faculty at UTS and one of the largest business schools in Australia, with over 10,000 students and 350 staff.

SILC is a partnership between UTS, UTS:Insearch, and Shanghai University.  This partnership started in 1994 as a pathway program and the BBus (Shanghai) was introduced in 2002; there are postgraduate programs as well. SILC has an annual intake of around 800 students and there are about 2,400 students enrolled in total across the 4-year program, with around 800 enrolled in the BBus (Shanghai).

As the Head of UTS Programs (Shanghai), you will be based offshore in Shanghai at SHU-UTS SILC Business School (SILC), Shanghai University and will be engaged in research, teaching and administrative responsibilities in Shanghai with respect to the program. You may also be involved in designated work for the University’s International division under the guidance of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International).

You will be required to attend meetings in Sydney from time to time.

To be success in the role you will possess:

  • Teaching and educational development experience at a tertiary level
  • Knowledge of, and/or experience with, Chinese business culture
  • Experience in people management and conflict management
  • Experience in the preparation of course quality assurance documentation

Remuneration & Benefits

A competitive salary and benefits package will be offered at a level up to the equivalent to the UTS Associate Professor/ Professor at level D or E, dependant on experience.  This appointment will be a three-year fixed-term appointment with a possibility to extend

How To Apply

For the full list of the selection criteria and role responsibilities please click the apply link and download the Position Statement from the UTS website.

You are required to address the selection criteria in your submission in a separate document. 

Only those applications submitted via the UTS online recruitment system will be accepted.

As you will be unable to save your application once started, please have all required documents and information available prior to commencing.

Please ensure that the file name for each document submitted includes IRC155839.

Queries with regards to the role can be directed to Professor Leona Tam, Associate Dean (International), at Leona.Tam@uts.edu.au Specific enquiries or issues with your application may be directed to Emmen Saeed, Recruitment Consultant, at emmen.saeed@uts.edu.au or the UTS Recruitment Team at recruitment@uts.edu.au or on +61 (0) 2 9514 1080.

Please be advised that as part of the selection process that you may be requested to deliver a presentation, the audience for which may include individuals not on the Selection Panel.

Closing Date:  3 February 2020 at 11.59pm (AEST)

Please note: If you have a disability that requires adjustment to the recruitment process or an alternative application pathway please contact recruitment@uts.edu.au for assistance.

We are committed to diversity and social inclusion, evidenced by our WGEA Employer of Choice citation, Wingara Indigenous Employment Strategy and the UTS Access and Inclusion Plan. We welcome applications from women (particularly for senior and non-traditional roles), Indigenous Australians, people with disability, those who identify as LGBTIQ and applicants from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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