Chair, Academic Senate

North Wagga Wagga, Australia
07 Apr 2020
End of advertisement period
29 Apr 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

The Role

  • Fixed Term, Part Time (22.5 hours per week)
  • Level D/E (or equivalent) - AU$84,969 - $109,362 pa (plus 17% superannuation)
  • Location to be determined on appointment (remote work arrangements available)

The Council of Charles Sturt University invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for appointment as the Chair of the Universitys Academic Senate under section 16 of the Charles Sturt University Act 1989, with this position also holding membership on the University Council.

The Chair, Academic Senate will serve a two-year term, commencing on 1 August 2020, with opportunity to attend the Academic Senate meeting on 1 July 2020 as part of a comprehensive induction program.

Please refer to the information pack for further details on the role and responsibilities of the Chair, Academic Senate.

Applications are invited from candidates who:

  • meet the selection criteria described in the information pack.
  • have the key personal attributes described in the information pack.
  • will pass the probity checks undertaken for all appointments to Council, in accordance with the University Governance Charter.

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.

Academic Senate is the principal academic body of the University, with responsibility to exercise academic governance of the university on behalf of the University Council through institutional oversight, risk management and reporting to the Council on academic standards compliance, academic risk, quality and outcomes in teaching, learning, research as well as research training.

The Council as a whole is tasked with the overriding responsibility to ensure the effective governance of the University. The primary role of the Council, as trustees for the stakeholders, is to set the strategic direction of the University, to seek accountability from the management of the University and ensure free academic inquiry and discourse.

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 required to apply online and address the selection criteria included in the information pack. 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 information pack or by contacting:

Cassandra Webeck | University Secretary | | Ph: 0412 114 636

Closing Date: 5 pm, 29 April 2020