Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Global

Newcastle, Australia
24 Nov 2020
End of advertisement period
15 Jan 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Our vision is to be a world-leading university for our regions. We are motivated by the opportunities we see. We are driven by the challenges we need to solve. And we are stirred by the future we can imagine. Knowing we have an important place in the Asia Pacific Region, we will pursue deeper and richer partnerships and engagements in this region. Our focus is on developing life-ready graduates and on working with partners to harness our research strengths in tackling the major challenges that face society.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global will support the implementation of the University of Newcastle’s new strategic plan ‘Looking Ahead’ by providing strategic leadership of alumni engagement, community and global engagement, strategic partnerships, international student recruitment and global mobility, marketing and communications, and philanthropy across the University.

An agile and adaptive leader with commercial acumen, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor Global will work collaboratively and creatively with colleagues across Colleges and the Singapore Campus, harnessing the University’s research and education strengths to leverage global opportunities, while developing strong and productive relationships with external partners. Bringing personal credibility as an academic, the successful candidate will have experience ofconceiving, negotiating and implementing major partnerships in the international arena. The capacity to lead and develop high performing teams will be essential.

Odgers Berndtson is assisting the University of Newcastle with this appointment. More information on the role can be found at For a confidential conversation, please contact Jane Harlen on +61 2 8905 3711.

The closing date for applications is Friday 15 January 2021.