Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience and Academic Registrar
The University of Newcastle is a dynamic and global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence, and to creating a better future for its regions through a focus on innovation and real-world impact. We have a proud history of achievement and we celebrate our successes as individuals and as an institution. For over 50 years, our outstanding educators have achieved a long list of accolades and our world-class researchers are recognised for their contribution to many fields of inquiry.
The Academic Division is at the forefront of the University’s commitment to enhancing student experience and providing positive outcomes for all graduates across the University’s six campuses. With a five-star rating for overall experience and ranked first in the state for social equity, the University is proud to be committed to delivering exceptional experiences for all students who attend the University, regardless of background.
Reporting directly to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), the Pro Vice-Chancellor Student Experience and Academic Registrar will play a vital university-wide leadership role, driving a transformative agenda to ensure excellence and ongoing quality improvement across the breadth of the student experience, with a particular focus on the productive participation by all students in the life of the University community. The Pro Vice-Chancellor will work closely with the leadership teams of the academic colleges to ensure coordination and strategic alignment of work across the University in the area of student experience.
The appointed candidate will demonstrate:
- exceptional leadership skills and a strong track record of university leadership;
- the ability to effectively conceptualise and execute university level strategies;
- intimate familiarity with the latest innovations and current trends in higher education aimed at enhancing student engagement and wellbeing; and
- experience guiding large teams of both professional staff and academic faculty to develop cohesive approaches to enhance all aspects of student life.
The University of Newcastle will be supported in a global search for this appointment by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. If you wish to discuss this role further in confidence, please contact Mazin Almaimani on +61 2 8654 4000 or at Mazin.Almaimani@perrettlaver.com.
For more information and to submit your application please visit the Perrett Laver website at https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/quoting reference 4987.
The deadline for applications is Midnight AEDT Friday 19th February 2021.