Executive Dean: UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance

Adelaide, Australia
03 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
06 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Executive leadership role, based in Adelaide, the world’s third most liveable city
  • Full-time, 5-year fixed term appointment
  • Drive UniSA’s enterprising vision for Allied Health and Human Performance research & teaching

The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise. Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance has a geographic footprint, and impact, that extends from metropolitan Adelaide to regional South Australia and beyond.

With a long-standing reputation for its academic offerings across allied health and human performance, the academic unit continues to pursue a recognisable growth agenda.

Building on our partnerships with the South Australian Sports Institute, SA Health and a range of domestic and international clinical, industry, and community collaborators, our research strengths include pain sciences, rehabilitation, and high performance in sport.

About the Position

This senior position is responsible for the strategic direction, quality and performance of UniSA Allied Health and Human Performance. It leads the high-quality delivery of academic programs and research, enables impactful research and research training, and spearheads the Unit’s industry engagement.

Candidates will demonstrate outstanding academic leadership in research and teaching, and a national or international profile of scholarly achievement in a relevant discipline. You will also exhibit the business acumen to deliver efficient and effective services, complex initiatives, and projects. Exceptional communication skills and a data-led approach to decision making are essential, as is the ability to influence, inspire, think creatively and exercise sound judgment in a dynamic environment.

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry, Philip Graham and Katherine Miller at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or katherine.miller@boyden.com.

Applications close on Thursday 6 April 2023

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