Executive Director (International)

Hobart (Suburb), Tasmania (AU)
14 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
04 Nov 2016
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

University of Tasmania, Australia

Senior strategic and operational leadership role

The University of Tasmania is the fourth oldest university in Australia. Over its 126 year history the University has made the pursuit of the extraordinary a never ending commitment that influences a world class approach to research, learning and teaching. Ranked in the top 2% of universities globally, the University of Tasmania is an attractive destination for international students.

With partnerships with more than 90 institutions in 30 countries, the University of Tasmania is poised to take the next steps in internationalisation. We are committed to forging new international partnerships in both teaching and research, attracting an increasing number of high quality international students and staff, enhancing the student experience and ensuring our curriculum is globally relevant.

This an exciting opportunity for a highly strategic international education leader to be involved in growing a dynamic operation. The Executive Director is responsible for the delivery of the Division’s international student recruitment strategy and provides expert advice and support to University senior management. The position ensures the provision and effectiveness of the international operation as well as initiating business development aimed at growing international student load and raising the university's profile internationally. The Executive Director manages the Divisional professional staff, is a member of the Division’s Senior Executive and reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Global).

The position requires a strategic leader with demonstrated experience and knowledge in international sales and admissions, recruiting trends, digital and social media strategies, sales objectives, international marketing and conversion strategies. The successful candidate will have a proven track record of leading teams to deliver results in line with strategic and operational KPIs. A postgraduate qualification in marketing or a related field is required.

This is a full-time position, based in Hobart and is offered for a five year fixed term. Interstate

and overseas travel is required together with the capacity to work outside normal office hours when required. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.

For an information brochure or to set a time for a confidential discussion, please email:

Dr Rachel Lucas, Director, RLCSearch on or Brenda Gibbons, Consultant, RLCSearch on

Applications close 4 November 2016