Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice President Global Strategy & Advancement

Casuarina, Darwin, Australia
16 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Position Description:

5 years fixed-term full-time appointment
Competitive salary package will be offered
Casuarina Campus Darwin

Charles Darwin University (CDU) is a dynamic regional institution offering a quality education experience, from Vocational Education and Training through to undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. With its main campus in tropical Darwin, CDU has other campuses and learning centres, in Sydney and Melbourne, and throughout the vast Northern Territory, and deep connections with its Indigenous communities. Through its exciting new strategy, Connect, Discover, Grow, CDU aims to strengthen its position as an outstanding achiever across teaching and learning, research engagement, Indigenous leadership, and internationalisation across northern Australia and the South-East Asian region.

Ranked in the top 2 percent of universities worldwide and 31st among universities under 50 years, CDU invites expressions of interest for the position of Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice President Global Strategy & Advancement.

The Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice President Global Strategy & Advancement delivers strategic, innovative and accountable academic leadership and significant impact across the University’s goals for internationalisation, community engagement and business and industry relationships, and ensures that CDU is seen as a high quality, safe, attractive and vibrant destination for international students.

Applications are invited from executives experienced in large education-related institutions at a strategic level, and with a track record in internationalisation, including international student recruitment and the management of significant priorities, people, budgets and resources. With the capacity to embrace innovation, apply entrepreneurship and effectively use technology, candidates should offer outstanding communication, interpersonal, negotiating and influencing skills, including the ability to identify and collaborate with key stakeholders.

For a confidential discussion please contact our Executive Search Consultant, Paul Hill at Odgers Berndtson on 0407 766 756

Applications close: 5pm, Monday 19 Dec 2016

Applications must be submitted by email to