Dean of Health

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
08 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
07 Apr 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Do you have the transferable skills to be our next Dean of Health? We are looking for someone who may not fit the traditional criteria for this type of position!

  • Are you passionate about your own professional and career development?
  • Are you a leader capable of driving an emerging health and wellness portfolio?
  • Do you have a background in an industry related field?

Laureate Australia, part of Laureate International Universities (LIU), is global, connected and designed for you. At Laureate, we are a strengths based organisation with our motto being ‘here to stay.’ Putting our people at the heart of everything we do, our ambition is to revolutionise the world of education, increasing student employability and to make a difference in our communities.    
At Laureate Australia, our purpose is for our people and our students to have great experiences. Within Torrens University Australia, Think Education, Blue Mountains International Hotel Management School and other brands within our international network, we work together to drive innovation, create change and to challenge and revolutionise education.

The Role

We are looking for a Dean of Health who may not come from a typical academic background, with a focus on teaching and learning and some research, as well as industry experience.

This opportunity is well suited to someone who is looking for career progression, an opportunity to become a Dean in a highly competitive market with the support of our competent and forward thinking executive team.

We are looking for a Sydney based entrepreneurial and inspiring leader who will drive a new and innovative approach to Health & Wellness education in Australia. 

With students at centre of everything you do, you will build and lead an industry immersive health education experience and strategy that will maximize student satisfaction, increase graduate employability and craft a culture of teaching and learning excellence.  

You will be responsible for:

  • Academic leadership and strategy within the Health vertical
  • Leading, directing and developing a high performing academic team focused on excellence and student care
  • Academic quality and governance within the Health vertical
  • Development of innovative, industry relevant, market leading programs
    Research development

Your Background

You will have a proven background in a relevant industry such as Nursing, Public Health, Science, Human Services or Aged Care. You will be a natural strategic leader, looking to inspire your people and your students while driving an emerging health and wellness portfolio.

You will have:

  • A track record in strategic leadership and inspiration to energise, excite and develop your team 
  • Evidence of working towards a Doctoral Qualification or relevant equivalent Health & Wellness industry experience
  • Senior leadership experience within Education
  • A track record in strategic leadership and inspiration to energise, excite and develop your team
  • Experience leading large scale change and innovation
  • An entrepreneurial and innovative mindset with a passion to challenge and do things differently

To apply:
At Laureate Australia, our people have the chance to change lives through changing and innovating education. 

To find out about the amazing benefits of working for Laureate Australia, please do not hesitate to get in touch for a completely confidential conversation.

Ready to make your difference? Apply today!