Director International

Perth (Suburb), Western Australia (AU)
30 Mar 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Apr 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Full time position
  • A competitive salary will be offered to the successful candidate

For more than 40 years, Murdoch University has built a rich tradition of innovative thought, ground-breaking research, high quality teaching and a strong commitment to diversity, inclusion and social justice. Through this proud history we have grown into one of Australia’s leading research led university now sharing our expertise internationally.

The Director provides both strategic leadership and sound business management for Murdoch University’s internationalisation initiatives. The Director will develop and implement strategy to attract, support, and retain international students.  This will include the management and promotion of Murdoch University’s international profile and relationships, including the support of all phases of the international student experience.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice Chancellor International (DVC I), the Director, International will be responsible for providing leadership of the University’s international recruitment and student mobility strategy, ensuring a commercially sound operation is achieved.

The successful candidate will have:

  • significant senior leadership experience in sales, business development and marketing, combined with proven ability to exercise considerable expertise and initiative to ensure the development and implementation of innovative, effective and responsive strategic marketing and business development plans to support international student recruitment.
  • an excellent understanding of the current issues and trends within international education and the challenges facing universities internationally.
  • substantial experience working in international student recruitment across a range of countries, familiarity and proven experience in operating in Asia and the sub-continent will be highly regarded.

Think Murdoch

Recognised by The Times Higher Education as one of the top 100 universities in the world under the age of 50, Murdoch University is internationally recognised as a research-led institution.

This is a great time to join Murdoch. There are a multitude of opportunities and exciting projects that are presented by the State Government Activity Centre on our doorstep. The co-location of the New Fiona Stanley Hospital and the St John of God Hospital provide many synergies for our learning and teaching, research and community engagement.

For more information or to apply:

Please visit to view the Guide for Applicants and Position Description, here you will also find the online form to submit your application. Please note that emailed applications will not be accepted.

Closing Date: 28 April 2017