Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor

Armidale, Australia
04 Jul 2017
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04 Aug 2017
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of New England in Armidale, Australia is a regionally based, globally networked university providing an outstanding student experience to approximately 22,000 students and engaging in outstanding fundamental and applied research. UNE is an award winning university that enjoys an excellent international reputation as a leader in interdisciplinary research and academic innovation, and a well-known culture of creativity and engagement. The University seeks solutions to complex problems in rural and regional Australia that delivers valuable innovations to society and industry more broadly.

The University is now seeking to appoint a Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor who will work closely with the Vice-Chancellor to drive forward the University’s strategic priorities, and provide leadership to the Heads of Academic Organisational Units, the Oorala Aboriginal Centre, and the Academic Quality and Analytics Unit. The PDVC works closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Academic Innovation) to apply academic standards and quality assurance programs across the University.

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant senior leadership experience within Higher Education; be able to demonstrate a deep understanding of the challenges facing the sector;have research and teaching experience at the highest level; and will have the gravitas and presence to deputise for the Vice-Chancellor as required. An authentic commitment to the values and culture of the University will be essential.

To apply or to download further information on the required qualifications, skills and experience for the role, please visit quoting reference 3123.

Should you have additional questions please contact Petra Awad in the Asia-Pacific office of Perrett Laver at or on +61 (0) 2 8354 4001.

Applications close Friday, 4 August 2017 at 5:00 pm AEST.