Pro-Vice-Chancellor in Indigenous Engagement

Brisbane, Australia
08 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
09 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement)

The University of Queensland (UQ) contributes positively to society by engaging in the creation, preservation, transfer and application of knowledge. UQ helps shape the future by bringing together and developing leaders in their fields to inspire the next generation and to advance ideas that benefit the world. UQ is committed to Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander learning, discovery and engagement and seeks a Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) to lead the University’s strategies and objectives in this important area.

The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) is responsible for providing leadership for the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Studies Unit, and Indigenous Engagement across UQ and with communities. The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) advises upon and takes an active leadership role in developing broad strategic direction, and leading the implementation and monitoring of the whole-of-University approach to Indigenous Learning, Discovery and Engagement.

This is an identified position as it is an occupational requirement that the occupant must be of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent in accordance with Section 25 of the Queensland Anti-Discrimination Act 1991. As this role is an identified position, the occupant must be able to provide documentary evidence of Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent as part of the application process.

Information Booklet

 Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) Information Booklet.pdf


This is a full-time appointment for a fixed-term of 5 years. A competitive salary package will be negotiated with the successful candidate.


For further information regarding this position, please contact Kelly Tomlinson on phone: +61 7 3443 1889 or at 

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