Associate Dean

Location
Stirling, Australia
Posted
22 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
15 Oct 2017
Ref
343/2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time
  • 1 x ASSOCIATE DEAN (Research)/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (THREE YEAR FIXED-TERM CONTRACT)
  • 1 x ASSOCIATE DEAN (Teaching and Learning)/ASSOCIATE PROFESSOR (THREE YEAR FIXED-TERM CONTRACT)
  • WESTERN AUSTRALIAN ACADEMY OF PERFORMING ARTS (WAAPA)
  • MOUNT LAWLEY CAMPUS 
  • $141,569 - $155,963 P.A (LEVEL D)

Overview

WAAPA is recognised nationally and internationally for the quality of its graduates. The School provides the most comprehensive range of performing arts training in Australia; our students can choose from a range of internationally recognised courses. Our world-class staff, working in state-of-the-art performance and teaching facilities, provide rigorous and specialised training of the highest order. Our courses offer students the opportunity to realise their artistic ambitions. 

The Roles

Two challenging opportunities have arisen at WAAPA for experienced senior academic leaders to lead the development of Research, and Teaching and Learning across the School.

Associate Dean (Research) 

This three year, fixed-term full time position as Associate Dean (Research) includes a three year contract as an Associate Professor in a Performing Arts discipline. This Associate Dean (Research) role will represent 50% of the incumbent’s workload with the remaining 50% being allocated to the role of Associate Professor.

The Associate Dean (Research) is a member of the School’s leadership team, fostering a collaborative and inclusive School culture. The role is responsible for the development of research across the whole School, working across the University, with the Associate Deans (Research) in other Schools, and the Office of Research and Innovation. The Associate Dean (Research) is expected to collaborate nationally and internationally to grow research capability and outputs to enhance WAAPA’s reputation in this field.

Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) 

This three year, fixed-term full time position as Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) includes a three year contract as an Associate Professor in a Performing Arts discipline. The role as Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) and will represent 50% of the incumbent’s workload with the remaining 50% being allocated to the role of Associate Professor.

The Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) is a member of the School’s leadership team, fostering a collaborative and inclusive School culture. The role is responsible for the development of teaching and learning activities across the School, working across the University, liaising with the Pro Vice Chancellor (Education) and Associate Deans (Teaching and Learning) in other Schools. The Associate Dean (Teaching and Learning) is expected to collaborate nationally and internationally to grow our teaching and learning capabilities and outputs to enhance WAAPA’s reputation in this field. As WAAPA is a dual sector environment, the Associate Dean (Teaching & Learning) will require a working knowledge of Vocational Education & Training (VET).

Benefits & Remuneration

These full-time, fixed-term positions attract a remuneration of $141,569 to $155,963 pa (Level D) plus 17% University superannuation contribution and an additional loading associated with the Associate Dean role. 

ECU supports a work/life balance for staff. Benefits such as flexible working arrangements may also be negotiated to meet your personal circumstances. The successful applicants will also demonstrate personal attributes that are congruent with the University’s values of Integrity, Respect, Rational Inquiry and Personal Excellence.

For information on the benefits of working at ECU, please visit our Employment Opportunities website.

Contact

Interested applicants are encouraged to call Professor Julie Warn (Executive Dean, Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts) on (08) 6304 6843 for more information.

Closing Date

Applications close on Sunday, 15 October 2017 at 11:30 pm (AWST).

How to Apply

Please complete a statement (maximum of 3 pages) addressing the relevant selection criteria and attach with your resume at the end of the online application. 

PLEASE NOTE: APPLICATIONS WILL ONLY BE ACCEPTED FROM CANDIDATES WHO HAVE THE RELEVANT WORKING RIGHTS TO FILL THIS POSITION.  

ECU is diverse and inclusive workplace reflecting the differences in society. Specific strategies and initiatives are in place to address underrepresentation of specific groups. Applications are encouraged from suitably qualified people from all backgrounds.