Deputy Director, Strategy and Operations

Brisbane, Australia
08 Oct 2017
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22 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Institute for Teaching and Learning Innovation (ITaLI) provides engagement and advocacy in educational innovation, teaching excellence and learning analytics, and aims to transform teaching and learning across The University of Queensland through the delivery of faculty and executive prioritised, teaching and learning projects and services. ITaLI addresses areas of unmet need in teaching and learning to improve the learning experience of students in line with the UQ Student Strategy.  

Information about ITaLI may be accessed on our website.

The role

The Deputy Director (Strategy and Operations) has overall responsibility for executing the strategic direction and management of the Institute in collaboration with the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Teaching & Learning). Performing a broad range of responsibilities, the Deputy Director’s primary focus is to provide continuous strategic alignment of ITaLI with University needs and interests as well as foreshadowing policy shifts in the teaching and learning landscape and ensure UQ is ready to respond. The Deputy Director also provides oversight of the Institute’s operational function including financial accountability and administrative and reporting processes.

The person

Applicants should possess extensive experience and management expertise, with a knowledge of contemporary senior and business management concepts and issues. The ability to lead, and contribute to, strategic planning, policy formulation, and businesses processes which improve operations efficiencies will be highly regarded.

The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion. Applications are particularly encouraged from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.


This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for five (5) years at HEW Level 10A. The remuneration package will be in the range $123,883 - $165,313 p.a., in addition to an employer superannuation contributions of up to 17% (total package will be in the range $144,943.11 - $193,416.21 p.a.).

Position Description

501301_ Deputy Director (Strategy and Operations).pdf


To discuss this role please contact Professor Doune Macdonald on +617 3365 1075 or at

To submit an application for this role, use the Apply button below. All applicants must supply the following documents:

  • Cover letter,
  • Resume, and
  • Selection Criteria responses

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