Head of School, School of Design

Brisbane, Australia
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
24 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Creative Industries Faculty

QUT is an ambitious institution and seeks to equip our approximately 50,000 students and our graduates with the skills they will need in an increasingly disrupted world. Our courses are in high demand and our graduates include eight Rhodes Scholars, five in the past seven years, and our academic staff are consistently recognised in national teaching awards.

The School of Design forms part of the Creative Industries Faculty and oversees research, learning and teaching in the areas of Architecture, Interior Design, Landscape Architecture, Industrial Design, Interactive and Visual Design and Fashion.  The School is well poised to take a leadership position within the Asia-Pacific region, defining 21st century design research, pedagogy, and practice as ethical, open, optimistic, experimental, and transformational.

The School is currently seeking a Head of School to provide operational and strategic leadership to instil a culture which fosters innovation and best practice, and seeks to improve educational and work experience for students and staff. 

The successful candidate will demonstrate significant senior leadership experience within higher education and have a proven track record of providing a clear vision for success through planning and execution. A demonstrated commitment to teaching and research excellence should be complemented by outstanding engagement skills and the ability to work with practising professionals, industry and local, national and international partners.

For further information and to apply for this position please visit www.qut.edu.au/jobs/cif

Applications close: 24 October 2017