Academic Dean and Head of School

Brisbane, Australia
18 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

TC Beirne School of Law

The University of Queensland, ranked consistently among the world’s top universities according to several key independent rankings, has educated and worked with outstanding people for more than a century to deliver knowledge leadership for a better world.

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Law (BEL) incorporates the UQ Business School, the School of Economics and the TC Beirne School of Law. The School’s mission is to achieve national and international recognition as one of the top law schools in Australia through its commitment to the rule of law, dedication to excellence in research, the education of outstanding socially responsible lawyers, and the improvement of law and legal institutions through their extensive and valued government, professional and industry relationships.

An outstanding opportunity now exists for an Academic Dean and Head of School of the TC Beirne School of Law to provide educational, research and organisational leadership. This significant position will have primary responsibility for the management of the School’s academic and professional staff, students and degree programs. Key responsibilities will include enabling the School to achieve its strategic research, education, engagement and
cultural objectives, ensuring effective alignment with the Faculty and the University.

UQ is seeking an exceptional academic leader with a demonstrated ability to lead and manage people, infrastructure and financial resources. Highly developed communication and influencing skills should be coupled with an ability to actively engage across the University, Government and with the legal profession.

The Academic Dean and Head of School is a truly outstanding opportunity for an inspirational leader to guide the future development of one of Australia’s leading law schools.

For confidential enquiries and to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, please contact KPMG Executive Search’s Janine Fitzgerald on +61 7 3233 9640 or via quoting reference no 10657.

The closing date is 23 February 2018.

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