Chief Executive Officer

Sydney, Australia
18 Feb 2018
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16 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Lead a unique and ambitious college to realise and deliver on its strategic plan
  • Drive an organisation committed to innovation and excellence in education
  • Ensure the College delivers on its goals of equity and inclusion

The Position

Western Sydney University – The College is seeking an outstanding Chief Executive Officer (CEO) to provide strong leadership of the College which is an integral part of the University and the communities it serves. The CEO will be responsible for further developing The College as a commercially sustainable enterprise continuing to provide high quality educational pathways to Western Sydney University.

The CEO will be responsible for the academic leadership and management of The College and the provision of its products, services and delivery modes. Seeking opportunities for innovation, navigating complex funding environments and responding to evolving market needs and opportunities will be key requirements of this role. Further, the role will represent The College in the broader community by developing, promoting and maintaining links with industry, government and professional bodies.

The CEO will be motivated to make a difference with a positive impact; contributing to the successful growth, shaping and strengthening of the business. You will be able to work with the Board to realise and deliver on the strategic goals, lead the organisation and demonstrate the ability to form strong collaborations.  With proven success in a large and complex learning environment, you will be somewhat of a hands-on, self-motivated and resilient individual who demonstrates commercial nous and bottom-line accountability.

The Organisation

Western Sydney University - The College, is a not-for-profit company, wholly-owned entity of Western Sydney University. Located in the heart of one of Australia’s fastest-growing economic regions, The College is committed to unlocking the potential of the Western Sydney community and places emphasis on strong partnerships and investments in infrastructure and innovation.

With a vision to “transform the lives of our students through education”, The College is constantly working to provide new study options, pathways programs and support services to ensure all students in the Western Sydney region have access to a world-class education. The College works with local businesses and industry leaders to develop courses that focus on preparing graduates for the global workforce.

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Applications close:
Friday 16th March 2018

To apply - Please direct enquires to or for a confidential discussion call Andrew Norton on +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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