Pro Vice-Chancellor, Indigenous Education and Research

Newcastle/Maitland/Hunter, Australia
28 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Mar 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Newcastle, ranked in the top 1% of universities worldwide, is excited to share a unique opportunity for a leader seeking to have a lasting, positive impact on Indigenous student, staff and community experiences.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Education and Research) is an executive leadership position with cross-institutional responsibilities for the Indigenous education and research, including leadership of the highly-regarded Wollotuka Institute and partnerships with the Indigenous communities it serves. The Pro Vice-Chancellor will help the University realise its NeW Futures Strategic Plan to stand as a global leader committed to equity and excellence.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), this vital role will inspire colleagues across the University to build a future-focused environment that elevates Indigenous education and research, ultimately creating positive outcomes for Indigenous students and staff. Building on these ties to progress the University's national leadership in Indigenous education, the role will also collaborate with key local, national and international partners.

The successful candidate will possess the ability to drive positive change to create a culture of continuous improvement. They will have the ambition to shape a vision that encompasses the principles of research excellence and learning and teaching, with a commitment to the advancement and leadership of Indigenous education.

Strong academic credentials are mandatory for this position, as is a track record of demonstrated successful leadership in a relevant area and outstanding capacity to partner with the University's broad-based Indigenous communities.

Contact Deputy Vice-Chancellor Professor Darrell Evans
on +61 2 49215114 for a confidential discussion.

Closing Date: Wednesday 28 March 2018