Dean of Graduate House

Sydney, Australia
02 May 2018
End of advertisement period
20 May 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

St Paul’s College, founded in 1856 as the original college of Australia’s oldest university, is building upon its distinguished heritage by creating a distinctive new ‘Graduate House’ community for postgraduate students and academics, both women and men, from Australia and around the world. This community, uniquely located at the heart of the University of Sydney with new state-of-the-art accommodation for 140 residents, is scheduled to open in January 2019.

Reporting to the Head of College, Dr Donald Markwell, the Dean of Graduate House will be responsible for driving the development of the Graduate House’s own lived ethos and culture, for building strong collaboration with the wider University, and for promoting Graduate House as a preferred destination for local, national and international students and academics.

This is an outstanding opportunity for candidates, both women and men, with proven leadership and management skills, academic credentials, a strong capacity to nurture young people through higher education, and excellent interpersonal, public speaking and communication skills. Proven ability in building communities, academic programmes and/or businesses will be highly regarded.

The role will be either part-time or full-time, depending upon the requirements of both the successful applicant and the College. An attractive remuneration package will include salary (commensurate with the relevant academic level), superannuation, and accommodation in a new superior ‘Dean’s apartment’ within the Graduate House building.

For further information regarding the role and how to apply, please go to or contact the Deputy Head of St Paul’s College, Mr Geoff Lovell, on +61 (0)405 314 082 or at

Applications close at midnight on Sunday, 20 May 2018.

For further information about St Paul’s College please visit:

(This role will be an employee of St Paul’s College, not the University of Sydney.)

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