Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Head of Campus

Sims Drive, Singapore
30 May 2018
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18 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Champion the next era of strategic growth and impact
  • Harness the unique qualities and cultural diversity of the region
  • Drive Innovation to enhance student experience

The position of Deputy Vice Chancellor and Head of Campus Singapore
(DVC) provides the opportunity for a highly experienced tertiary education professional to assume the overall leadership and management of James Cook University Singapore (JCUS). The scope of the role will encompass financial performance, academic standards, corporate strategy, community engagement, planning, budgeting, business development, marketing, student-client management and human resources management.

Reporting to a Board of Directors, the DVC will oversee the provision of
world-class education and research, formulate and implement strategic plans, policies, and programs to achieve revenue, profitability and objectives, and to ensure that overall performance meets the established key performance outcomes.

The DVC will guide the development and execution of the organisation’s
operating philosophy, policies, and procedures and is expected to attract
and retain high calibre staff and work to ensure strong relationships with
the Committee for Private Education, the Ministry of Education, industry bodies, the corporate sector and the Australian High Commission. The
DVC will also collaborate and work with staff at all levels of JCU to ensure that the brand is well recognised, valued and respected and JCU Singapore is seen as an integral part of that branding. The DVC will also
contribute to the overall leadership and management of James Cook
University as a member of University Executive and Vice Chancellor’s
Advisory Committee.

Possessing the capacity to drive a growth agenda and operate in a highly dynamic and truly international operating environment, this is a unique opportunity to position JCUS for future prosperity in Singapore, the region and beyond.

To apply – please email your application and enquiries to or for a confidential discussion call
Andrew Norton at Fisher Leadership on +61 1300 347 437 for further

The Singapore campus of James Cook University is fully owned by James Cook University Australia, which is ranked in the top 2%* of universities in the world. James Cook University Australia established its Singapore campus in 2003 as part of its expressed intent of internationalising its activities and offers a suite of university level programs at the Singapore campus.

The campus staff are highly collaborative and collegiate, and the student
cohort comes from over 40 countries around the world, including a growing cohort from Europe. Singapore is an exciting place to live
and provides easy access to other countries in the region. The position offers the successful applicant the opportunity to expand their cultural experience, live in a fascinating and exciting city.

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Applications close: Wednesday 27th June 2018