Executive Director in International Education, Markets & Growth

Toowoomba, Australia
12 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
06 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Lead the USQ International Office
  • Drive global engagement and growth strategies
  • Foster key international partnerships

The University of Southern Queensland seeks to appoint an outstanding executive with significant business development experience and commercial acumen to the role of Executive Director (International Education, Markets & Growth).

Charged with reenergising the university’s growth and development agenda, the Executive Director will lead the creation of new international business initiatives at the University championing the strategic priority of sustained international growth across all USQ international channels.

The Executive Director will identify and foster key international partnerships and establish robust business relationships across the sector and with industry.  Ensuring that USQ International contributes to the strategic outcomes of the University, the Executive Director will also focus on providing positive leadership and management of staff within the international office and establish and maintain strong working relationships with key internal and external stakeholders.

With extensive experience in international business development and a demonstrated entrepreneurial ability to identify and generate opportunities which support growth, the new Executive Director will have an exceptional understanding of current commercial advancement strategies and a capacity to create influential relationships across education, government and industry.

The number one University in Queensland for graduate employability and with over 27,000 students, The University of Southern Queensland is a young, dynamic organisation dedicated to providing quality programs and degrees in a flexible and supportive environment.  In less than 50 years, USQ has become a prominent teaching and research institution providing education worldwide from three locations – Toowoomba, Springfield and Ipswich.  They also have a number of outreach hubs, and national and international education partners.

USQ supports its staff to reach their full potential, both personally and professionally, and offers access to an extensive range of career development, health and wellbeing, and reward and recognition programs. They have a strong commitment to diversity, celebrate inclusion and provide equal opportunity for all in a flexible, positive and friendly workplace.

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Applications close:

Friday 6 July 2018

To apply - please go to fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference USQedi0518, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.