Head of School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education

Toowoomba, Australia
28 Jun 2018
End of advertisement period
26 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) is a young and vibrant University that is committed to providing education in a supportive and flexible environment. In under 50 years, the University has become well recognised for its graduate outcomes and quality of degrees and programs offered. Committed to student centred education for both on campus students and online, USQ has become recognised as leader in online and blended learning.

Comprising of six schools, The Faculty of Business, Education, Law and Arts prides itself on its leading teaching, it's applied research and ongoing relationships with the professions and broader community. With a mission to enhance the quality and relevance of programs USQ strives to ensure that graduates are equipped with the relevant knowledge and expertise to enhance their employability.

The Faculty is currently seeking a Head of School to lead the School of Linguistics, Adult and Specialist Education. The Head of School will play a leading role in shaping the teaching across the School's programs, providing innovative and creative approaches to learning, as well as strengthening the research in line with the School's areas of priority. Candidates should bring demonstrable experience leading and inspiring teams and driving product growth. Given the focus on online learning, candidates should also have prior experience with online delivery of programs and be able to develop partnerships both within and external to the School to drive innovative and collaborative online initiatives. The appointee will be expected to promote diversity and inclusion within the School.

For further information, or for a confidential discussion about the role, please contact Dr Richard Weir at richard.weir@perrettlaver.com or on +61 2 8354 4015.  Deadline for applications: Friday 10th August at midnight AEST.

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