Head of School, Health and Social Development
- Key position in one of the fastest growing health faculties in Australia
- Influence positive health and social outcomes
- World-class research and programs
The Head of School provides leadership in the integrated development and delivery of the teaching, research and academic activities of the School, with responsibility for promoting its distinctive contribution to education and research. Ensuring the activities and plans underpin the LIVE The Future Agenda 2020, this key leadership role will further build on the School and Faculty’s strong reputation.
Reporting to the Executive Dean, Faculty of Health, the Head of School sets the vision for the School and leads teams across multiple campuses to deliver world class undergraduate and graduate courses and maintain its acclaimed international research standing. Embracing multi-modal delivery, including cutting-edge digital education, the School attracts a national and international student cohort.
With a track record in academic leadership and the ability to provide strategic leadership in the development of programs, the Head of School will bring an outstanding track record in teaching and research, including success in obtaining external research funding. The appointee will demonstrate the ability to build and unite interdisciplinary teams, manage resources and create a shared vision to develop and realise the potential of the School. A PhD in a relevant discipline is essential.
Deakin University is a young and contemporary university, with a reputation for innovation, excellent research and outstanding teaching. With 58,000 students, Deakin is one of Australia’s largest universities and is ranked in the top 2% of the world’s universities.
The School of Health and Social Development focuses on the importance of engagement with communities and families, and the promotion and return to good health that’s essential for this engagement. Its courses are built on international collaborations, meaningful research and strong connections between the University, industry, communities and the public.
For more information on the organisation visit: www.deakin.edu.au
To apply – please click the ‘APPLY NOW’ button using reference DKUhsd0918, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton or Mira Bacelj, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.