Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 18/01/2018
REF: RMIdas1217
Applications for this listing are closed

Director, Australian APEC Study Centre

Permanent
Melbourne
Close Date: 18/01/2018
REF: RMIdas1217
  • Shape and elevate the next chapter of the APEC Study Centre
  • Strengthen economic co-operation and regional integration across Asia-Pacific
  • Drive global partnerships and research capability

RMIT University

RMIT is a global university of technology, design and enterprise in which teaching, research and engagement are central to achieving positive impact and creating life-changing experiences for our students.

One of Australia’s original educational institutions founded in 1887, RMIT University now has 83,000 students including 12,000 at postgraduate level. The University enjoys an international reputation for excellence in professional and vocational education, applied and innovative research, and engagement with the needs of industry and the community.

For more information about RMIT visit: www.rmit.edu.au.

Director, Australian APEC Study Centre

RMIT are seeking a dynamic and innovative executive leader who can take the centre forward in line with the APEC agenda, Australian government programme and APEC member nations. The Director, Australian APEC Study Centre is responsible for driving the strategic direction of the Centre and its staff through the identification, engagement and delivery of commercial and research contracts and fostering business with relevant organisations for the advancement of the APEC, G20, OECD and MICTA agendas.

Working in conjunction with the Centre’s Advisory Board, Centre Chairman and RMIT College of Business leadership, the Director will drive the leadership of business development, marketing and communications measures to increase the domestic and international profile of the Centre, College of Business and RMIT through domestic and international networks, partnerships and other high profile activities.

The Director will build on the strong foundation of the Centre’s capability to deliver innovative programs, capacity building, dialogues and centre Alumni engagement, through technology, digital channels and face to face delivery. Paramount to the success of the role, the incoming Director will offer strong external relationships across Australian and International government, public and private sectors. This unique opportunity is suited to a dynamic and innovative thought leader with a strong commercial orientation and demonstrated success in delivery of programs. Expressions of interest are invited from candidates spanning government, corporate, trade and investment education and professional services sectors.

To apply – please use the reference RMIdas1217, addressing your cover letter responding to the key selection criteria and resume to Kate Wheeler of Fisher Leadership, or call 1300 FISHER (1300 347 437) for further information.

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