Director Education - Fisher Leadership
Close Date: 18/02/2024
REF: WAIded0124
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Director Education

Close Date: 18/02/2024
REF: WAIded0124
  • Drive education strategy in vocational and higher education
  • Deliver outstanding outcomes for students and industry
  • Lead commercial growth at a respected and unique institute


The Position

William Angliss Institute seeks a dynamic and collaborative leader to the Director Education position to lead the development and delivery of a diverse range of vocational and higher education and training programs across the five departments that report to this role in Victoria and New South Wales.  This influential and crucial position plays an integral role in leading the education excellence and a growth agenda across the Institute, ensuring the delivery of a memorable learning experience for students.

Reporting to the Chief Executive Officer and as a key member of the Institute’s executive team, the Director Education will develop strategies for creative and innovative programs to ensure the Institute maintains its position as a leader in the delivery of foods, tourism, hospitality and events programs.  Ensuring ongoing compliance and course accreditation, the Director Education will ensure that the Institute’s education programs and pathways are future focussed, innovative and support outstanding and contemporary academic outcomes, and industry needs.

With executive experience in the vocational and/or higher education sector, the successful candidate will demonstrate a track record in achieving results in a commercial education delivery portfolio.  Bringing strong links and networks in the foods, tourism, hospitality and events industries, you will also display exceptional leadership, interpersonal and communication skills, with the ability to lead a team of managers in the development and implementation of a diverse range of vocational education and higher education programs.  With an inclusive and positive leadership style, the Director will be enthusiastic in leading the Institute’s education agenda, bringing a knowledge and behaviour enabling relevant accreditation processes and a creative mindset to achieve commercial growth.

The ideal candidate will hold a relevant postgraduate qualification, ideally a doctorate.

About William Angliss Institute

William Angliss Institute is the government endorsed specialist training provider for the foods, tourism, hospitality and events industries and is recognised as Australia’s leading provider of training for these key industry sectors. The Institute aims to provide excellent vocational education, higher education and training services for industry, students and government in Victoria, Australia and internationally.

Programs offered by William Angliss Institute range from one-day courses and weekend training, through to apprenticeships, nationally recognised certificates and two-year full-time advanced diploma programs. Specialist degree programs extend the Institute’s portfolio to provide higher level business and management education.  Close links with industry and continuing innovation in the delivery of services ensure the relevance of programs to today’s workplace.

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To apply:  Please click on ‘Apply now’ using reference WAIded0124, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton.  For a confidential discussion, please contact Andrew on 1300 347 473 or +61 3 9016 6000.


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