Director, Higher Education | Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Melbourne, Victoria
Close Date: 10/06/2019
REF: NMIdheo519
Applications for this listing are closed

Director, Higher Education

Fixed Term
Melbourne, Victoria
Close Date: 10/06/2019
REF: NMIdheo519
  • Exciting, newly created role
  • Lead operational excellence
  • Quality education focus

The Position
Melbourne Polytechnic are seeking a dynamic leader to shape higher education programs and drive key strategic educational initiatives. The role will lead and manage financially sustainable and quality educational programs that drive a contemporary curriculum and quality outcomes for students.
The Director will lead the higher education directorate, building and nurturing relationships with a range of stakeholders, including the business community, government, other institutes and alumni. Supporting growth and enabling the student journey, this key role will continue to build operational excellence and capability, ensuring alignment with industry.
A thought leader, the ideal candidate will be PhD-qualified, bringing both academic and governance experience. Outstanding written communication skills will be essential, as will a sound understanding and experience of accreditation frameworks, particularly relating to TEQSA. With a positive and ambitious mindset, the appointee will be able to navigate complexity, while supporting the successful implementation of commercial outcomes.
The Organisation
Melbourne Polytechnic has been delivering vocational training since 1912 and today offers a diverse range of innovative, hands-on TAFE (VET) and Higher Education (Degree) programs to equip students with the knowledge and skills to excel in an evolving and challenging marketplace.
Industry and professional career programs, including a range of degrees, certificates and diplomas are offered at seven campuses and training centres throughout metropolitan Melbourne and country Victoria, with subjects in the arts, social and related behavioural sciences, engineering, education, and natural sciences and technology.
For more information, visit: www.melbournepolytechnic.edu.au
To apply – visit fisherleadership.com and click on ‘APPLY ONLINE’ using reference NMIdhe0519, and addressing your cover letter and resume to Sharyn Gowans of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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