Director Operations, New Products and Centres of Excellence
- New leadership role to ensure industry-aligned education and training
- Work seamlessly with industry
- Outstanding lifestyle opportunity, Hobart or Launceston location
TasTAFE seeks an outstanding candidate to lead engagement and partnership with industry, ensuring the incorporation of feedback into new training product development to support continuous improvement, sustainability and excellent outcomes for students. The Director, Operations, New Products and Centres of Excellence will contribute to the development of policy, planning and strategy to improve industry responsiveness and business outcomes.
Reporting to the Executive Director Students and Education and working collaboratively as part of a team, the Director provides organisation-wide leadership in securing industry feedback on the development and delivery of training products focusing on TasTAFE’s strategy, corporate plan and Minister’s priorities. Overseeing the Centres of Excellence and contributing to the development of training products with industry engagement and contribution, the role will be responsible for specific outcomes of allocated Managers of Education and Training. The role will also be directly responsible for the performance of Drysdale as a Centre of Excellence.
The ideal candidate will bring enthusiasm for stakeholder engagement and collaboration, with the ability to work seamlessly with industry, understanding requirements and translating these effectively to ensure the viability, currency and continued improvement of courses, and ultimately ensuring opportunity and outcomes for students. With deep experience in vocational education and training, the appointee will be strategically minded and future-focussed, with a passion for driving outcomes and sustainability.
With a commitment to meeting Tasmanian community expectations and offering a range of flexible study options and support services to around 22,000 students, TasTAFE is a Tasmanian government statutory authority and Registered Training Organisation. It is the largest provider of vocational education and training in Tasmania and is governed by an independent Statutory Board consisting of up to seven members appointed by the Minister for Education and Training.
With a purpose to lead the development of Tasmania’s skilled workforce, TasTAFE offers more than 200 nationally accredited and industry-endorsed qualifications across more than 30 industry areas, from a network of seven major campuses and contemporary training facilities, with over 900 staff.
TasTAFE has a strong values base and strives to deliver training that prepares students to take up employment for the first time, gain a promotion or change careers, as well as meet industry demand and enable Tasmanians to gain the skills and qualifications they need for the state’s workforce and the community to succeed and prosper.
For more information visit: tastafe.tas.edu.au.
To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’, using reference TASnpe0621 and addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton, or call 1300 347 437 for further information.Download candidate information