Director, TAFE Learning, Teaching and Quality - Fisher Leadership
Fixed Term
Ballarat
Close Date: 08/07/2019
REF: FDUdvp0619
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Director, TAFE Learning, Teaching and Quality

Fixed Term
Ballarat
Close Date: 08/07/2019
REF: FDUdvp0619
  • Senior leadership role with the TAFE Division of a progressive university
  • Provide strategic advice and educational leadership
  • Drive a culture of excellence in teaching and learning

The position
Federation University Australia seeks an outstanding and strategic executive to influence and provide educational leadership and outcomes in teaching and learning to Federation University TAFE (FedUni TAFE).  Working in partnership with key internal and government stakeholders, the Director provides strategic advice with regard to VET regulatory requirements, ensuring compliance with relevant agencies.
Reporting to the Executive Director, FedUni TAFE, the Director will work closely with the senior TAFE leadership team and will collaborate more broadly across the University.  Representing TAFE on relevant University committees, the role will also facilitate the mentoring of teaching staff in relation to excellence in teaching and learning.  The position will also be responsible for the delivery of the Certificate IV, TAE and Diploma of VET programs offered by FedUni TAFE.
The successful candidate will bring a proven track record in the leadership of teaching and learning with a detailed understanding of training packages.  With strong business acumen, results-focus and the ability to drive and manage organisational and cultural change, the appointee will bring insight into the future directions of vocational education.  Outstanding communication skills will be essential, with the ability to lead, mentor and support the team and build collaborative relationships with external stakeholders.  Teaching and relevant post-graduate qualifications are mandatory.
The organisation
Established in January 2014, Federation University Australia is a new generation university which is regional in focus, national in scope and international in reach.  Offering excellence and quality in vocational education and training, higher education and research, the University has accessibility, inclusiveness and the provision of a supportive learning environment at its heart.
The University’s campuses currently span Ballarat, Berwick, Gippsland and the Wimmera in Victoria and Brisbane in Queensland; and its graduates make a difference to the communities in which they choose to live and work.
This position will be located at the Ballarat campuses, with regular travel to the Wimmera campus.
For more information, please visit: federation.edu.au.
To apply – please click on ‘Apply online’ using reference FDUdvp0619, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton or Sharyn Gowans, of Fisher Leadership, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.

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