Executive Director, Academic Development
- Strategic leadership opportunity
- Innovate in the provision of quality teaching and learning
- Drive outcomes to meet the future workforce needs of South Australia
TAFE SA seeks an outstanding candidate to lead its Academic Development and Quality functions, supporting the Chief Executive to deliver a range of strategic projects.
Reporting directly to the Chief Executive and with direct reports in Teaching and Learning and RTO Quality and Compliance, the Executive Director supports the delivery of TAFE SA’s teaching and learning targets, driving the transformation of educational products and delivery. The role also provides strategic advice with regard to regulatory requirements, including ASQA, TEQSA and other key external bodies as appropriate, ensuring engagement and understanding of these requirements across the organisation.
With a strategic commitment to invest significantly in quality systems across the organisation, the new Executive Director will champion best-practice systems and approaches across the educational delivery stream and play an integral part in driving TAFE SA’s vision to be Australia’s leading vocational education and training provider.
With proven success in a large and complex learning environment, the ideal candidate will be a hands-on, self-motivated and resilient individual with demonstrated experience in leading the provision of quality assurance in teaching and learning. With a track record in working at an executive level in the tertiary education and/or VET sector you will bring outstanding stakeholder engagement skills, with the ability to influence, negotiate and develop initiatives to positively impact the organisation.
TAFE SA is South Australia’s largest vocational education and training (VET) provider and one of the largest in Australia. It is also a registered higher education provider.
More than one million students have studied with TAFE SA since its establishment in 1971, and it accepts over 70,000 student enrolments annually, delivering training at over 300 locations statewide. TAFE SA’s courses cover more than 80 areas of industry and activity, with flexible delivery options that suit the needs of students. Delivering vocational education and training services to meet the economic and social needs of South Australia, TAFE SA provides access and choice to students, employers and industry to promote growth across the state including regional, rural and remote communities.
For more information visit: tafesa.edu.au.
To apply: please click on ‘Apply online’, using reference TAFeda0921 and addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton, Managing Partner, or call +61 1300 347 437 for further information.