Executive Director, Global
- Leadership role at a university that is transforming tomorrow
- Lead the University’s international recruitment strategy
- Drive excellence in service delivery and foster productive partnerships
Southern Cross University (SCU) seeks an outstanding individual to provide leadership to manage the staff and operations of Southern Cross Global, driving excellence in service delivery and enhanced partnerships and relationships that support the University’s strategic plan.
Reporting to the Vice President (Engagement), this is a key leadership role within the Engagement portfolio. The Executive Director will drive a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, quality and performance in the development and implementation of global partnerships, programs and projects to achieve the University’s targets for international student recruitment and collaboration.
With knowledge and experience of international student recruitment, mobility and support, the ideal candidate will bring a detailed knowledge of relevant policies and legislation. A strategic mindset, entrepreneurial flair, and the ability to develop, monitor and evaluate an innovative new international recruitment strategy, with a focus on quality and sustainability will be essential. Strong cultural awareness, with superlative interpersonal and communication skills will be important in representing the University on a global stage, with strengths in influencing, advocating, and developing and fostering productive relationships. High level analytical and problem-solving skills will be important, as will an ability to successfully implement evidence-based change initiatives. The successful candidate will relish the opportunity to be a part of the University’s ongoing growth and innovation, facilitating outstanding experience and opportunities for all students.
Deeply rooted in its regional communities and powered by passion, Southern Cross University is a world-ranked university, based on beautiful campuses at Lismore, the Gold Coast and Coffs Harbour. With people driven by excellence and a desire to constantly build on the quality of their teaching and research, SCU is a university of great collegiality and high achievement, with proud alumni astride a global stage.
The SCU values of collegiality and integrity, are demonstrated by working openly, honestly and respectfully together, engaging meaningfully in our local and global communities, with drive and accountability.
For more information visit: scu.edu.au.
To apply: click on ‘Apply now’ below, addressing your cover letter and resume to Andrew Norton or Sharyn Gowans, using reference SCUedg0922, or call 1300 437 347 or +61 3 9016 6000 for further information or a confidential discussion.Download candidate information