Permanent
Fiji
Close Date: 21/03/2021
REF: FNUplt0221
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All Permanent Opportunities

Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching)

Permanent
Fiji
Close Date: 21/03/2021
REF: FNUplt0221
Apply now All Permanent Opportunities
  • Outstanding leadership opportunity at ambitious university
  • Drive innovation in learning, teaching and student engagement
  • Enhance national and regional development through quality education

The Opportunity

Fiji National University seeks to appoint a new Pro Vice-Chancellor (Learning and Teaching) to embrace the opportunity to bring strategic leadership, commitment and energy to deliver on its commitment to student employability and its vision of being recognised as a key driver of Fiji’s economic prosperity, for students, staff and the community.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, this key position is responsible for developing and implementing the University’s strategies for learning, teaching and student experience in alignment with the FNU Strategic Plan.  Promoting and enhancing all aspects of the student experience, the PVC is responsible for international accreditation and quality assurance, in addition to leading educational innovation and program development, including eLearning and micro-credentialling.

With a focus on continued improvement, the PVC will embed an institutional culture that ensures integration of both higher education and technical and vocational education and training (TVET), recognising that both are essential for national and regional development.

With a commitment to equity and diversity, the successful candidate will have high academic credibility and a passion for driving outcomes and engagement.  A track record in a dual-sector environment will be key, with experience in designing, implementing, monitoring and evaluating successful learning, teaching and student engagement strategies.  Outstanding communication skills, a change mindset and the ability to see creative solutions to complex challenges will be essential.  The PVC is expected to be PhD-qualified with an appropriate track record in academic achievement.

Click here to see a welcome message from the Vice Chancellor, Professor Toby Wilkinson.

The Organisation

Established in its current form in 2010, Fiji National University (FNU) is a young and dynamic university, with deep roots from its constituent colleges, dating back to 1885.  FNU’s mission is to support the economic and social development of Fiji through relevant, high-quality education and training that maximises graduate employability and applied research that has positive societal impact.

FNU is a dual sector university, offering higher education courses from certificates to doctorates, plus technical and vocational education.  With six campuses in Suva and one each in Nadi, Lautoka, Ba and Labasa, FNU provides nationwide access to tertiary education to almost 20,000 students each year.

For more information about FNU, please visit their website.  To download a copy of the candidate prospectus, please click here.

To apply, click on ‘Apply online’ below, quoting reference FNUplt0221.

For a confidential discussion, please call Andrew Norton of Fisher Leadership (Australia/NZ/ Asia/Oceania) on +61 1300 347 437 or Ben Tucker of Minerva Search (Europe/MEA/Americas) on +44 20 3714 0961.

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