Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement)
- Key strategic role with a future focus
- Drive results across a broad portfolio
- Member of the Vice-Chancellor’s executive
The University of Southern Queensland (USQ) seeks an outstanding individual to take University-wide vision and direction for the local and global engagement strategy as Pro Vice-Chancellor (Engagement).
Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC) (Engagement) will oversee a diverse and growing engagement agenda that enables achievement of the University’s aspirations and demonstrates the value that USQ, as an open and engaged institution, can bring to its communities. As a member of the University’s executive team, you will provide strategic vision and leadership across the portfolios of development and alumni; marketing, communications and media; and engagement with stakeholders.
You will represent USQ in a range of contexts, advancing and enhancing its interests and reputation, and working with and for its diverse communities, optimising community benefit, impact and exchange. Your strong ambassadorial approach will enable you to purposefully cultivate networks across a broad platform, supporting the University’s ongoing success and growth in its relationship with students, alumni, tiers of government, industry, community and partners associated with its flagship research themes.
To succeed in this role, you will be a dynamic, outgoing individual and will thrive on building and nurturing relationships with diverse stakeholder groups, ensuring that USQ is at the forefront of innovation and its intersection with regional Australia. Exemplary communication skills will be key, along with the ability to influence, advocate and collaborate, inspiring and mentoring a high-performing, cross-disciplinary team in a complex environment.
Proven senior leadership experience in the development and implementation of strategic marketing, communications and funding opportunities to effect sustainable growth, and contemporary approaches to business and industry engagement will be important. With a postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline, you will bring a sound understanding of the global context for university engagement, including future challenges and opportunities.
In its mission to be Australia’s leading regional University, USQ provides education worldwide from three physical locations in Southern Queensland, online, and through a number of outreach hubs and national and international education partners. The core values of respect, integrity and excellence guide and unite the USQ community in its vision to be renowned for innovation and excellence in education, student experience, research and engagement by creating and sharing knowledge, transforming lives and solving the problems that matter to our world.
For more information visit, usq.edu.au.
To apply, please click on ‘Apply now’ below, using reference USQpve0521, providing a resume and a cover letter addressing the key selection criteria for the role, or call Andrew Norton or Sharyn Gowans on +61 1300 347 437 for a confidential discussion.