Executive Dean: UniSA Creative

Updated: about 1 month ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 29 Aug 2022

  • Executive leadership role, 5 year fixed term appointment
  • Drive UniSA’s enterprising vision for creative research & teaching
  • Based in Adelaide, South Australia – providing exceptional quality of life and a vibrant culture


The University of South Australia is Australia’s University of Enterprise . Our culture of innovation is anchored around global and national links to academic, research and industry partners. Our graduates are the new urban professionals, global citizens at ease with the world and ready to create and respond to change. Our research is inventive and adventurous and we create new knowledge that is central to global economic and social prosperity.

One of seven Academic Units at the University, UniSA Creative , incorporating the South Australian School of Art, brings together the disciplines of architecture, planning, art and design, journalism, communication and media, film and television and the creative industries to produce work-ready graduates with multidisciplinary capabilities.

We engage in future-focused, cross-disciplinary research and consultancy to produce inspired solutions that are human-centred and sustainable. As such, we are looking for someone who can drive this approach and ensure the quality and reputation of the Academic Unit’s academic programs and research.

About the Position

This role offers a rare opportunity for an established leader from a relevant discipline to develop innovative strategies and initiatives that will deliver successful outcomes and enhance the reputation of UniSA Creative. Motivated by a passion to drive excellence in education, research and engagement, the Executive Dean will bring strategic, academic, research and operational leadership in a complex stakeholder environment.

As a University of Enterprise, we offer a dynamic and agile workplace culture, one that embraces challenges and thrives on breaking new ground. Our staff are creative and innovative thinkers, communicating with clarity, conviction and enthusiasm. We embrace diversity and inclusion in a vibrant, engaging environment. Our people are authentic, resilient, and influential, and we deliver results.

How to Apply

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Katherine Miller at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or katherine.miller@boyden.com .

Applications close 11.30pm Monday 29 August 2022

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