Executive Dean: UniSA STEM

Updated: about 2 months ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Deadline: 29 Aug 2022

  • Executive leadership role, 5 year fixed term appointment
  • Drive UniSA’s enterprising vision for STEM 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, UniSA STEM offers a wide range of degrees and conducts world-class research in the fields of engineering, mathematics, science, defence, cybersecurity, construction management, environmental science, aviation, information management, information technology and project management.

About the Position

This senior position is responsible for the strategic direction, quality and performance of UniSA STEM. It leads the high-quality delivery of academic programs and research, enables impactful research and research training, and spearheads the Unit’s industry engagement.

Given the diverse disciplines represented in the Academic Unit, strategic and innovative leadership within a large and complex organisation is critical to the role, as is experience of people management and developing and maintaining strong and sustained national and global partnerships.

Candidates will demonstrate outstanding academic leadership or bring a strong relevant experience and engagement from industry or business. You will also exhibit the business acumen to deliver efficient and effective services, complex initiatives, and projects. Outstanding communication skills and a data-led approach to decision making are essential, as is the ability to influence, inspire, think creatively and exercise sound judgment in a dynamic 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 Philip Graham at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or Philip.Graham@boyden.com

Applications close on Monday 29 August 2022.


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