Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Engagement

Updated: 7 days ago
Location: Adelaide, SOUTH AUSTRALIA
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 07 May 2021

Job no:505384
Work type:Fixed term - Full-time
Categories:Pro Vice Chancellor

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful candidate

The University of Adelaide Enterprise Agreement 2017-2021 will apply to a successful candidate’s employment at the University.  The University recently temporarily varied its Enterprise Agreement.  Please be advised that the salary range, along with other conditions associated with this position, may change in accordance with the variation to the Enterprise Agreement.

Fixed term position available for five years in the first instance

We are seeking a stellar Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) to provide leadership in achieving the University’s strategic goals in relation to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander engagement, education, research and the enhanced employment of Indigenous people in the University. 

This exciting position reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Academic).

This is a full-time position with 0.6FTE dedicated to the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Engagement and up to 0.4FTE available to pursue your research in the relevant School or Faculty.

To be successful you will need:

  • Excellent communication, representation, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • A knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the higher education sector.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the Indigenous education portfolio within a university environment.
  • Significant experience in academic administration in a university of similar organisation at a senior level, including having been responsible for the management of one or more key areas.
  • Extensive experience in the field of Indigenous education, including a proven track record in leading strategic developments.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-calibre people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills of our staff.
Learn more at: staff-values-and-behaviour-framework.pdf

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.
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Your division's broader roleThe Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.
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If you want to change tomorrow, act today

Click the 'Apply Now' button to be taken through to our online application form. Please ensure you address and upload your responses to all selection criteria. Applications close 11:55pm, 7 May 2021.

For further information

For a confidential discussion by email or phone, contact:
Suzanah Saha
Strategic Recruitment Specialist
P:  +61 8 8313 3282

Please note the University of Adelaide is on mandatory closedown from cob 16 April 2021 until 26 April 2021.  Should you require please email Suzanah before closedown, or afterwards.  You can still apply and submit your application via the system during closedown period.

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Pursuant to section 65 of the South Australian Equal Opportunity Act 1984 and the University of Adelaide’s Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Employment Strategy, applications are invited from Aboriginal Australians and Torres Strait Islander people only.


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