Head of School of Architecture and Design

University of Tasmania School of Architecture and Design

Head of School of Architecture and Design

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Work type: Full time
Location: Launceston
Categories: Academic - Professorial Level

Head of School of Architecture and Design

  • Statewide and based in Launceston
  • Full-time, five-years fixed-term appointment 
  • Appointment at Level D or Level E

Combine vision, drive, and outstanding leadership to inspire a team to refresh and enhance the Architecture and Design School’s distinctive and vibrant presence across Tasmania with local, national, and international impact.

The Head of School of Architecture and Design will have a key strategic role providing leadership across all streams of activity, including engagement with communities that define the School’s purpose; research; learning and teaching; and associated professional activities. The Head of School will engage team members in transformational change and innovation and work collaboratively with the School of Geography, Planning, and Spatial Sciences and the School of Information and Communication Technology to form a syndicate of shared leadership focused on the built, digital, and natural environments.

The Head will provide exceptional academic, strategic, and operational direction across the School’s student experience, learning and teaching, and research outcomes, and proactively build industry and community engagement.  The Head will bring expertise, enthusiasm, and highly developed leadership and management skills.

We are looking for an authentic leader with senior academic and/or professional experience, who is caring, people-centred, empathic, and ready to work with an established team. This challenge requires a logical, critical, and creative thinker, a future planner and someone who understands the big picture, makes evidence-based decisions, and executes strategic initiatives effectively in a supportive and inclusive environment.

Australian citizenship, permanent residence, or a current valid visa relevant to this role is required.

The University’s Statement of Values indicates a commitment to ‘working from the strength that diversity brings.’ The University is anxious to work towards fulfilling that commitment through its recruitment policies and practices. Equity and diversity will be considered in the selection process.

For confidential enquiries and a copy of the position description, please contact Jandy Godfrey, Executive Search Consultant on 0408 039 833 or via email: jandy.godfrey@utas.edu.au

Please do not apply for this position online via the UTAS Career page.

Applications close 11:55pm, Sunday 1 November 2020.

Advertised: 02 Oct 2020 Tasmania Standard Time

Applications close: 01 Nov 2020 Tasmania Daylight Time