|Location:||Brisbane - Australia|
|Salary:||A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.|
|Placed On:||28th March 2023|
|Closes:||5th May 2023|
About This Opportunity
We are seeking an exceptional Academic Leader in the field of Nursing, Midwifery, Social Work or Counselling to lead The University of Queensland (UQ) School of Nursing, Midwifery and Social Work through the next phase of its development. The School is comprehensive and world-class, and aligns the prevention, remedy and management of human illness with a profound understanding of the social factors which influence quality of life and the success of healthcare strategies, in Australia and overseas. It has strong links to other Schools and research Centres within and beyond UQ.
Ideally, you will be an experienced and inspiring leader of world-class standing, with the capability to develop and implement an aspirational School strategy aligning with UQ’s and the Faculty’s vision and strategic objectives. You will have experience in developing and maintaining strategic and academic planning functions, including setting goals, targets and key performance indicators in the context of University and Faculty or Institute strategic and operational plans. You will have an understanding of key contemporary issues in health and social equity and a commitment to implementing UQ’s Reconciliation Action Plan and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Research and Innovation Strategy. You will be an excellent communicator, with a strong ability in building School resilience, adaptability and receptiveness to change.
As Head of School you will be expected to l foster an inclusive and collegial School culture, cultivating and empowering high-performance as well as forging productive, collaborative partnerships that deliver strategic value.
To view detailed information on the position, including the key requirements responsibilities, please refer to the Appointment Booklet.
What We Can Offer
A full-time continuing appointment will be offered to the successful applicant as a Professor (Academic Level E) along with a five-year fixed term appointment as Head of School, with a possible continuation by mutual agreement of the headship appointment for a further term. A competitive remuneration package will be negotiated with the successful applicant.
For further information about UQ’s benefits, please visit Why Work at UQ and review The University of Queensland's Enterprise Bargaining Agreement 2018 - 2021.
Relocating from interstate or overseas? We’ll support you with the visa sponsorship process and a relocation support package. You can find out more about life in Australia’s Sunshine State here.
Want to Apply?
To submit an application for this role, click the 'Apply' button.
Applicants invited for interview will be expected to present a vision for driving the strategic direction of the School towards successful outcomes in the next five years in conjunction with the selection interview process.
To satisfy prerequisite questions and ensure your application can be considered in full, all candidates must apply online by the job closing deadline or the application may not be accepted.
For a confidential discussion please, or questions about the application process, please contact Caitlin Savage, Principal Advisor, Talent Acquisition on +61 447 512 425 or firstname.lastname@example.org.
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