Pro Vice-Chancellor (Launceston)

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

The University of Tasmania has a mission to enhance the intellectual, economic, social and cultural future of Tasmania, and from Tasmania, contribute to the world in areas of regional distinctiveness.  We have been providing exceptional experiences in education and world-class research since 1890, and our focus now is stronger than ever to increase the volume and diversity of people in learning experiences and pathways.  The University’s connection within Launceston is firmly established and will remain a critical future focus for the development and delivery of our work with students, staff and research collaborators, and in our partnerships with industry, government and community throughout the region.

The University is building a major new campus in the city of Launceston as part of its commitment to delivering distinctive learning, teaching and research programs designed specifically for the needs of the communities, industries and businesses in the northern region. http://www.utas.edu.au/northern-transformation/inveresk-campus.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor (Launceston) is a newly created position that reflects our strong commitment to be a place-based, regionally networked University.  Reporting directly to the Provost, you will be a highly effective steward of the University’s strategy in a local context and an influential and collaborative academic leader.  In line with the University’s Northern Transformation, this high-profile position will be instrumental in the development and implementation of our placed-based model of education and research in the Launceston region.

To be successful in this role, you will have an esteemed academic career nationally and internationally with proven academic leadership skills.  You will have strong capacity to build effective relationships across a wide variety of internal and external stakeholders and to understand the needs of greater Launceston and Tasmania in a local, national and global context.  You will have a strong sense of purpose and highly-tuned strategic and business acumen in the context of a diverse, multi-campus university.  You will contribute strongly to the University in Launceston, the opportunities it offers, and its effective engagement with the community.

The city of Launceston in the northern region of Tasmania offers a vibrant cultural heritage, a place of diverse beauty, spectacular natural features and history together with world class food and wine set amongst a backdrop of unique wilderness, rich farmland and unspoilt beaches.  Discover more about living in this unique part of the world: https://northerntasmania.com.au/

This is a full-time position for an initial period of five years based in Launceston.

Your application - including your CV, responses to the position criteria and a cover letter – must be submitted online before 5.00 pm on Friday 8 February 2019.

For further information contact Jandy Godfrey, Academic Search Manager, University of Tasmania on +61 (0)408 039 833 or jandy.godfrey@utas.edu.au

Download File PD PVC Launceston.pdf

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