Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education)

From a single campus in Melbourne with just 400 students in 1961, Monash has grown into Australia’s largest university, with a global presence in Australia, Asia, Europe and South Africa, offering opportunities to more than 70,000 students.  The University is a member of Australia’s prestigious Group of Eight universities and is ranked among the top 100 universities worldwide.
Monash has fostered a powerful commitment to excellence in education measured by the highest international standards.  We are uniquely positioned to advance learning and teaching practices in a transformative way given our international profile, our reputation for the quality of staff, our research excellence, our youth and ambition, as well as an unwavering commitment to play a vital part in the communities we seek to serve.
The Appointment
An exciting opportunity now exists for an innovative individual to advance and lead the University’s future path by shaping and developing the University’s education agenda, strategies and policies; ensuring that curricula are highly relevant; driving new standards in pedagogy to reflect the best available thinking; and implementing strategies to support talented students, irrespective of social or economic circumstances.
Reporting directly to the President and Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Vice-President (Education) will bring passion for, and a demonstrated track record in, transforming education in complex and diverse higher education institutions.  The successful candidate will possess a real flair for innovation and for integrating learning and teaching technologies, and will be highly motivated with a commitment to the power of education in transforming individuals and societies.
Initial enquiries and applications may be directed in confidence to the executive search firm Perrett Laver via http://www.perrettlaver.com/candidates quoting 2625 or Diana Mezei via diana.mezei@perrettlaver.com or by +61 (0)2 8354 4000.
Applications close at 12 noon AEST on Friday, 9 September 2016.