Director, Uq Skills
THE UNIVERSITY OF QUEENSLAND
Office of the Director, Gatton Campus
UQ Skills is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO 1511) and is chartered to deliver a range of accredited vocational education and training programs and non-accredited professional and continuing development programs to various external, industry-based training programs on a fee-for-service basis, and government funded training programs are also delivered by the Centre.
The Director, UQ Skills leads and is accountable for the successful management and operation of UQ Skills, as well as leading stakeholder engagement both within the University of Queensland and more broadly in communities that UQ Skills services. The post holder will work collaboratively with academic and professional staff, to ensure that the business is professionally presented, academically coherent, and value-adding to clients and students. An essential part of the position is the advancement of the new strategic direction and development of new business opportunities.
This position is located at The University of Queensland’s picturesque Gatton Campus. Gatton Campus, UQ combines its Queensland Agricultural College heritage with modern research and teaching facilities in agriculture, agribusiness and veterinary science. Just over an hour’s drive west of Brisbane and five kilometres from the local township, the 1068-hectare Gatton campus offers a relaxed, friendly atmosphere and world-class facilities including the Queensland Animal Science Precinct, the UQ Veterinary Medical Centre, Gatton Research Dairy, nursery and glasshouse facilities, the southern hemisphere’s largest PV solar array research facility, and a pesticide wind tunnel facility. The campus also operates several commercial plant and animal production units in rural technologies to support teaching, research and hands-on training.
The successful applicant will have significant management experience in a University or equivalent large organisation or vocational institution, with experience leading teams and providing supervision, training, and mentoring to their team. A track record of implementing translating strategic objectives into operational practices is a must, as is effective communication and problem solving skills.
The University of Queensland values diversity and inclusion and actively encourages applications from those who bring diversity to the University. Please refer to the University’s Diversity and Inclusion webpage for further information and points of contact if you require additional support. This role is a full-time position; however flexible working arrangements may be negotiated. Accessibility requirements and/or adjustments can be directed to [email protected]
This is a full-time, fixed term appointment for five years at HEW Level 9. The remuneration package will be in the range $129,854 to $137,412 per annum, inclusive of employer superannuation contributions of up to 17%.
The University of Queensland also offers other competitive options including salary sacrificing, on campus childcare, leave packaging and discounted private health insurance as well as many other benefits.
To discuss this role please contact Janelle Zahmel on +61 7 5460 1201 or [email protected]
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You must have valid Australian work rights to apply for this role. Visa sponsorship is not available for this position.
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