Monash University, Faculty of Arts, School of Social Sciences
Head of School, School of Social Sciences and Professor
|Institution Type:||College / University|
|Position:||Director, Full Professor|
Job No.: 635589
Location: Clayton campus
Employment Type: Full-time
Duration: Head of School component of role - 5-year fixed-term appointment, Professor component of role - Continuing appointment
Remuneration: $195,992 pa Level E (plus 17% employer superannuation)
The Head of School will provide high level leadership to the administrative, resource and business planning activities of the Faculty, and contributes to the overall governance of the Faculty.
Reporting directly to the Dean, responsibilities will include but not limited to:
- Providing high-level strategic leadership to the School that is aligned with Faculty and University strategic plans
- Actively engage in research in line with the Faculty’s research strategy and provide innovative and effective leadership for the expansion of the Faculty’s HDR program by attracting high quality HDR students
- Staff leadership and management, including team building, recruitment and selection, performance management and staff development
- Strong and committed leadership in teaching, curriculum development and research training by participating in Faculty’s curriculum planning and development processes, academic committee’s and relevant examination processes
- Work collaboratively with key staff across the Faculty and broader University community and support the Dean as a trusted advisor
As a Professor you will have demonstrated experience in establishing a strong collegial program of research capable of attracting substantial external funding and grant allocation bodies. An international leader in their discipline of choice with a reputation of being an expert in the field (published in top tier journals) and delivering research excellence through procuring competitive research grants.
With a flexible attitude and the ability to adapt to any circumstance, you will be able to consult and liaise confidently with senior-level stakeholders. You will have demonstrable experience liaising with government bodies both national and international, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and policies. As a strong inclusive leader, you will strive towards excellence at all times and continue to maintain our positive culture and morale. With your natural desire to challenge the status quo, you will be passionate and have high levels of innovation to drive change and process improvement.
We offer you an engaging and dynamic role that includes many opportunities to network with highly motivated colleagues around the globe, as part of a committed and professional team. Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary (including 17% Superannuation), travel and relocation support, and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.
Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills and successes of our staff. We invite you to apply to join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high-quality research environment.
This role is a full-time position; however, flexible working arrangements may be negotiated.
To apply, please click the Apply button and refer to "How to apply for a senior academic position". Your application must address the selection criteria and we encourage you to keep your application concise.
At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.
We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that respects and embraces differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.
Sunday 10 July 2022, 11:55 pm AEST
Professor Rita Wilson, Interim Dean, Faculty of Arts, Rita.Wilson@Monash.edu or +61 3 9905 2100
|Primary Category:||Social Sciences
|Secondary Categories:||Political History / Studies
Women, Gender, and Sexuality