Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Engagement

The University of Adelaide
Adelaide, Australia
Apr 10, 2021
May 06, 2021
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
We are seeking a stellar Pro Vice-Chancellor (Indigenous Engagement) to provide leadership in achieving the University's strategic goals in relation to Aboriginal & Torres Strait Islander engagement, education, research and the enhanced employment of Indigenous people in the University.

This exciting position reports to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor & Vice-President (Academic).

This is a full-time position with 0.6FTE dedicated to the role of Pro Vice-Chancellor Indigenous Engagement and up to 0.4FTE available to pursue your research in the relevant School or Faculty.

To be successful you will need:
  • Excellent communication, representation, negotiation and interpersonal skills.
  • A knowledge and understanding of the issues affecting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in the higher education sector.
  • Demonstrated leadership in the Indigenous education portfolio within a university environment.
  • Significant experience in academic administration in a university of similar organisation at a senior level, including having been responsible for the management of one or more key areas.
  • Extensive experience in the field of Indigenous education, including a proven track record in leading strategic developments.

Enjoy an outstanding career environment

The University of Adelaide is a uniquely rewarding workplace. The size, breadth and quality of our education and research programs - including significant industry, government and community collaborations - offers you a vast scope and opportunity for a long, fulfilling career.

It also enables us to attract high-caliber people in all facets of our operations, ensuring you will be surrounded by talented colleagues, many world-leading. Our work's cutting-edge nature - not just in your own area, but across virtually the full spectrum of human endeavour - provides a constant source of inspiration.

Our core values are integrity, respect, collegiality, excellence and discovery. 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 of our staff.

In addition, we offer a wide range of attractive staff benefits. These include: salary packaging; flexible work arrangements; high-quality professional development programs and activities; and an on-campus health clinic, gym and other fitness facilities.

Your division's broader role The Division of Academic and Student Engagement drives the University's strategic activities in relation to learning and teaching. This includes ensuring all Adelaide students have a quality experience, and investing in our academic staff's professional development.

The University of Adelaide is an Equal Employment Opportunity employer. Women and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people who meet the requirements of this position are strongly encouraged to apply.