Director, South Asia

Monash University
May 28, 2024
Offerd Salary:$195,987
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Director, South Asia

Job No.: 665064

Location: Clayton campus

Employment Type: Full-time

Duration: 3-year fixed-term appointment

Remuneration: $195,987 pa Level 10B (plus 17% employer superannuation)

  • Amplify your impact at a world top 50 University
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  • At Monash, work feels different. There's a sense of belonging, from contributing to something ground-breaking – a place where great things happen. We make tangible contributions because our purpose is clear; to deliver positive economic, social and environmental impact in resolving the global challenges of our age.

    At the core of achieving this purpose is the diversity of our staff. We welcome and value everyone's contributions, lived experience and expertise. When you come to work, you can be yourself, be a change-maker and develop your career in exciting ways. This is why we champion an inclusive and respectful workplace culture where everyone is supported to succeed.

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    The Opportunity

    This is an opportunity to join the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) Portfolio, where you will help advance the global engagement work of Monash University, with particular reference to South Asia.

    Reporting to the Vice President (International Engagement), as the Director, South Asia, you will lead the development and implementation of Monash's strategy, strategic initiatives, key relationships and partnerships in and with South Asian countries. This will include working with governments, community institutions and industry. You will also work closely with the leadership of the IITB-Monash Research Academy in Mumbai. This will entail assisting in the development of the IITB-Monash Research Academy's strategic plans and advising Monash leaders on operations.

    You will require experience in country engagement, strategy design, and business development. The successful candidate will have knowledge of international education issues, particularly with regard to South Asia. In addition, the successful candidate will have outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. You will be expected to develop effective relationships with University, government and business sectors and form strong connections with representatives in the international arena.

    Diversity is one of our greatest strengths at Monash. We encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, culturally and linguistically diverse people, people with disabilities, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups.

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    Monash avidly supports flexible and hybrid working arrangements. We have a range of policies in place enabling staff to combine work and personal commitments. This includes supporting parents.

    Your employment is contingent upon the satisfactory completion of all pre- employment and/or background checks required for the role, as determined by the University.

    Your application must address the selection criteria. Please refer to 'How to apply for Monash Jobs'.


    Mr Paul Sabo, Chief of Staff, Office of the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (International) and Senior Vice-President, +61 437 644 615

    Position Description

    Director, South Asia

    Closing Date

    Tuesday 28 May 2024, 11:55pm AEST

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