Executive Director, Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE)

University of Melbourne
April 15, 2024
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Contract Type:Fixed term for 5 yea
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Executive Director, Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE)

Position no: 0043601 Location: Parkville Role type: Full time; Fixed term for 5 years. Department/School: Chancellery Research and Enterprise Salary: Executive

We acknowledge the Traditional Owners of the land on which we work, and pay our respects to the Elders, past and present.

Only Indigenous Applicants are eligible to apply as this position is exempt under the Special Measure Provision, Section 12 (1) of the Equal Opportunity Act 2011 (Vic).

About the role The Atlantic Fellows for Social Equity (AFSE) is an Indigenous-led social change fellowship program established at The University of Melbourne in 2016 and funded by the Atlantic Philanthropies. Informed by Indigenous perspectives and grounded in Indigenous community engagement, the program is designed to support social change leaders and collaborative leadership in Australia, Aotearoa and the Pacific region.

The University is seeking to appoint an Executive Director who will be responsible for the overall leadership of AFSE. Leading and coordinating the activity of the AFSE team, the Executive Director will guide the development and implementation of strategic, operational and fiscal planning for AFSE and the delivery of the AFSE Program.

This is a broad and exciting role with responsibilities ranging from overseeing the development and delivery of curricula for the Program in collaboration with the Deputy Director, overseeing the Program's administration, fiscal integrity and reporting, team leadership and development, building relationships and communicating with internal and external stakeholders and ensuring the long-term success of AFSE. The role will oversee the continued engagement and development of graduates from the AFSE program maintaining a vibrant, connected network of Global Atlantic Fellows.

The Executive Director will also maintain strong relationships across the University, with AFSE partners, The Atlantic Philanthropies, the University's Indigenous Knowledge Institute and the broader network of Atlantic Fellows programs located in the UK, Ireland, USA, South Africa and SE Asia as well as the Atlantic Institute located in Oxford. They will lead the AFSE team in actively engaging communities of Indigenous knowledge holders (at a local, regional and global level), government, industry, philanthropic organisations and academic staff.

Benefits of Working with Us In addition to having the opportunity to grow and be challenged, and to be part of a vibrant campus life, our people enjoy a range of rewarding benefits. To find out more, visit https: // about.unimelb.edu.au/careers/staff-benefits.

Be Yourself At the University of Melbourne we believe that our diversity is one of our greatest strengths. We encourage applications from First Nations people, people of diverse ethnicity, nationality and faith, people with disability, neurodiverse people, and people of all genders, sexualities, and age groups .

Join Us! The University of Melbourne will be supported in its search for this appointment by the executive search firm The Insight Group. For queries and applications: Please direct any enquiries and send your application directly to: Dr Rohan Carr or Ms Emily Witts at The Insight Group at [email protected] or contact by phone on +613 9654 3288

The deadline for applications is Midnight AEDT 15 April 2024.

We are dedicated to ensuring barrier free and inclusive practices to recruit the most talented candidates. If you require any reasonable adjustments with the recruitment process, please contact us at [email protected] .

Advertised: 14 Mar 2024 12:05 AM AUS Eastern Daylight Time

Applications close: 15 Apr 2024 11:55 PM AUS Eastern Standard Time

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