Head of School, Allied Health

Curtin University of Technology
July 01, 2024
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Curtin University stands at the forefront of education, research, and innovation, committed to nurturing a diverse, inclusive environment that upholds gender equity and embraces a global outlook. We are on the lookout for a dynamic, forward-thinking leader to join us in shaping the future of the School of Allied Health.

We invite applications from visionary leaders to step into the role of Head of School, a position that offers the unique opportunity to sculpt the future of Allied Health through academic leadership, innovation, and a commitment to diversity and inclusion.

Your Role

As the Head of School, you will spearhead efforts to enhance learning, teaching, research, and innovation within the domains of Allied Health. Your leadership will be instrumental in driving academic excellence, fostering a culture of innovation and inclusivity, and translating strategic visions into impactful initiatives.

As the Head of School, you will:

  • Champion academic leadership , promoting excellence in all educational and research endeavours.
  • Foster a collaborative atmosphere within the School, across faculties, and throughout the University, upholding our core values.
  • Oversee governance and administration, aligning operational plans with the University's strategic objectives.
  • Cultivate a positive, inclusive culture , managing staffing, performance, and compliance with the utmost integrity.
  • Drive financial and infrastructural stewardship , ensuring resources are managed prudently and efficiently.
  • Your Profile

  • A doctoral degree (or equivalent) in a relevant field.
  • Proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire and mobilise towards a common vision.
  • A strategic thinker with a knack for turning goals into actionable plans.
  • A strong advocate for equity, diversity, and inclusivity, with a strong commitment to teaching and research in Indigenous health.
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills, capable of effective negotiation and conflict resolution.
  • A track record of fostering positive cultures and empowering teams.
  • Recognised credibility within academia and industry, and experience of managing course accreditation.
  • A commitment to pioneering excellence and innovation in education and research.
  • A global perspective with an eye towards enhancing the School's international standing.
  • Desirable Attributes:

  • Holding a current Professorial position.
  • Experience in academic unit management within a university context.
  • For more information about this opportunity please view the candidate information brochure at: https: // tinyurl.com/4ymwpwn7 Join Our Leadership Team

    If you're ready to make a significant impact in the world of Allied Health, we invite you to apply.

    Please submit your CV, a cover letter, and a statement addressing the selection criteria (outlined on the Position Description) to allow us to assess your suitability for this role.

    To view a copy of the position description, please copy and paste the following link into your web browser: https: // tinyurl.com/4ymwpwn7 About us The School of Allied Health is a leading provider in Western Australia of professionally recognised undergraduate and postgraduate courses in exercise and sport science, occupational therapy, physiotherapy, speech pathology and social work. Our school has an excellent reputation for producing outstanding graduates.

    For more information about the School please visit: https: // www. curtin.edu.au/about/learning-teaching/health-sciences/curtin- school-of-allied-health/

    Why Choose Us?

    Our staff are an energetic, dedicated team of academics and professionals working together to provide Australia and the world with quality graduates and innovative research. Curtin is a friendly place where integrity, respect for one another, courage, excellence, and impact are a part of everyday life. Situated on Whadjuk Nyungar Country, our vibrant Bentley campus includes a gym, childcare, medical centre, art gallery, hotel, endless food options including a supermarket, beautiful gardens, end-of-trip facilities, accessible parking, and excellent public transport connections.

  • Global Excellence: Curtin University proudly stands among the top one percent of global universities according to the ARWU 2023 rankings.
  • Adaptable Work Environment: Embrace flexibility with a role based at our Bentley campus. Enjoy a blend of remote work and the option to work from our Midland or St Georges Terrace offices on occasion for a change of scenery.
  • Rewards Beyond Salary: Enjoy the perks of a generous superannuation contribution (17%) with cash out options, customisable salary packaging benefits through Paywise; as well as Hotel and Health Insurance discounts.
  • Time Well-Spent: Experience the added value of 17.5% Leave Loading, with the option to be paid out or taken as additional leave. Benefit from Parental Leave (26 weeks for the primary caregiver), Annual Leave (20 days), Personal Leave (14 days), Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Leave (5 days), Study Leave, and Community Service Leave. Plus 18% more observed days off - enjoy 12 Public Holidays each year (including Easter Tuesday!), and 2 extra University Days over the Christmas/New Year Period (see EBA 51.1 and 51.9).
  • Recognition for Prior Service: Curtin recognises prior service for long service leave purposes. New Curtin employees may be eligible if they have worked for an Australian University, public service or other recognised institution.
  • Health and Wellness: Our on-campus Medical Centre prioritises Curtin staff and students. Join Curtin's Healthy Lifestyle Program, with up to 2 hours per week of paid time off to engage in University-approved healthy lifestyle activities. Explore Curtin's wellbeing locations at https: // tinyurl.com/mtyf3vad
  • For more information about our university visit www. curtin.edu.au

    Applications close: Monday 1 July 2024, 11PM AWST

    Applicants should note that prior to appointment, any offer of employment is subject to completion of National Police Records checks, and background, integrity, and reference checks to Curtin's satisfaction. At Curtin, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation, and this position may also require you to have a current Working With Children Check.

    If you have any queries in relation to this application process, please contact our careers team on 08 9266 9000 (option 3,1).

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