First listed on: 25 September 2018

Deputy Dean, Faculty of Arts and Education


  • An innovative and dynamic University with a strong regional commitment
  • Leadership and management focus
  • Drive quality contemporary learning and teaching outcomes

The Role

  • Full Time
  • Fixed Term (Up to 5 years)
  • Total remuneration in the range of $197,136 to $242,032
  • Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst or Wagga Wagga

As a key position within the faculty leadership team, the Deputy Dean will support the Executive Dean in the provision of leadership for the Faculty and the oversight of planning, performance and quality management. The Deputy Dean will also have a significant role in ensuring the operational management of the Faculty to ensure alignment with strategic plans. The Deputy Dean will represent and promote the Faculty both within and outside the University and deputise for the Executive Dean as required. In conjunction with the Executive Dean the Deputy Dean will provide leadership of academic and professional staff to support University and Faculty initiatives and strategies, and in doing so will assist in creating an engaging and inclusive work environment.

To be successful you will have:

  • qualifications and experience in a field relevant to the Faculty, with a PhD or equivalent
  • at least three years' experience in a leadership role with significant staffing and resource management responsibility
  • comprehensive knowledge of the tertiary education sector, including the political and policy landscape, University governance, academic and administrative processes, equity principles and education for sustainability

About Us

Charles Sturt University is a young and growing university committed to developing far-sighted people who help their communities grow and flourish. We make a significant contribution to the prosperity and vibrancy of our rural and regional communities, with a reach and impact across Australia and internationally. We work together with industry, communities and students to create new thinking, inspire each other and make a positive and progressive contribution to the world.

The Faculty of Arts and Education is one of three Faculties within the University. Eight Schools and Centres offer a diversity of courses in education, communication, creative industries, social work and human services, library and information studies, theology, humanities, Indigenous Australian studies and Islamic studies.

With approximately 9,000 online students and 3,000 on-campus students, the Faculty is an innovator in online and blended learning modes. Over 200 academic staff deliver distinctive courses and are supported by a skilled team of professional staff. On campus, courses are delivered at the University's Wagga Wagga, Albury-Wodonga, Bathurst, Dubbo, and Port Macquarie campuses, and at other locations including Sydney and Canberra.

Academic staff within the Faculty undertake high quality, impactful research that engages with governments and professional organisations, nationally, internationally and in regional communities, ensuring excellent supervision for Higher Degree Research students.

This position is open to Australian Citizens and Permanent Residents, or applicants who hold a current valid work visa commensurate with this position.

Application Requirements

Applicants are expected to apply online and address the selection criteria in the position description. If you experience difficulties applying online or for further information on completing the application process please visit our how to apply page or contact us.

Further Information

Additional information is available in the position description or by contacting:

Professor Lesley White | Executive Dean, Faculty of Arts and Education | | Ph: (02) 6338 4285

Applications Close: 11 pm, 30 October 2018

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