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Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly and supportive working environment. Our staff are committed to genuinely making a difference to thousands of people's lives by contributing to excellence in their education. We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and strive to offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as various career and professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers. Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all who share a common interest in lifelong learning. Furthermore, our staff enjoy the physical location and natural surrounds of our working environments, which they report as enhancing their job satisfaction.
Alongside its international and Australian partners, Deakin University operates on four main campuses; Melbourne Burwood Campus Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus, and the Warrnambool Campus. We also have a location in the Melbourne and Warrnambool CBDs as well as learning centres across regional Victoria.
The University may require staff to work at other locations outside their primary place of work.
The Head of School will provide leadership in the integrated development and delivery of the teaching, research and other academic activities of the School and will be responsible for promoting its distinctive contribution to postgraduate education and research and its engagement with the business community.
The Head of School will ensure effective leadership and management of all operational aspects of the School together with enhancing research, generating external research income, industry engagement, international collaboration and enhancing the employability of graduates.
Deakin University is committed to continuous quality improvement in all its activities. Heads of Schools contribute to this through their leadership in relation to improvements in:
The appointee will contribute to service activities locally and internationally particularly in relation to student recruitment and will champion the strategic directions of the School, the Faculty and the University.
The successful applicant will be appointed to the position of Professor in the discipline area in which he/she is involved and the nomenclature of the position will reflect that area. The appointment to the Head
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