Position Vacant - Executive Director, ACUcom

Published: Wednesday 31st August 2016

Executive Director, ACUcom

  • Shape strategic plans and drive commercial opportunities
  • Brisbane, North Sydney or Melbourne location

Australian Catholic University (ACU) is an inclusive community which welcomes students and staff of all beliefs. ACU has over 2,000 staff supporting more than 30,000 students across seven campuses – Adelaide, Ballarat, Brisbane, Canberra, Melbourne, North Sydney and Strathfield.

As valued members of our community, all staff members are expected to have an understanding of ACU’s mission and values and to demonstrate an active contribution to them.ACUcom is the Vocation Education and Training unit of (ACU). ACU is a Registered Training Organisation (RTO No: 3578) delivering nationally accredited vocational education and training from Certificate III to Diploma level. Courses in Nursing, Education Support, Aged Care, Early Childhood, Fitness, Leadership and Management, TAE, First Aid and CPR are offered in Melbourne, Ballarat and Brisbane.

The Executive Director, ACUcom is responsible for driving the strategic direction of ACUcom.   A key focus of this work is on strengthening ACUcom’s position in the vocational education market and building greater alignment between ACUcom and other areas of ACU. The role makes a significant contribution to the broader University Strategic Plan through the provision of advice, support and recommendations to the Provost. The Executive Director will also oversee the effective and efficient delivery of ACUcom operations.

We are seeking an experienced VET leader capable of articulating the strategic direction and vision with ACUcom staff, in the pursuit of high performance. The Executive Director will have an excellent grasp of the vocational education landscape in Australia and a sound appreciation of the demands of advancingACUcom within a complex external environment. Reporting to the Provost, the successful applicant will have a track record of driving vocational education business and enrolments in a competitive environment.

The University pursues an excellence agenda and offers an environment where staff are welcomed and safe and valued through development, participation and involvement.

For further information about this role and a copy of the Position Description please ring Andrew Worner from Worner Consulting on 0449 967 637.

To apply: Please send a current CV to andrew@wornerconsulting.com.au

Applications close: Monday, 12 September 2016.