Professor Debra Bateman has been appointed Dean (Education) of the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work, Flinders University. She will take up the position this month on November 25, 2019.
Welcoming the appointment, Flinders Vice-President and Executive Dean Professor Mike Kyrios said Professor Bateman’s outstanding record at RMIT and Deakin University, and leading academic endeavours in the field of education, social work, human services and social sciences, ideally qualify her to join the College leadership team.
Professor Bateman brings a sustained track record of success and commitment in areas of Teacher Education, Curriculum Policy and Tertiary Education Leadership (Higher Education and TAFE).
Dean Teaching, Learning and Student Success, College of Education, Psychology and Social Work
About the University
Flinders’ bold vision, captured by our Strategic Plan Making a Difference: The 2025 Agenda, is to be internationally recognised as a world leader in research, an innovator in contemporary education, and the source of Australia’s most enterprising graduates.
We live in an era of remarkable technological innovation, fast change, increasing competition and complexity. In order to flourish within this challenging environment, the University has transformed its structure into six Colleges with an absolute focus on student success and exceptional research outcomes. Talented academic teams are well supported by customer-centric Professional Services staff, who share a commitment to excellence.
About the opportunity
The College of Education, Psychology and Social Work is a unique constellation of disciplines which enables the delivery of world class research and teaching outcomes with a focus on individual and social transformation. In our quest to create a College that truly leads we are seeking to build on our academic strengths with the appointment of a Dean (Teaching, Learning and Student Success).
With extensive experience in academic management and working across disciplines at an executive level, the Dean (Teaching, Learning and Student Success) will provide strategic leadership to the College as a member of the College Executive Leadership Team. The position will drive the development, implementation and review of learning and teaching initiatives, which align and deliver on the University’s strategic plan and College targets.
Key to your success in the role will be your absolute commitment to student success and quality, proven collaboration skills, a willingness to respectfully challenge the status quo and innovate coupled with exceptional organisational and stakeholder management skills.
If you’re excited by change, if you have a passion for excellence and innovation, and if you want to work in an organisation dedicated to student success and outstanding research, this is your opportunity to make an impact.
To learn more and to apply
Enquire now to become an integral contributor to the future of the College of Education, Psychology and Social Work.
To obtain full position details and for a confidential discussion, prospective candidates should contact the search firm assisting Flinders, via email to DeanEPSW@desailly.com.au
All applications addressing the Key Capabilities and nominating referees must be submitted to the email address above, and will be considered after 11 June 2019.
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