Professor and Director - Queensland College of Art
Brisbane, QLD

The Queensland College of Art is one of Australia's longest-running art and design Colleges while also remaining one of the most modern, offering the widest range of visual art and design programs in the country. Together with the Griffith Film School, the Queensland College of Art includes a thriving community of artists, designers, animators, photographers and filmmakers, making a significant contribution to the cultural life of Australia.

As part of the large Arts, Education and Law Faculty at Griffith University the College has over 2,600 students with campuses on the Gold Coast and at South Bank at the epicentre of Brisbane’s most vibrant cultural precinct.

The Director will be an outstanding leader who will be responsible for the performance of the College in research, learning & teaching, external engagement, and for planning and aligning financial and staff resources with the University’s strategic objectives.

The appointee will have exceptional interpersonal skills and the ability to build strong relationships with all stakeholders to ensure the continuing development of national and international success, recognition and relevance for the College, its staff and students.

To be successful in this role you will possess strong visionary, strategic and collegial leadership and management skills. You will bring either a record of quality research and scholarship in a discipline relevant to the College or a comparable body of work as a practitioner of eminence or significant national or international standing.

An attractive remuneration package will be negotiated.

This is a four year fixed term position with an underlying continuing position at the South Bank campus.

For an Information Book for Candidates or a confidential discussion, please contact the consultant advising the University: Maria Sykes Odgers Berndtson Executive Search

Phone: +61 2 8905 3735.


Applications need to be emailed in Word format to

by the closing date of Wednesday 14 May 2014.

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