About the position
Griffith University seeks to appoint an exceptional individual as Vice Chancellor and President to succeed Professor Ian O’Connor AC, who will retire at the end of 2018 after 14 years of distinguished service and outstanding achievement.
Griffith is a comprehensive, multi-campus institution renowned for its high-impact research, outstanding student experience, excellent teachers, strong industry and community engagement, and enduring commitment to equity and social justice. A relatively young university, Griffith is currently ranked in the top 3% of universities worldwide, with in excess of 50,000 students, more than 200,000 remarkable graduates and over 4,000 talented and dedicated staff.
The University is searching for that remarkable candidate who has a track record of success in leading complex institutions and guiding high performing senior teams, and who possesses the ability to articulate and communicate a compelling and clear vision for the University’s future, together with the capacity to deeply engage with diverse communities.
The next Vice Chancellor will be a truly inspirational leader of great intellectual distinction who has the humility to respect the University’s values and culture and who possesses the passion, commitment, personality and confidence to take Griffith forward as a university with a truly global impact.
Griffith University will be supported in a global search for this appointment by the executive search firm Perrett Laver. If you wish to discuss this role in confidence, please contact Dr Birgit Brandt or Janelle Entwistle on +61 2 8354 4000 or via email@example.com
For more information and to submit your application please visit the Perrett Laver website at candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies quoting reference 3488.
The deadline for applications is Friday 4 May 2018.