The Australian College of Nursing (ACN) the national, professional body representing, educating and connecting Australia’s vibrant community of nurses, is seeking an outstanding student and industry-oriented experienced academic leader for the newly created role of Director of Academic Studies to champion Academic Quality and Innovation.
The position reports to the Executive Director Education and has responsibility for the higher education academic quality and standards activities within ACN. Ensuring our academic quality and standards continue to deliver excellent outcomes for Nurses and healthcare workers across Australia.
The successful candidate must have a willingness to go beyond the call of duty and ability to multi-task, to meet deadlines under high pressure and to manage several projects simultaneously.
With key responsibilities for assuring quality program design, instruction and impact. The position will strengthen the design, instruction and impact of ACN’s programs, enhancing its reputation and commercial focus, embedding a culture of innovation and quality performance. The position will foster the development and maintenance of a scholarly culture and environment.
Your deep knowledge of learning principles, practices and methodologies and exceptional people development skills will be underpinned with a thorough understanding of higher education and the ability to apply these to the nursing profession and the needs of employers across the Australian healthcare sector. ACN currently provides 19 specialist and niche Graduate Certificates for Nurses.
Appointees will preferably have a Ph.D. or equivalent, substantial leadership experience in higher education, an outstanding record of teaching, a record of scholarly engagement in a relevant discipline and experience working collaboratively with partner organisations, industry and community groups.
ACN aims to attract the best possible person in the market to this position and will remunerate accordingly. A competitive remuneration package commensurate with the quality of experience, employment record and qualifications, will be negotiated with the successful candidate and relocation assistance is available.
With a strong focus on advancing nurse leadership – improving the careers of nurses and subsequently the quality of patient care in the community – you can be sure that you are joining an organisation that makes a positive impact. If you are looking to be part of a high performing team within an affirmative and learning-based culture, ACN is looking for you!
Closing date: Monday 17th February
ACN is working in partnership with UniRecruit to find outstanding candidates for this role. Further information is available on the UniRecruit website http://www.uni-recruit.com.au/current-roles/ or by contacting Dr John Toohey (firstname.lastname@example.org) or Ann Newton (email@example.com).