Professor & Director, Co-creating Community Capability in Logan

Griffith University

  • QLD

Griffith University is seeking a Professor and Director to lead the Co-creating Community Capability program funded by the Paul Ramsay Foundation.

About Griffith University
At Griffith University we believe in, strive for and celebrate the remarkable.

We are known for our high impact research, outstanding student experience, our commitment to social justice and our welcoming environment. We rank in the top 2% of universities worldwide and we’re proud of our remarkable achievements, of our people and their passion for making a positive difference. Together we contribute to the development of knowledge and learning in an attractive environment which values excellence, equity, diversity, and innovation.

With over 10,000 students and more than 500 academic staff, Griffith Health is one of the largest and most diverse single academic Health faculties in the Australian University sector.

The opportunity
Co-creating Community Capability is an innovative Program of research and action that will promote the flourishing of children and young people in two disadvantaged communities: Brimbank in Victoria and Logan in Queensland. The Program is funded through an $11M Grant (over 5 years) from the Paul Ramsay Foundation.

The Program’s objective is to generate new knowledge and methodologies for Co-created Community Capability that empower those who design, deliver, and use education and community services to ‘shift the dial’ for children and young people in disadvantaged communities across Australia.

This is a fixed term (up to five years), full time position based at the Logan campus. Griffith is a multi-campus university and therefore it is understood that this position will work across campuses as required.

About you
The Director will provide vision, leadership and collegial management of the Co-creating Community Capability Program. The successful candidate will have extensive experience in the discipline areas of either of the Program themes, and/or in place based-community transformation. Demonstrated excellence and achievement in leadership and project management, coupled with experience in community-based research to inform program development will be essential.

Salary range
Professor, Level E: $182,873 per annum. Salary package including 17% employer superannuation contribution: $213,962 per annum.

How to apply
Please submit your application online and ensure your application includes the following:

  • Statement addressing each of the selection criteria in the information pack
  • One page covering letter outlining your suitability for the role
  • Current curriculum vitae/resume which should include:
    • Full name, address, telephone number and email address;
    • Details of education, professional training and qualifications;
    • Employment history, including present position and details of relevant professional, consulting or industry experience;
    • Research interests and list of publications;
    • Research grants awarded and any other relevant information, such as offices held in professional bodies, community services etc.

Obtain the information pack clicking on the Apply button. You will be redirected to the Griffith University job search page where you will be able to access the position description.

Note:  Application attachments should be saved as .doc, .docx or .pdf only.  File names should be no more than 25 characters long and should include letters and numbers only.

What we offer
Working for one of the most influential universities in Australia and the Asia–Pacific region, you will join a University that spans six campuses in South East Queensland and all disciplines, while our network of more than 200,000 graduates extends around the world.

At Griffith University, we’ve worked hard to create a culture that will challenge you to be curious, creative and courageous. We also support the professional and personal development of all our employees and invest in the skills of our people.

Griffith University values diversity, inclusion and flexibility and we encourage Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander, and people of all backgrounds to apply. Griffith’s strategic goals are to also increase the proportion of women in senior academic and administrative roles and in Science, Technology, Engineering, Mathematics and Medicine (STEMM).

Further information
For further information about this role, please contact Professor Sheena Reilly, Pro Vice Chancellor (Health) on +61 (0) 7 5678 0711 or via email [email protected]

For application queries, please contact Ms Renee Patta, Senior HR Adviser on +61 (0) 7 3735 4299 or via email [email protected]

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people are strongly encouraged to apply. If you wish to discuss First Peoples Employment further please contact the First Peoples Employment Coordinator – Joshua Long on (07) 37355403 or [email protected]

Closing date: Wednesday, 5 August 2020 at 5 pm AEST. All applications must be submitted online.

As the team experience high volumes of applications, we appreciate your patience to allow for a timely and fair process for all.

Please note: We do not accept unsolicited CV’s from Recruitment agencies / third parties and we will not be liable or responsible for any fees or costs associated with unsolicited CV’s sent directly to Line Managers.

Applications close 5th August, 2020 Apply Online

Professor & Director, Co-creating Community Capability in Logan

Griffith University

From $ 182873
Work Type
Full Time - Fixed Term