Dean, Wellington Faculty of Health

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  • Job Type: Ongoing – Full Time
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  • Location: Wellington – Wairarapa
  • Date Advertised: 12-OCT-20
  • Job Reference: NZ/1488722
  • Job Title: Dean, Wellington Faculty of Health
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Capital Thinking, Globally Minded

Dean, Wellington Faculty of Health | Te Wāhanga Tāitai Hāuora

  • Significant opportunity for a strategic leader
  • Lead a flourishing Faculty in the capital city
  • New Zealands top ranked university for research quality

Te Herenga Waka – Victoria University of Wellington is ranked as New Zealand’s leading university for research quality intensity. Our vision is to be a world-leading capital city university and one of the great global-civic universities.

The University is now seeking to appoint an outstanding strategic and academic leader as Dean, Wellington Faculty of Health. The Faculty combines expertise in health research with traditional strengths in public policy, government and business to support New Zealand’s health system. We are looking for an exceptional individual with the personal and professional credibility to extend and enhance collaborative alliances and partnerships with a wide range of internal and external stakeholders locally, nationally and internationally.

To be successful in your application, you will need to demonstrate the motivation and capability to lead a Faculty encompassing a diverse group of schools and research centres. You will be a participatory leader who shares the values of the University. Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, you will be able to demonstrate knowledge and experience of what constitutes excellence in research, learning and teaching and engagement. You will be an astute strategic leader, have an innovative mindset, and be experienced at inspiring and leading teams around a shared vision. You will have held a leadership position in the academic or health-related sector and need to understand and appreciate the academic environment.

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Applications close Monday, 2 November 2020.

To request an information booklet and/or a confidential discussion with the Provost, Professor Wendy Larner, please call her EA Susan Davies on +64 4 463 5201 or on email

To apply in confidence, please email your cover letter and full curriculum vitae to