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February

Head Of Department - Nutritional And Dietetic Medicine (Location Flexible)

Endeavour College of Natural Health - Australia,

Education, Childcare & Training
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JOB DESCRIPTION

About the opportunity
An opportunity has arisen to join our Nutritional and Dietetic Medicine team in this key role of Head of Department. This role is being offered on a permanent, full time basis and can be based at any of our locations around Australia.

Reporting to the Director of Education, the role of Head of Department has four primary objectives:

  • To be an academic leader by guiding and overseeing course planning, design, development/improvement and delivery while selecting educational resources, assessment design and course evaluation to ensure quality, consistency and currency of course(s) nationally, within professional and regulatory guidelines.
  • To engage in departmental staff management by establishing, maintaining and managing the performance and workload of a full complement of qualified and skilled academic staff to maximise the quality of teaching, course materials and academic administrative functions.
  • To guide and oversee student management to ensure a high level of academic integrity and adherence to academic policies and to address student concerns whilst supporting academic success.
  • To provide high-level management of academic operations, being a collaborative and active member of the Academic Leadership Team (ALT) and facilitating high quality interaction with support departments to ensure efficient and effective workflow in course delivery.
About you
You are an engaging and visible academic leader. An expert in the field, you have a strong understanding of nutrition nationally and internationally, and see the bigger picture and where it’s moving. You have clinical experience as a Nutritionist, along with management and academic leadership experience, and have completed or are currently undertaking a PhD in the Health, Science or Education fields (a Nutrition focus of the PhD research project is preferred).

The following skills, experience and qualifications will support your success in this role:
  • Demonstrated academic excellence, evidenced by an outstanding contribution to teaching at a tertiary level and research in Nutrition.
  • Proven experience in the development and review of curriculum and assessment materials at Bachelor level in line with regulatory and professional guidelines (development of Nutrition curriculum is preferred).
  • Nutrition industry engagement through work and professional/association activities.
  • Publications in academic journals and being research active will be highly regarded.
  • The ability to develop and maintain effective collaborative relationships with stakeholders, including industry and the wider community.
  • The ability to adopt a multi-disciplinary approach and work cooperatively with other organisational units and staff to achieve the College mission and objectives.
  • Evidence of successful academic leadership including a proven ability to lead, team-build, manage, mentor and develop staff.
  • Commitment to high ethical, personal and professional standards.
  • Evidence of an active role in the maintenance of academic standards and in the development of educational policy and of curriculum areas, within Nutrition.
  • Current membership of an appropriate professional association.
  • Graduate Certificate in Higher Education is desirable.
About us
At Endeavour College of Natural Health, we are committed to the future and success of natural health. We are the largest provider of complementary medicine higher education degrees in the Southern Hemisphere, with six campuses across Australia.

Endeavour is at the forefront of education in the natural health sector, with highly experienced lecturers, cutting edge curricula; and Australia’s largest choice of natural health degrees.

As the leader in natural health education, we are proud to produce the experts that keep the world well.

How to apply
To be part of our leading organisation and make a difference to the future of this industry, click ‘Apply Now’ to submit a cover letter and resume which demonstrates an ability to deliver on the responsibilities for the role.

Endeavour College of Natural Health reserves the right to commence screening and interviews as soon as suitable candidates are identified, so please do not delay with your application.

Endeavour College of Natural Health