The VCA Dance program is nationally recognised and has received much acclaim for the development of dancers, choreographers and contributors to the profession. We are seeking an experienced practitioner and academic to lead the artistic and pedagogical vision of the program.
This is a full-time, continuing appointment where it is expected the appointee will be offered the position of Head of Dance for a period of three years in the first instance.
Applicants must have a doctoral qualification (or equivalent artistic and academic standing) combined with demonstrated experience in leadership and management. Also essential are: significant standing as a practitioner; knowledge of curriculum creation and transformation; substantial understanding of a University research environment; demonstrated track record of contribution to the strategic development of an organisation; involvement in public outreach; and the ability to develop local, national and international engagement opportunities.
The position is based at the Southbank Campus, in the heart of Melbourne’s Arts Precinct.