Employment Opportunities

Durack College is a unique tertiary residence for young women studying in Brisbane.  We foster a positive culture and strong sense of community, where residents contribute generously to daily college life in a nurturing, scholarly environment characterised by collegians who are compassionate, vital, curious and aspirational.

We are currently inviting applications for the role of:

College Director

This is a broad role responsible for the strategic and operational management of Durack College.  The three main focuses of the role are:

  • To oversee the strategic direction of the College by taking responsibility for maintaining a quality living environment for College residents, which furthers their academic, personal and social development and is consistent with the vision and mission of the College.
  • To develop and implement all aspects of the Student Success program focussing on leadership learning programs for emerging talent, the provision of social responsibility programs, the development of employability skills and by providing structures for academic support, including a tutorial program.
  • To manage the College, as a commercial enterprise.

The successful candidate will be a high capacity, experienced leader with a demonstrated understanding and experience in managing a commercial enterprise including financial management, risk management, marketing and human resources.  You will be someone who thinks quickly on your feet to problem solve a range of situations day to day.

The successful candidate will be an excellent role model for the residents and have a passion for women’s education, career development and leadership.  This role is the key contact for Durack College with the students, their families and all key stakeholders. You will therefore possess exceptional interpersonal skills and have the ability to quickly read situations and adapt accordingly. 

This role will initially be offered on a 3 year fixed term contract.  There may be the opportunity to extend this contract at the end if this is mutually agreeable.

This is a unique leadership opportunity for an experienced leader to combine their commercial business knowledge with an opportunity to support, mentor and empower young women as they complete their tertiary studies.

Applications addressed to the Principal should be received by midday Monday 16 July 2018.

To view the Position Description of the College Director, please click here.

To find the application form please click the link