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Dakin Mayers

& Associates Pty Ltd

Level 50

Rialto South Tower

525 Collins Street

Melbourne VIC 3000

T 61 3 9629 6999

F 61 3 9629 5999



DEAN OF STUDIES - University College
Ref: SH2002276


Location: Melbourne
Employment Type: Full-time


  • Enriching College community
  • Responsible and rewarding role
  • Parkville location with car parking

University College (UC) is a leading residential College providing accommodation, academic, pastoral and well being support for its students in a friendly and relaxed community. Located in Parkville with impressive facilities, UC is a vibrant nondenominational

College with undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the University of Melbourne and other nearby tertiary institutions.


UC has embarked on a significant capital works project. This will prepare the College for a remarkable and sustainable future in all its dimensions: the student experience, enhanced academic and wellbeing programs, scholarships and facilities. UC will grow to accommodate over 320 students.


Reporting to the Head of College, as a member of the Senior Management Team, the Dean of Studies works proactively in the best interests of the students and the College, to foster a vibrant and academically supportive community.


This full-time role contributes to students’ wellbeing at a formative time in their lives. Key result areas include: the development, implementation and administration of the Academic Programs, overseeing Resident Tutors, Wellbeing and Community, Recruitment and Admissions, Library and the Intercollegiate Committee.


Drawing on your tertiary qualifications and minimum 5 years experience working in an education institution, you will have the opportunity to contribute to students’ academic progress, wellbeing and career pathways through your outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. The key to your success in this role is your warm and approachable nature with an understanding of and empathy with tertiary students, along with the ability to work respectfully and collaboratively with staff, students, other colleges and the wider community.


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