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Education and Training Vacancy N.N. 10742651
Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency Closing date: Wednesday, 13 February 2019
Job Title: Executive Director, Quality Assurance and Regulatory Operations
Division: Assurance and Assessment & Investigations Groups
Job Type: Ongoing, Non-ongoing (Temporary), Full-time
Location: Melbourne - VIC
Classification: Senior Executive Service Band 1
Agency Employment Act: PS Act 1999
Position No: NP
Agency Website:

Job Description


TEQSA is seeking an outstanding individual to be their new Executive Director, Quality Assurance
and Regulatory Operations reporting to the Chief Executive Officer, Anthony McClaran. This person
will lead the assessment and investigations and assurance groups and will be responsible for
delivering TEQSA’s core business of undertaking quality assurance and regulatory assessments.
Assessment staff prepare cases for consideration by the relevant TEQSA decision-makers,
including the TEQSA Commission. The groups have responsibility for the active case management
of assessments from registered higher education providers and from those seeking registration.

The ideal candidate for this role will have demonstrated strong leadership qualities and the ability
to drive effi ciency and effectiveness in an operational environment. In addition, he or she will need
excellent people management skills and the ability to drive cultural change in the organisation.


The successful applicant must:
• be an Australian citizen, or, subject to approval of the Agency Head, hold the necessary visa and work permits appropriate to the employment;
• satisfactorily complete a National Police Check; and
• obtain and maintain an Australian Government Security clearance to Negative Vetting Level 1 status, as required.


Applications may be forwarded in confidence to Cordiner King via email to: by Wednesday 13th February, 2019. Telephone enquiries, including requests for the position description may be directed to Dr Sean Davies on (03) 9617 7223 or Ms Sarah Magnell on (02) 9051 9175.

Non-ongoing opportunity will be offered for a specified term

Non-ongoing (5 years) with the potential to become Ongoing

To Apply

Selection Documentation: Ms Sarah Magnell (Cordiner King), (02) 9051 9175,
Position Contact: Dr Sean Davies (Cordiner King), (03) 9617 7223
Agency Recruitment Site:
Applicants to vacancies notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette should be aware that;
.  the names of successful applicants may also be notified in all formats of the electronic Public Service Gazette
.  applicants found suitable may be offered similar employment opportunities by other Australian Public Service agencies
This notice is part of the electronic Public Service Gazette PS03-Thu - 17 Jan 2019 Published by Australian Public Service Commission.
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