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Director of Academic Programs & Employability (St Catherine's College)

Perth WA, Australia

Job Type

Full-Time, Non-Residential


St Catherine’s College, Western Australia. Leadership of Academic Programs and Employability Support Across its Residential Campuses at UWA & Curtin University

Job Description

As Director of Academic Programs & Employability, you will be responsible for the overall leadership and management of academic related activities for both of St Cat’s residential campuses.

This role encompasses oversight of academic performance of all students and for assisting Collegians with employment related skills development, including entrepreneurship, scholarship competitiveness, traineeships and work experience.

Critical to success in this position will be your ability to interact with students and elevate their student experience, inspiring them to exercise or build their networks to deliver opportunities for them to reach their full potential.

This is a full-time, non-residential role.


There is flexibility around where your earlier career will have been spent. You may have enjoyed a successful career as an academic or be a senior teacher, now ready for a career change and motivated by this opportunity to build inspirational and holistic learning strategies and mentoring programs.

Certainly, you will be a proven hands-on leader of people, tertiary qualified, collaborative and astute. You will also have exceptional personal standards of honesty, integrity and professionalism, as well as a commitment to equity and diversity.

Lester Blades – Executive Search & Board Advisory, has been retained by St Catherine’s College Inc. to assist with this executive recruitment. A Candidate Prospectus for this role is available by emailing . Any further enquiries can be made to Tony Lester via .

About Us

Established in 1946, St Catherine’s College (St Cat’s) is a leading university residential college delivering a transformational university experience to over 800 students across its two campuses at University of Western Australia and Curtin University in Perth, Western Australia.

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