ANZSOG is a leading provider of executive-level education for the public sector. We have a deep and genuine care for good public administration, reflecting the aspirations of and our close relationship to our government owners.
At ANZSOG, you will work with talented and dedicated colleagues in our headquarters in Melbourne and in offices in Canberra, Brisbane, Sydney and Wellington. You will:
The Australia and New Zealand School of Government is looking for a public sector leader to fill a new ANZSOG Director role based at the State Services Commission in Wellington.
The two-year secondment role, which will suit a member of ANZSOG’s alumni, will provide an opportunity for a dedicated, passionate and self-motivated public servant to act as an ambassador for ANZSOG and lead delivery of key ANZSOG activities in New Zealand.
As you know, ANZSOG is recognised globally as a leading provider of executive-level education for the public sector, created by government for government, with the active collaboration of its member universities.
ANZSOG prides itself on postgraduate education which incorporates the core disciplines that inform effective public administration, including the “spirit of service” message emphasised by Peter Hughes at last year’s Paterson Oration.
The role will ensure ANZSOG’s education and research activities are informed by contemporary issues and policy settings in New Zealand and further ANZSOG’s relationships with senior leaders in the State sector and Auckland Council, as well as brokering new ideas and research from leading academics and public intellectuals to the State sector.
The successful applicant will work across ANZSOG’s Knowledge Nexus, Government Relations and Stakeholder Relations and Communications teams, leading and facilitating ANZSOG work in the NZ State sector. This includes overseeing delivery of the SSC/ANZSOG Thought Leadership and ANZSOG Visiting Scholar at VUW programmes and acting as a central point of recruitment for New Zealand participants in a range of ANZSOG programs, including the Executive Master of Public Administration, Executive Fellows Program, Towards Strategic Leadership Program and Executive Education programs.
The successful applicant will hold a Master’s degree in an appropriate discipline or equivalent, as well as at least seven years in a senior role in the public purpose or higher education sector. Salary will be matched to the successful candidate’s current role and remuneration through a contract with their employing agency.
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Before COB Friday 15 June:,Monica Pfeffer, Director Knowledge Transfer and Practitioner Engagement, +613 83441989.
After Monday 18 June: A/Professor Catherine Althaus, Deputy Dean Teaching and Learning, + 61 3 8344 2035.