Director, Melbourne Conservatorium Of Music

at University of Melbourne

Melbourne Conservatorium of Music Faculty of Fine Arts and Music

Salary: Professor (Level E)

The Melbourne Conservatorium of Music has a rich and proud history as one of Australia's most prestigious music education institutions. Encompassing over 900 degree students and 4000 breadth students, the Conservatorium is home to the largest community of music students and academics in Australia. Following 10 years of successful leadership by Professor Gary McPherson, we are seeking to appoint a distinguished academic to take on the role as Director. This role represents a unique opportunity to build on the strong foundations of the Conservatorium and lead it into a new era in its about to be completed headquarters at the Southbank Campus.

Reporting to the Dean and a member of the senior leadership team of the Faculty of Fine Arts and Music, this role will provide strategic and operational leadership to the Conservatorium and contribute to the management of the Faculty. The successful applicant will have a strong leadership, artistic, research and teaching record in one of the Conservatorium disciplines. A strong commitment to the importance of teaching at all levels and to innovation in curriculum design, scholarship and research of international standing is required.

Please DO NOT apply via the University website. Written applications providing a cover letter, curriculum vitae and a response to the selection criteria should be directed to The Insight Group, Executive Search Consultants at

For further enquiries about the role, please contact Dr Rohan Carr or Ms Emily Witts Ph: +613 9654 3288.

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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