• The University of Melbourne
  • Australia, Vic
  • Aug 26, 2021

Job Description:

The Deputy Head is a key academic strategic leadership position to join the Department of Rural Health Executive and assist the Head of Department in delivery of the Rural Health Multidisciplinary Training Program aims across regional and rural Victoria.

About you
You are a strategic thinker with academic leadership experience in a regional/rural area. You have experience in developing and delivering projects in a regional/rural setting and supporting staff in individual academic development. You have high level engagement experience and are experienced in teaching and/or research within the disciplines of health or science.

The Department of Rural Health at the University of Melbourne has campuses in Shepparton, Ballarat and Wangaratta. The successful candidate will be expected to live in regional/rural Victoria and spend a significant amount of time at our main Shepparton campus. Travel will also be required to our other campuses.


Shepparton offers a relaxed rural lifestyle with all the big city facilities. It is a vibrant, diverse community boasting beautiful housing estates, a range of schooling options and significant sporting facilities and recreational activities. The region is renowned as Australia’s food bowl and is within easy driving distance of many popular destinations such as Echuca, Nagambie and Yarrawonga.

For more information on living in Shepparton:

Living in Greater Shepparton | Greater Shepparton: Great Things Happen Here

Moving Here - Greater Shepparton City Council