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31 May 2018

Whitley College

As the Baptist College of Victoria and as an agency of the Baptist Union, Whitley College is dedicated to providing high quality theological educational resources to all of those committed to the call of God and to the life and mission of the Church in a rapidly changing society. In offering theological education through a comprehensive range of diplomas and degrees accredited by the University of Divinity, professional development opportunities, advanced research programs, and innovative and flexible training initiatives, Whitley seeks to fulfil its mission to equip men and women for leadership and service in a variety of ministries in church and society. Whitley is committed to creating an even stronger and dynamic learning environment for students and to develop further the relationships with partners and stakeholders.

About the Academic Dean

Whitley College is seeking an Academic Dean to help shape the future of Whitley’s theological education. At a time of significant change in higher education and faith communities, the Academic Dean will provide educational and administrative leadership to a diverse student and faculty/staff body. The Academic Dean will, together with the Principal, play a crucial role in partnering with various stakeholders and in developing educational and research projects that connect to dominant issues in church and society.

Position Description

Read the full Academic Dean Position Description.


Prospective and interested candidates may direct enquiries to the Principal of Whitley College, Reverend Dr René Erwich (rerwich@whitley.edu.au), or to the chair of the College Council, Peter Francis (peter.francis@maddocks.com.au).


Closing date for applications: 5pm on Sunday 1 July 2018.

Applications must include:

Send applications electronically to: deanwhitley@whitley.edu.au