Education & Academia

Across education, academia, and research positions, our sector-specific knowledge and networks ensures you connect with the talent your organisation needs.

Our Capability

Our expertise ensures quality

With many of the JacksonStone & Partners team having worked in, or around the education sector, plus our broader Government knowledge and experience, we are able to provide a unique capability in managing and recruiting education-related positions. Over the past decade, we have collaborated with numerous public, private, and tertiary institutions on various educational initiatives, affording us a comprehensive understanding of the sector’s evolving demands and priorities. Trust us to navigate the complexities of education recruitment with precision and insight.

We offer deep expertise in academic and research recruitment through targeted national and international search. This has enabled JacksonStone & Partners to successfully appoint a number of highly specialised professionals in key roles in universities, research entities and government.

Types of roles we
recruit for include:

  • Chief Executive
  • Vice-Chancellor
  • Professor/Chair
  • Executive Deans of Law, Arts, Health, Science, Education & Engineering
  • Chief Science Advisor
  • Director, Early Childhood Education
  • Director – Schools
  • Director of Student Recruitment
  • Director Art Gallery
  • College Director and Principal
  • Assistant Vice-Chancellor
  • Head Librarian
  • Manager Assessment Centre
  • Professional Practice Leader
  • Principal Adviser, Integrated Planning
  • Senior Advisor
  • Advisor

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Whether you’re still scoping role requirements or you’re ready to talk details, our experienced consultants are here to help, no matter what stage of the process you’re at.


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education & academia

Meet the Team

Every JacksonStone & Partners consultant has a unique set of skills to help you meet your goals. Learn more about our team members who specialise in recruiting across the Education & Academia sector.

  • Emma Dewson

    Research Associate

    +64 27 218 4129

    • Commercial
    • Education & Academia
    • Government & Crown Entities
    • Health
    • etc…

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  • Helen Cox

    Principal Consultant

    +64 4 550 8036

    +64 21 195 1620

    • Education & Academia
    • Health
    • Senior Leadership & Governance

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