The Faculty of Law is led by the Dean, Professor Lesley Hitchens. The Dean is supported by the other members of the Dean’s Management Group (DMG):
Associate Dean Education (ADE)
The ADE is responsible for all learning and teaching matters related to the Faculty’s undergraduate and postgraduate coursework awards and subjects, as well as short courses. The following management positions support the ADE:
- Director of Students is responsible for coordinating and facilitating coursework student administrative matters
- Director of Courses is responsible for the timetabling and staffing of the Faculty’s coursework subject timetable
- Director of Academic Programs is responsible for development of new coursework programs and the development and review of quality assurance strategies designed to enhance and optimise teaching and learning outcomes
Associate Dean Research (ADR)
The ADR is responsible for oversight of the Faculty’s research output and Higher by Degree Research (HDR) program. The Director of HDR manages the Faculty HDR courses and candidates.
Faculty Manager (FM)
The FM is responsible for Faculty administration, and leads the Faculty’s professional staff team.
The Faculty Board in Law (FBL) has responsibility to assess the quality of, and provide direction to, the academic work of the Faculty including teaching, learning, scholarship, research and research training and constitutes a primary decision-making forum in the Faculty for the discussion and resolution of academic matters. Faculty Board is University-mandated on the basis of ‘Division 3 — Functions and powers of Academic Board’ in ‘Section G3 - Rules relating to Academic Board, Faculty Boards and Elections’ of the UTS General Rules. The ‘Standing Orders for Faculty Boards’ outlines the duties & powers, composition etc. The Faculty Research Committee and Faculty Courses Committee are sub-committees of the FBL.