DSC Executive Profile – Judy McGannon

Judy McGannon recently accepted an appointment as Director Planning and Resources in the College Office for a 5-year term, 1 July 2015 to 30 June 2020.  Judy joined the College in May 2013 on secondment from the Academic Portfolio where she was the Deputy Director Planning and Projects in the Academic Registrar’s Group, and prior to that Director of Planning and Resources in the Academic and Students Portfolios.

Judy has an MBA from Swinburne University, a Master of Arts (Applied Linguistics) from the University of Melbourne and a Graduate Diploma in Education and Bachelor of Arts from Monash University.

Following her early career as a secondary school teacher and then lecturer in language teacher education at the University of Melbourne, Monash University and VU, Judy moved into educational administration.  She spent close to 10 years at the Centre for Adult Education (CAE) which culminated in the position of Director of Education Programs where she had oversight of short courses and vocational education programs. Experience gained at CAE in the negotiation of funding agreements with the Victorian Government and development of curriculum in response to learner feedback and market demand stand her in good stead for the role in DSC.

Judy leads teams in the DSC College Office responsible for business and strategic planning; student profile development and portfolio analysis; marketing and web services; facilities and OHS and secretariat support to college committees.  In addition, the position ensures integration and alignment of IT, HR, Property and Financial Services to support the College’s academic priorities.

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