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Curtin University
Organisational Development Unit

Leadership Mentoring Program

Mentoring "... is an alliance of two people that creates a space for dialogue which results in reflection, action and learning." (Ann Rolfe)

This alliance is outside of the usual managerial / management relationship and focuses on encouraging and developing, among other things, the skills of an individual within the organisation.

Program Aim

  • To build on the leadership and management capability at Curtin.

Program Objectives

  • Strengthen leadership practice at Curtin
  • Enhance capability and confidence of individuals
  • Support career development
  • Harness the experience and capability of senior leaders within Curtin.

The duration of the program is eight months commencing on the 5 April 2017 and ending in 30 November 2017.

The program is aimed at staff who are HEW 7 and above, and Academic Level B and above. It will be of particular benefit to staff acting in leadership or management positions, or staff aspiring to take on a leadership role at Curtin in the near future.

Participation in the mentoring program is via self-nomination. 

Mentors and Mentees are asked to complete the relevant Expression of Interest form and return by the 8th March 2017 to Priscilla Paikos via email or internal mail to the Organisational Development, People and Culture, Building 200B.

The program will be limited to a maximum number of 25 pairs.  If there is an excess of applications received a selection process may be required.

For full program details and schedule see the 2017 Leadership Mentoring Program flyer.

Expression of Interest Forms

Mentee Nomination

Mentor Nomination

Note for mentees, you will need to advise your Line Manager of your nomination.

For enquiries please contact Priscilla Paikos on ext. 4846 or via email at       

Panorama mentoring program photo
Mentoring Program Networking event on 4 December 2014