Director, Research School of Management

Canberra, Australia
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Uniquely positioned as Australia’s only national university, The Australian National University (ANU) is located in Australia’s capital city, Canberra. The ANU is the nation’s leading tertiary institution, and it is consistently ranked as one of the top 25 universities in the world.

With its reputation for excellence, strong ties to the Australian Government and special standing as a resource for the Australian people, the ANU is recognised internationally as a leading centre for research, education and policy engagement.

Sitting within the ANU College of Business & Economics, the Research School of Management develops leaders with the evidence-based skills and capabilities needed to transform business, society and economies. Its unique approach to management education informed by relevant, important and impactful research addresses the challenges of managing in a complex, rapidly-changing, and uncertain world.

Director, Research School of Management

This is an exciting opportunity for an outstanding leader who will promote excellence in all of the School’s endeavours including research, education and engagement. The Director will consistently deliver agreed outcomes in line with the goals of the ANU and the College; foster effective stakeholder and alumni engagement; uphold a collegial culture; and ensure effective operational management of the School’s budget, including its academic, financial and staffing activities.

The Director is a member of the College Executive who reports to the Dean and works collegially with other members of the College Executive team, including the Research School Directors, Associate Deans and the General Manager.

Applications are encouraged from internationally recognised scholars in Management, Marketing, Business Information Systems or a discipline relevant to the Research School with proven credentials in strategic planning, management and supportive leadership in a high profile research environment. 

Successful applicants will demonstrate outstanding stakeholder engagement and interpersonal skills, including the ability to generate philanthropic funding; and a demonstrated ability to enhance and maintain strong relationships with industry, develop policy and professional practice, and enhance the School’s national and international reputation and performance.

Closing date: Monday, 28 January 2019 at midnight AEDT.

For all confidential enquiries and for a copy of the information book for candidates, please contact:

Paul Hill at Odgers Berndtson, Executive Search

T: +61 407 766 756

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