Director of Derby Business School

Derby, Derbyshire (GB)
28 Aug 2019
End of advertisement period
29 Sep 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Derby

Director of Derby Business School

Competitive salary and benefits

The University of Derby is a modern university with a modern outlook. Everything we do is driven by delivering excellence and opportunities for our students, our staff and our region. We are a University of first choice for students who want a caring, aspirational environment where they can equip themselves for the career they choose. With TEF Gold and a strong reputation for industry-relevant degree programmes, we offer our students unparalleled opportunities to gain professional work experience alongside their studies.

We are now seeking to appoint the Director of Derby Business School. The Business School is part of the College of Business, Law and Social Sciences and offers a wide range of undergraduate and post graduate subjects, in the discipline areas of Accounting, Business, Economics and Finance, Leadership, Logistics, Marketing and People Management. Our students benefit from extensive opportunities to engage in real-world learning, through field trips, networking opportunities, work placements and study abroad programmes. The Business School also works with a network of partners across the globe who deliver our degrees in country, including Botswana Accountancy College, HELP Academy in Malaysia and Mediterranean College in Greece.

As the Director, you will be responsible for leading, enhancing and growing the academic and business development of the Business School, ensuring that its programmes and academic delivery inspire, have impact and support both the College plans and the University’s corporate aims.

You will lead by example in academic enterprise and professional engagement and work collaboratively with colleagues across the School on enhancement action planning. With proven leadership skills, a strong track record of academic achievement and experience of delivering sustainable change, you will also bring a deep commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion.

This is an outstanding opportunity to lead a thriving Business School with an ambitious plan of growth and development.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Elliott Rae on +44 (0)203 457 0948 or Carolyn Coates on +44 (0)7825 871 944. 

Closing date for applications is midnight on Sunday 29th September 2019.

The University of Derby is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment.