Executive Dean, Macquarie Business School

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Sydney, Australia
19 Mar 2020
End of advertisement period
16 Apr 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

An outstanding opportunity exists for an exceptional academic and inspirational leader to take up the role of Executive Dean, Macquarie Business School at Macquarie University.

Macquarie Business School (MQBS) rethinks, reimagines and rewrites the rules of business. The School recognises that to excel in the fields of business, finance, management and economics is to have a positive andfar-reaching impact in a globalised society. MQBS was created in 2018, integrating the Faculty of Business and Economics, Macquarie Graduate School of Management and Macquarie Applied Finance Centre into a single clear structure. Macquarie Business School is the focal point for all business, management and economics research and education at Macquarie. The school offers a platform for interdisciplinary collaboration between our students, staff and industry partners to provide engaged learning experiences.

Macquarie Business School is now seeking to appoint a new Executive Dean to lead through its exciting next stage of its evolution. As Executive Dean, you will provide strategic, innovative and accountable leadership on research, engagement and learning and teaching, to a complex, multidisciplinary School. You will report to the Vice-Chancellor and contribute as a member of the University’s Executive Group.

The new Executive Dean will be a notable academic leader with a distinguished profile in a field relevant to the Business School’s portfolio. You will bring a strong track record in academic leadership and a deep understanding of the importance of high-quality teaching and impactful research. You will be comfortable building relationships with key internal and external partners, creating and articulating a vision for the Business School and providing inspirational leadership to staff.

Since its inception, Macquarie University has fostered a strong tradition of innovation and exploration. Ranked among the top two per cent of universities in the world and with a 5-star QS rating, Macquarie is considered a progressive and influential university, producing graduates that are among the most sought-after professionals in the world. Macquarie has recently invested more than$1 billion into itsfacilities and infrastructure, allowing students and staff to thrive in an environment that is inspiring and equipped with the latest digital technologies.

Initial enquiries and requests for further information may be directed in confidence to Sarah Magnell (+61 2 9051 9175) or Dr Sean Davies (+61 3 9620 2800) of Cordiner King, executive search consultants or

Applications close Thursday April 16th,2020. 

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