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Dean, UNSW Business School

Sydney, New South Wales
Salary Package
Closing date
27 Mar 2024

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Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Job Type
Senior Management & Heads of Department, Deans
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Job Details

UNSW Business School is the leading business school in Australia (AFR) and is ranked in the World Top 20 (QS, 2024).  It comprises eight schools and is home to around 18,000 students and 550 staff.

With prestigious accreditations, elite memberships and a breadth of business and community partnerships, UNSW Business School is internationally regarded for its dynamic nature, sustained innovation, and blend of scholarship and practical realism. As part of Australia’s Global University, it is committed to making a difference by focusing its research and teaching on societal impact and areas critical to our future.

This is a significant appointment for UNSW as it looks to the future at a time of great transition across the global business education sector. The Dean will lead the Business School to identify and develop new opportunities for interaction between the University, the world of business and the broader community.  With a passion for innovation, differentiation and excellence, the Dean will engage academic colleagues, business partners and students in realising those opportunities. They will be responsible for continuing to grow the global impact and leadership of the Business School.

Dynamic, self-motivated candidates with strong leadership credentials will bring experience of developing relationships and driving sustainable growth in similar strategic and operational contexts. 

To learn more about this unique opportunity please contact our advising consultants Alun Parry and Katie Miller at Boyden on +61 2 9225 7400, or

Applications close on 27 March 2024.

UNSW is committed to evolving a culture that embraces equity and supports a diverse and inclusive community where everyone can participate fairly, in a safe and respectful environment. We welcome candidates from all backgrounds and encourage applications from people of diverse gender, sexual orientation, cultural and linguistic backgrounds, Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander background, people with disability and those with caring and family responsibilities. UNSW provides workplace adjustments for people with disability, and access to flexible work options for eligible staff. 

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.


UNSW Australia’s aspiration for the next decade is to be Australia’s global university. We aspire to this in the belief that a great university which is a global leader in discovery, innovation, impact, education and thought leadership, can make an enormous difference to the lives of people in Australia and around the world.

Over the last 66 years UNSW has made contributions across the spectrum of science and the humanities. Among many achievements, UNSW has led via transformative social policy and public law and has contributed hugely to the cultural, artistic and intellectual life of our community, while also pioneering the global development of solar energy technologies, helping to control devastating epidemics such as HIV, developing new therapies for depression and anxiety, and making previously unimaginable breakthroughs in quantum computing.

UNSW is a founding member of the Group of Eight, a coalition of Australia's leading research-intensive universities, and of the prestigious international network Universitas 21. With more than 50,000 students from over 120 countries, it is one of Australia’s most cosmopolitan universities.

The main UNSW campus is located on a 38-hectare site at Kensington, seven kilometres from the centre of Sydney. Other major campuses are the Art & Design campus in the Sydney suburb of Paddington and UNSW Canberra at the Australia Defence Force Academy.

In addition to UNSW Canberra at ADFA, UNSW has eight Faculties -  Art & Design; Arts & Social Sciences; Built Environment; Business School; Engineering; Law; Medicine; and Science  – which  offer an extensive range of undergraduate, postgraduate and research programs.

UNSW prides itself on the calibre of its people, from internationally recognised academic leaders in their field to talented professionals providing technical expertise and infrastructure. Working at UNSW, you will collaborate with highly talented people and have an opportunity to learn from the best.

To find out more about UNSW and our 2025 strategy visit our website.

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+(61)2 9385 1742
NSW 2052

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