Dean, ANU College of Business and Economics

Canberra, Australia
14 Oct 2016
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13 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The Australian National University (ANU) has an international reputation as a leading university in research, education and policy expertise. Distinguished by its relentless pursuit of excellence, ANU attracts leading academics and outstanding students from Australia and around the world.

The ANU College of Business and Economics (CBE) is focused on developing leaders who transform business, society and economies. The College seeks to advance knowledge through high quality teaching and research in the closely related areas of accounting; actuarial studies; business information systems; econometrics; economic history; economics; finance; international business; management; marketing and statistics. 

Directly accountable to the Vice-Chancellor, the University is seeking an accomplished academic leader, with outstanding people skills, to provide strategic and academic leadership, as Dean of the College.

Working closely with the four Directors of the Research Schools, within the College, the Dean will be responsible for leading the strategic direction of the College with oversight of research and teaching and learning. Developing successful community, industry and government engagement collaborations, that enhance the national and international profile of the College, will also be important.

Highly developed communication skills and the capacity to influence effectively, should be complemented by the ability to engage with all the College disciplines, to encourage integrated research and teaching frameworks.  The ability to build relationships across the University and actively mentor others while engendering a positive culture of collaboration will be essential.  

For confidential enquiries and to obtain a copy of the Candidate Information Booklet, please contact KPMG Executive Search and Selection's Janine Fitzgerald on +61 7 3233 9640 or via quoting reference no 10562.

Applications close Sunday 13, November 2016.