Director, CWL & Professor of Leadership

Parkville, Australia
$181,308 p.a. plus 17% superannuation
02 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
20 Jan 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Management and Marketing

Faculty of Business and Economics

Salary: $181,308 p.a. plus 17% superannuation

The University of Melbourne has a world class reputation for excellence in teaching and research. It is Australia's premier university and a leader in higher education and research internationally. The Centre for Workplace Leadership is devoted to providing excellence in leadership research and linking research insights to leadership practice. The Centre aims to improve the quality of leadership in Australian workplaces and develop individual leaders through disseminating knowledge and new ideas which can transform leadership and facilitate workplace innovation.

The Department of Management and Marketing is seeking an exceptional candidate for the position of Director, Centre for Workplace Leadership and Professor of Leadership. The role will provide academic leadership within the Centre and will also be seen as the research and engagement arm of the Department.

Reporting to the Head of the Department of Management and Marketing, the role will be responsible for fostering excellence within research and will play a critical role in shaping, promoting and directing research activities of the staff within the Centre. The Director will also support the development of high quality executive education programs and will contribute to the teaching of such programs. The successful applicant will bring a strong international track record in Leadership or related disciplines and experience in leading academic staff including successfully gaining research funding. Having the gravitas and proven experience to be able to navigate and establish external partnership will also be expected.

PLEASE DO NOT apply via the University website. Perrett Laver is undertaking a global executive search for this appointment on behalf of the University of Melbourne. A detailed information package is available at quoting reference 2799. Initial enquiries may be directed to Ivan Costantino via email at or by calling +61 (0) 2 8354 4017.

Close date/time: 6pm AEDT, Friday 20 January 2017

Position Description and Selection Criteria

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