Dean, UTS Business School

Sydney (Suburb), New South Wales (AU)
22 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
27 Mar 2017
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time
  • Lead our exceptional team of 300 academics and 80 professional staff to be amongst the world’s leading business schools, advancing knowledge with impact
  • Located in the spectacular Gehry designed Dr Chau Chak Wing Building, the UTS Business School is part of our $1.3 billion investment in building the campus of the future

UTS is a dynamic and innovative university in central Sydney and is consistently ranked the top young university in Australia*.With a culturally diverse campus life and extensive international exchange and research programs, UTS prepares graduates for the workplace of today and tomorrow.

The UTS Business School is known for its world class research, high quality teaching and learning, and extensive connections to industry and business.  With AACSB accreditation, six prominent research centres and delivering a broad range of degree programmes at undergraduate and postgraduate level, the Business School has an enviable graduate track record and a world-wide network of influential alumni.

The Dean will provide academic and strategic leadership to the Business School aligned with the University’s key strategic priorities.  The Dean will have a focus on cultivating an entrepreneurial, innovative and performance-oriented culture around research excellence, contemporary teaching and learning, postgraduate and undergraduate degree offerings and internationalisation.  Fundraising, external engagement and actively supporting the UTS Social Justice policy will also be a critical focus for this role.

We seek a person with high level and sophisticated leadership experience which has been demonstrated in a complex and large institution. You will be an inspiring leader who engages readily with stakeholders, colleagues, peers and students whilst representing the Business School up to the most senior levels within and outside the university.

This is an opportunity to lead an exciting, active, broad discipline-based faculty in a University with vision, passion and commitment to its students, its employees and its local and international communities. A strong commitment to ethical practice, collegiality, intellectual freedom and personal integrity is essential.


For a confidential discussion and to receive an Information Book with details about UTS, the position, the timing and process please contact Julie Steiner at Odgers Berndtson Australia, who is assisting the University.

+61 2 8905 3731

Applications close Monday 27th March 2017

* Times Higher Education 150 under 50 Rankings 2016.