Deputy Dean - University of Exeter Business School

Exeter, Devon (GB)
02 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Dean
Job reference P57780

Application closing date 30/10/2017
Location: Exeter
Salary: Competitive salary reflecting qualification and experience
Package: Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

The University of Exeter Business School

The University of Exeter Business School (UEBS) is an interdisciplinary business school dedicated to excellence in research and teaching across the management and economic disciplines. It seeks to engage in innovative, best-in-class pedagogy for all undergraduate, postgraduate, doctoral and executive programmes. Bringing together inspirational and internationally respected academics from around the world in an environment that combines historical and intellectual heritage with modern facilities, UEBS is a major part of the University of Exeter. 

The University of Exeter Business School aims to be ranked globally across all areas of activity and is actively pursuing AACSB accreditation to complement the current AMBA and EQUIS accreditations. 

UEBS is now seeking to appoint an academic leader to the position of Deputy Dean. This post will provide exemplary leadership and guidance for the School as it seeks to differentiate itself in a crowded marketplace through the creation of world-class research centres and building on the success of its One Planet MBA, a major differentiated elite MBA that competes with the very best programmes globally. Alongside providing a competitive offer in Executive Education and raising the overall income through programmes, this ambitious agenda will require exceptional strategic and operational leadership through a well-defined management structure and leadership team, of which the Deputy Dean will be an integral part.

Candidates for this position should have demonstrated exceptional managerial and leadership ability in a context of driving improvement across all areas of business school activity. As a leading international authority with a personal track record of excellence in research, publication in world-leading journals, funded research, developing and delivering innovative and distinctive taught programmes, candidates will be expected to demonstrate the ability to develop and deliver strategic change.

To download additional information, please click here to view the candidate pack.

The University of Exeter Business School is being assisted in this appointment process by the executive search firm Society.

Applications must consist of a full academic CV and covering letter outlining your fit with the person specification and motivation for the position. These documents can be uploaded via Society's website.

The deadline for receipt of applications is 5pm (GMT) on Monday, 30 October 2017.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.