Head of School of Economics and Finance

Palmerston North/Albany, New Zealand
27 Oct 2017
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24 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Office of the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Massey Business School
Palmerston North or Albany

Massey Business School (New Zealand) is seeking an academic leader who possesses sound management skills, to Head our School of Economics and Finance. Working closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor (Dean), you will lead a large and diverse School across three campuses in Auckland, Manawatū and Wellington.

MBS's strategic priorities are Thriving Work Environment, Impactful Research, Teaching and Learning Excellence, Engaged Stakeholders, Responsible Citizenship, Globally Capable Staff and Students, and Diversified Revenue Streams. We are accredited by AACSB, Association of MBAs and are a CFA partner school, and in 2017, we were ranked in the world's top 150 internationally in Finance and Accounting and top 250 in Economics in the QS rankings. The School has a positive culture that enables scholars to thrive in their teaching, research and professional service, including engagement with industry.

To be successful in appointment to this role, you will be a dynamic, innovative and effective academic leader, who possesses a clear and compelling vision to shape the future strategic direction, academic development and research achievements of the School of Economics and Finance. Proven management and financial planning skills, along with superior human resource management abilities, are also essential for this role. This role will offer you an outstanding opportunity to further develop a well-established and internationally recognised School, with the flexibility to be based in either the Auckland campus in Albany, or the Manawatū campus in Palmerston North.

Appointment will be on a permanent (tenured) basis, with the role as Head of School being an initial term of five years, after which time a further term may be available. Preference is for candidates appointable at Professorial level, although Associate Professor may be considered for the right candidate.

Applications close on Tuesday, 10 December 2017.

Further enquiries should be directed to: Preeti Mathew Verma Staff Recruitment and HR Advisor +64 9 2127037 p.m.verma@massey.ac.nz

Closing date: 10 December 2017

For further information and to apply online, visit: http://massey-careers.massey.ac.nz/