Head of Business School

Milton Keynes, Buckinghamshire (GB)
£75,638 to £88,653
19 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
23 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Business School 
The Open University Faculty of Business and Law 
Salary £75,638 to £88,653,
Ref: 14360 
Based in Milton Keynes

The Open University is looking to recruit a Head of Business School within the Faculty of Business and Law. 

The Head of Business School will be responsible for leading an exciting phase in the development of the Faculty by ensuring the strategic growth of the Business School and achievement of its academic objectives, including accountability for overall management of its triple-accredited status. 

The role will provide vision and leadership to achieve objectives: establishing effective curriculum, teaching and research; meeting the internal business plan targets; and building on the School’s external reputation and credibility. In line with other Head of School roles at The Open University, the role is for a period of 3 years with an option to extend by 2 years. There is then an option to reapply for the role or take up a permanent substantive role within the faculty.

The Head of Business School will enable the Faculty to make a strong contribution to the University’s strategic plan and to the success of the University as a whole.

The successful candidate will provide strong academic leadership to the Business School fostering a vibrant and shared sense of academic community and purpose as well as having the ability to act as an ambassador for the school internally and externally. 

The Head of Business School is expected to have the potential and/or experience to work towards the University’s leadership competencies at the highest level.

For information regarding the Open University Business School please read the attached brochure located alongside the Job Related Information located on our website, via the link below. 

Closing date for electronic applications: Midday Friday 23 February 2018  
Interview and presentation date: Mid to late March, dates to be confirmed 

For detailed information and how to apply go to, or email quoting the reference number.
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