Deputy Director, MBA Program

Bundoora, Australia
29 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
  • Leadership role within the MBA Program
  • Continuing, full time position based at the Melbourne (Bundoora) campus
  • $111,162 - $128,175 per annum plus up to 17% superannuation

About La Trobe

La Trobe University’s success is driven by people who are committed to making a difference. They are creative and highly motivated, pursue new ideas and create knowledge. La Trobe is one of Australia’s research leaders, and the largest provider of higher education to regional Victoria. La Trobe University turned 50 in 2017, and over the half century of its existence it has established a reputation as an innovative and accessible university, willing to take risks and take on challenges.  Our teaching and research address some of the most significant issues of our time and we’re passionate about driving change through operational excellence to benefit the communities we serve.

The La Trobe Business School (LBS) consists of four Departments (Accounting, Finance, Management Sport and Tourism, and Entrepreneurship, Innovation and Marketing,). The Business School is one of four Schools in the College of Arts, Social Sciences and Commerce (ASSC). The MBA is a flagship program for the university. It is a multi-disciplinary program with contributions from each of the four departments. The La Trobe MBA aims to prepare working professionals for their career aspirations and the emerging challenges of the 21st century.

About the role

Our MBA is delivered through our Campus Network, at Melbourne-City, Albury-Wodonga, Bendigo, Mildura and Shepparton as well as online classes. The MBA Online reinforces our commitment to offering flexible learning options. The MBA Online is EPAS accredited and in 2017 was ranked in the top 31 universities worldwide. The Deputy Director, MBA Program is responsible for the management and continuous improvement of the online delivery and supports the overall strategic vision for the MBA program. The Deputy Director is also a part of their relevant discipline in La Trobe Business School and contributes to its success.

The primary responsibility of the position is to ensure the effective delivery of the online La Trobe Business School MBA program, and provide an optimal learning experience for online MBA students.

This role requires a combination of subject coordination, teaching and research.  Within that, you will have the opportunity to participate and make a significant contribution to refreshing the MBA program and put your on-line teaching experience to good use.

Skills & Experience

To be successful in this role you will possess a PhD in Business (or cognate area).  You will also be able to demonstrate leadership and capacity for innovation in curriculum development and teaching post graduate students.

You will have a demonstrated capacity for attracting and supervising Honours and Higher Degree by Research (HDR) candidates and a successful track record of attracting research funding through grants, contracts or consultancies.

How to Apply

Closing date:  18th February, 2018 (11:55pm)

Position Enquiries: Dr Geraldine Kennett – Director, MBA Program Tel: 0497 802 182  Email:

This position is open to people with a valid full-time working visa.Please ad

dress Key Selection Criteria and attach these with your application.

La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on 9479 1234.

To apply and to view position description please visit and search for position no. 553271 under current vacancies.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.

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