Pro Vice-Chancellor, Massey Business School

Albany Auckland / Palmerston North / Wellington, New Zealand
11 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
13 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Massey University of New Zealand
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Pro Vice-Chancellor – Massey Business School
Te Kura Whai Pakihi

Massey University of New Zealand is a dynamic and innovative university which delivers research-led teaching and research training to over 35,000 students across three campuses in Auckland, Palmerston North and Wellington in addition to a significant on-line and distance learning offering.

The University is now seeking a Pro Vice-Chancellor to lead the Massey Business School - one of New Zealand’s leading and largest business schools which is consistently ranked in the top 2% globally.

With over 11,000 students and 300 academic and professional staff, the Massey Business School is one of five Colleges within the University. The Massey Business School comprises five schools: the School of Accountancy; the School of Aviation; the School of Communication, Journalism and Marketing; the School of Economics and Finance; and the School of Management.

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro Vice-Chancellor will be a critical member of the Senior Executive group. The role will have significant academic and leadership responsibilities to drive performance, while leading complex change.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor 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.

We seek a person with high level and sophisticated leadership experience which has been demonstrated in a complex and large institution. This is an opportunity to lead an exciting, active, broad discipline-based College in a University with vision, passion and commitment to its students, its employees and its local and international communities. A strong commitment to the principles of Te Tiriti o Waitangi will be essential.


For additional information and a confidential discussion, please contact Natalie Walker, Partner at Odgers Berndtson Executive Search, who is advising Massey University.


T: +61 2 8905 3731

Applications close Monday 13th August 2018.

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