Pro-Vice Chancellor and Dean of the School of Management
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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research
Salary & Benefits: Competitive
Closing Date: 27/02/2019
Formal Interview Date: 30th April 2019
Cranfield University is one of the most distinctive institutions of higher education in the UK, and a leading centre of excellence in postgraduate education and transformational research, both within technology and management. Ranked in the top five in the UK for commercial research income, consultancy and professional development, and many of its award bearing programmes, the University has an exceptional reputation for industry-facing, applied and innovative research of the highest calibre. Partners range from SMEs to the largest blue-chip multinationals, from governments across the world to NGOs and charities.
Cranfield School of Management is one of the oldest business schools in Europe and a world leader in management education and research, holding triple accreditation by AACSB International, AMBA and EQUIS. Dedicated to creating responsible management thinking, improving business performance and inspiring the next generation of business leaders, the School works to change the lives of its students and executives by encouraging innovation and creative thinking, as well as the drive to succeed and make a real impact on their organisations. The School attracts over 5,000 masters, doctoral and executive development learners each year from over 100 countries.
Cranfield University is now seeking an experienced and visionary leader with a demonstrable track record to continue to grow the School of Management’s revenues, which have increased significantly over the past 2 years. The new Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean will take responsibility for the leadership, development and delivery of the School’s ambitious growth objectives in relation to teaching, research, business development and financial outcomes; develop, manage and sustain relationships with key external strategic partners; and lead and develop staff within the School in order to build high-performing teams, multi-disciplinary research, and a culture of cross-University collaboration. The new Pro-Vice-Chancellor and Dean will have University-wide responsibilities as part of the University Executive and Senior Management Team.
Women are under-represented at the senior level within the University and are encouraged to apply. Applications should consist of a full CV, together with a brief covering letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria in the job description.
The deadline for applications is midnight GMT on Wednesday 27th February.