MBA Director

Deakin University - Department of Business and Management Studies

EMPLOYMENT TYPE: Appointment is to a continuing Professor / Associate Professor position.  The MBA Directorship will apply for a three (3) year term and re-appointment will be by mutual agreement.

LOCATION: Melbourne Burwood Campus

As MBA Director, you will provide academic leadership relating to the oversight and continuing innovative development of the Master of Business Administration suite of programs.

You will be a passionate educator with strong evidence of excellent teaching design and delivery.  You will also engage in research of the highest quality, evidenced by an exemplary research record in journal publications, the generation of research income and supervision of higher degree candidates.

As MBA Director, you will be expected to:

  • Provide academic leadership, oversight and continued innovation regarding the Master of Business Administration (MBA) suite of programs.
  • Review and enhance the MBA program to ensure global competitiveness.
  • Forge strong relationships with relevant professional groups, government and non-government organisations, overseas institutions, other academics, industry, alumni and the wider community.
  • Provide whole-of-course oversight and coordination associated with the MBA, including course structure, unit composition, academic standards, assessment standards and related matters.


  • PhD in a relevant discipline in the Deakin Business School.
  • Extensive experience in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.
  • Demonstrate leadership skills including the ability to contribute to the leadership and management of the Faculty.
  • Ability to work effectively within university systems, committee and board structures and decision making as part of a management team in a multi-campus organisation.

For a full list of the selection criteria please see the position description


Richard Shields
Charterhouse Partnership
telphone +61 3 8610 6135

CLOSING DATE: Sunday 10 September 2017 

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All applicants MUST provide a separate statement addressing each of the key selection criteria outlined in the position description in addition to providing a cover letter and resume.  To apply please click Apply button.

Deakin University values diversity, enables access and promotes inclusion.

Deakin University is an employer of choice for women and strongly encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

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