Director of Christ Church Business School

Canterbury Christ Church University - CCCU Business School


Applications are invited for the post of Director of the Christ Church Business School. The successful candidate’s principal responsibility will be to lead and manage the School to deliver an excellent student experience, internationally excellent research and knowledge exchange and an outstanding work environment for staff. The post holder is also expected to make a research and/or teaching contribution to one area of the School’s portfolio.

The Role

We are seeking to appoint a Director who will build on the existing strengths of the Business School to develop a vibrant learning community that will ensure staff and students can meet their aspirations.


The appointee will need to have an established research profile, be respected by the broader business community and have a track record in promoting innovation in teaching and learning. Experience of motivating and developing staff from a wide range of backgrounds will be required if the growth plans of the school are to be achieved. Additional experience of developing UK and transnational education partnerships would be beneficial.

Consideration will be given to conferring the title of Professor provided that the applicant meets the University’s published criteria. 

Additional Information

Canterbury Christ Church University is located in the world famous Cathedral city amongst stunning history and heritage. Canterbury is a thriving international destination, with many students and staff choosing to study and work here, making this historic, cosmopolitan city vibrant and culturally diverse.

Our staff enjoy competitive salaries and a great working environment with a number of benefits ranging from the occupational pension scheme to use of the University’s facilities including the library and fitness centre. We are strongly committed to equality and recognise the value of a diverse workforce. 
We offer generous holiday entitlements plus eight bank and public holidays, as well as discretionary days over the Christmas period.

How to apply

Closing date for applications: 05 November 2017
Interviews are to be held: 23 November 2017

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. To gain further details about this post please visit our Vacancies page:

For posts of this nature you will be required to fill in the main details section as well as upload your CV, covering letter and any supporting documents.

Informal enquiries to the Dean of the Faculty of Social and Applied Sciences, Professor Callum Firth, on 01227 922208 or (Strictly no agencies, thank you) quoting reference number SAS0863

If you require further information regarding the application process please contact the Recruitment Team at quoting reference number SAS0863.

No agencies, thank you.

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