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MBA Program Director and Associate Professor

  • Full-time & fixed-term for an initial 3 year appointment (underlying continuing Associate Professor position)
  • Salary: $118, 979 – $131, 078p.a plus 17% super
  • Location: Melbourne Burwood Campus
  • Closing date: Sunday 22 September, 2013
  • Full Position Description

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Life at Deakin

Deakin University is proud to be recognised as an organisation that offers a friendly and supportive working environment. Our staff are committed to genuinely making a difference to thousands of people's lives by contributing to excellence in their education. We acknowledge the importance of providing a dynamic and diverse working environment and strive to offer variety in day-to-day roles as well as various career and professional development opportunities to assist staff to grow and progress their careers.

Deakin University staff have the opportunity to interact with colleagues from a diverse range of cultures and professional backgrounds, all who share a common interest in lifelong learning. Furthermore, our staff enjoy the physical location and natural surrounds of our working environments, which they report as enhancing their job satisfaction.

Alongside our international and Australian partners, Deakin University operates on four main campuses; Melbourne Burwood Campus, Geelong Waurn Ponds Campus, Geelong Waterfront Campus, and the Warrnambool Campus. We also have a location in the Melbourne and Warrnambool CBDs as well as learning centres across regional Victoria.The University may require staff to work at other locations outside their primary place of work.

The University may require staff to work at other locations outside their primary place of work.

Position purpose

The MBA Program Director will provide advice to the Head of School and academic leadership within the Faculty, relating to the oversight and continuing development of the Master of Business Administration (MBA) suite of programs. This role will require the incumbent take a major role in the management and promotion of the MBA suite of programs and in developing relations with students, alumni and the wider community.

The Associate Professor will provide outstanding academic and research leadership within a discipline area offered within the Deakin Graduate School of Business. The appointee will promote the Faculty within the academic and professional communities in Australia and internationally. The appointee will contribute to the Faculty's teaching, research, program development and service at a national and international level.

Principal accountabilities

The MBA Program Director is responsible for:

  • The provision of academic leadership and oversight with regard to the Master of Business Administration (MBA) suite of programs.
  • Developing and managing the MBA program and advising the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Head of School and Faculty Board on matters related to these courses to ensure relevance and curriculum quality and professional standards.
  • Quality assurance and compliance with operational policies that relate to the academic attributes and standards of courses and the delivery and assessment of units.
  • Contribution to the Faculty's efforts with regard to AACBS and EPAS accreditation.
  • Forging strong relationships with relevant professional groups, government and non-government organisations, overseas institutions, other academics, industry and the wider community.
  • Ensuring that communication and liaison with student and alumni groups support the program.

The Associate Professor is responsible for:

  • The provision of academic leadership.
  • Program and course development, maintenance and delivery, ensuring relevance and curriculum quality.
  • Teaching, research, scholarly publication and the generation of research funding.
  • The ongoing development of the School and Faculty, including the establishment and nurturing of industry links, partnerships and local and international recruitment.
  • Supervising honours and postgraduate students, ensuring successful and timely completions.
  • Contributing to the administration of the School, Faculty and University.

More information:

Professor Ross Chapman Tel: +613 9244 5530

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