Director International Management Programmes

Company:University of Waikato

Location:New Zealand / Waikato


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Director International Management Programmes

Division of Management

The Division of Management offers highly regarded degrees at undergraduate, postgraduate and doctoral levels and is one of four divisions at the University of Waikato. It has distinguished itself by the relevance and rigour of its education and research and its commitment to responsible management and leading by innovation. It is a member of an elite group of global business schools that have earned Triple Crown accreditation - an international acknowledgement of excellence in business education.

We are seeking a Director International Management Programmes to work collaboratively with the Associate Dean Strategic Engagement to provide leadership of the Waikato Management School's international strategy, policies and connections as well as achieve a diversified international student intake. You will develop and manage international partnerships and agreements with universities and partner institutions as well as oversee and develop study aboard and international student exchange programmes. The Director International Management Programmes is expected to contribute and provide strategic advice to the Division's Leadership team, working closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor, Associate Deans, Heads of Schools and Directors in the Division.

To succeed in this role you will hold a PhD or equivalent in a relevant field, and experience in a globally oriented education setting. You will demonstrate a strong track record of leadership and stakeholder management, together with a commitment to results-oriented, collaborative and evidence-based ways of working. The preferred applicant will be a skilled communicator, have strong relationship management skills and expertise in strategy development and implementation and be familiar with the recruitment and marketing dimensions of education abroad.

We are open to considering an appointment on a fulltime or part-time basis; applicants should state their preference.

The level of appointment will be dependent on qualifications, skills and experience. Enquiries should be directed to Hanlie du Plessis, Human Resource Manager, email

Closing date: The position will remain open until filled.

Vacancy number: 390250

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