Associate Dean Strategic Engagement

Company:University of Waikato

Location:New Zealand / Hamilton


Employment Type:Permanent Full-time


Associate Dean Strategic Engagement

Division of Management

  • An outstanding opportunity for a highly strategic international leader
  • Drive the external engagement opportunities for the School
  • Located in New Zealand

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 an exceptional individual as Associate Dean Strategic Engagement to work collaboratively with the Pro Vice-Chancellor in developing and implementing an external engagement strategy; driving regional, national and international engagement; working closely with our Māori and Pacific leaders to develop and enhance partnerships with iwi and Pacific Communities; and to provide leadership for the division's Alumni relations and Professional Programmes which include MBA, MBM and other corporate programmes.

To succeed in this role you will need to be at Associate Professor/Professor level or have equivalent relevant experience. You will hold a PhD and demonstrate a strong track record of leadership and stakeholder management, experience in successful international business development and communication, and a commitment to results-oriented, collaborative and evidence-based ways of working. Demonstrated ability to articulate a vision, lead change in a complex environment and develop innovative strategies are essential together with large-scale budget management experience and excellent interpersonal and communication skill.

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.

The position will remain open until filled. Vacancy number: 390238

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