Purpose of the Job
The Dean of School provides strategic leadership and operational management for Essex Business School in order to ensure that it realises its full potential in delivering the excellence in education and research that is the University’s purpose. The initial term of appointment to the role of Dean is for three years, with eligibility for re-appointment for an additional three year term thereafter. On completion of the period as Dean (Head of School), you will return to your substantive position as Professor in the School.
The Dean is responsible for the financial management of the School, and they line manage the Head of Operations and Business Services who leads the School’s professional services activities. The Dean is directly supported by the School Senior Leadership Team, School professional services colleagues and the Faculty Support Team, led by the Faculty Manager, to achieve the School’s strategic objectives. The Dean will also play a crucial leadership role in delivering the University’s strategic objectives in respect of business-related education and research across the University. The Dean is line-managed by and accountable to the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Social Sciences.
We are looking for someone who shares our vision and who can make a significant contribution to the ongoing development of student learning at the University. Voted THE University of the Year 2018, we are proud of our success and continue to strive for excellence in education. If you want to be part of our exciting journey please read on.