Chair and Associate Dean (Accreditation and Strategic Projects)

University of Sheffield

  • Permanent
  • Sheffield, East Midlands
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Chair and Associate Dean (Accreditation and Strategic Projects)
Date posted:17th April 2023
Closing date:25th May 2023

Professorial Pay Scheme Band Structure which ranges from £64,946 – £128,006 per annum.

Are you interested in working for a top-ranked, triple-crown accredited (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) Management School? We are seeking applications from ambitious, highly motivated and talented individuals. You will have excellent knowledge of, and experience of playing a key role in meeting the standards and requirements of professional bodies and international accreditations (AMBA, AACSB, EQUIS) and will be keen to play an active role in further enhancing the Management School’s international reputation for excellence and delivering our mission for positive societal impact, fostering socially responsible management practices through world-class, innovative research and transformative education.

We are seeking to appoint a proven academic leader (Teaching & Research or Teaching Specialist Pathway) with a distinguished record of research and/or scholarship at a world-leading level to join us as Chair and Associate Dean (Accreditation and Strategic Projects). The appointment to this leadership position is fixed for circa 5 years after which you will join the School’s Professoriate full-time.

As a member of the Senior Leadership Team, you will contribute to the academic leadership of the School through the strategic leadership of the Accreditation (AACSB, EQUIS, AMBA) and Strategic Projects portfolio, working collaboratively with the Dean, Associate Deans across other portfolios, Head of Professional Services, and wider leadership and School teams. In particular, you will provide academic leadership for embedding Academic Career Pathways, probation procedures, reviewing staff recruitment processes, and strategic workforce planning. Working with the Campaigns and Alumni Relations team (CAR) and the Faculty Director of One University, you will seek to maximise the impact of philanthropic giving and alumni relations in support of the School’s five-year plan. The role will also provide academic leadership for Projects developed to embed sustainability across the school, working closely with the Head of Professional Services and the School’s Estate Strategy.

We are seeking applications from internationally recognised scholars in research and teaching, or teaching specialist pathways with a profile commensurate with a Chair appointment in a relevant subject area. You will be a collaborative and ambitious academic leader with a proven track record of strategically driving innovation, continuous improvement and complex change in the landscape of international accreditation principles. As an experienced leader, you will demonstrate vision and empower others to deliver in line with the School and Faculty strategy, in support of the University’s vision and mission.

The closing date for application is noon on 25th May 2023.

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