Remuneration: A competitive remuneration package will apply
If you are looking for the next chapter in your career, it is here. You will be given the opportunity to challenge yourself, build on your skills, and make a significant contribution to a workplace that’s filled with highly motivated and inspiring scholars and professional staff. Your contribution will be vital for both the continued success of the Department of Management and for leading its staff to thrive in education, research and engagement. Talent thrives here, – and so do truly satisfying careers.
The Department of Management, one of the seven Departments at Monash Business School, is looking to appoint an outstanding academic to join our high-performing team. This will be a key leadership role in the Faculty’s research performance, income generation and industry engagement agenda ensuring the continual growth and diversification of the School. As Professor and Head of Department you will play a key part in shaping the future of the Department of Management, providing strong and effective leadership for the expansion of the School’s research strategy and PhD program.
The Professor and Head, Department of Management is a key leadership role within the School executive group and contributes to the development of the Monash Business School’s strategic plan. The Department of Management is recognised worldwide for the quality of its research and teaching in many fields of management, including: human resources, operations and supply chain management, international business, strategic management, and organisational behaviour and theory. The Professor and Head, Department of Management will play a pivotal role in providing strong and committed leadership that will inspire staff with a strong vision for education, research, and engagement.
Reporting to the Senior Deputy Dean Faculty Operations, the Professor and Head, Department of Management is responsible for the overall operational management of the academic staff cohort, and will provide strategic leadership in academic governance and supervision, staffing and resource planning, and implementation of strategy to achieve the School’s research agenda. This position will take responsibility for staff leadership and management and the strengthening of an inclusive and collegiate environment.
The Head of Department will be held initially for three (3) years, and may be extended for an additional term by mutual agreement. The Head of Department position will be underpinned by a continuing appointment as Professor.
As Professor and Head of Department you will have an outstanding research and teaching record, and a proven capacity for leadership at a senior management level that includes developing and leading strategy, financial management and the management of staff to achieve excellence in education, research and engagement. You will provide academic leadership and have highly developed interpersonal and communication skills, including the ability to shape a collaborative and collegiate culture.
To be considered for this role, you will have demonstrated experience in establishing a strong collegial program of research capable of attracting substantial external funding. You will have demonstrated international leadership in the discipline of management, with a reputation for being an expert in the field (e.g., published in top tier journals) and delivering research excellence through procuring competitive research grants. You will have proven innovative and inspiring scholarship including supervision of high-quality PhD students.
With a flexible attitude and responsiveness to diverse staff needs, you will also be able to consult and liaise confidently with senior-level stakeholders. You will have demonstrable experience liaising with external bodies, both national and international, ensuring compliance with numerous frameworks and policies. As a strong inclusive leader who is receptive to feedback, you will strive towards excellence at all times and continue to maintain our positive culture and morale. With a desire to challenge the status quo in support of School and Department interests, you will be passionate and able to maintain high levels of innovation to promote positive change and process improvement.
We offer you an engaging and dynamic role that includes many opportunities to network with highly motivated colleagues around the globe, as part of a committed and professional team. Our collaborative and supportive environment will offer you many benefits, including a competitive salary and opportunities for training and development. This challenging role will deliver great rewards to the right applicant.
A competitive remuneration package, including employer superannuation contribution of 17%, relocation and travel assistance, removal allowance, salary packaging and generous parental leave. Additionally, Monash offers a range of development programs, support for research study and overseas work, and flexible work arrangements.
Our culture is one that welcomes all and embraces diversity. We are firm believers that our people are our most valuable asset, so we work to grow and diversify the skills and successes of our staff. We invite you to apply to join us as part of our dynamic learning programs and high quality research environment.
Your application must address the selection criteria and we encourage you to keep your application concise. Please refer to “How to apply for Monash Jobs”.
At Monash University, we are committed to being a Child Safe organisation. This position at the University will require the incumbent to hold a valid Working with Children Check.
The successful applicant will need to possess a current valid Police and Finance Check.
We value diversity and aim to build an inclusive environment that respects and embraces differences. We support and encourage applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, and people of all abilities, cultures, sexual orientation, and genders.
Professor Michelle Welsh, Senior Deputy Dean, Faculty Operations, Faculty of Business and Economics, +61 3 9903 2050
Thursday 5 August 2021, 11:55pm AEST
Supporting a diverse workforce
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