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School/CompanyLa Trobe University
Job TitleDean, La Trobe Business School
AddressPlenty Rd & Kingsbury Drive
Job categoryAcademic
Career level[not specified]
Desired education levelDoctorate or PhD
Job typeFull-Time
Career ProgressionFull-time, Fixed Term role, 5 years
Job description

Dean – La Trobe Business School

  • Full-time, Fixed Term role, 5 years
  • Located at Melbourne (Bundoora) Campus
  • ESMC2 Classification

About the position

The Dean is a key leadership position within the University and is accountable to the College Provost for the strategic management and performance of the School’s teaching, research and engagement activities.  You will lead the School’s staff and manages resources to achieve objectives aligned with the University’s Strategic Plan and priorities, and the College’s plan.

About the School

The School is accredited by the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB) International, the highest standard for business schools worldwide. Additionally, the School’s MBA program is accredited by the European Foundation for Management Development (EFMD).

The School is made up of three departments, Accounting and Data Analytics; Economics, Finance and Marketing; and Management, Sport and Tourism. Its specialist research centres include the Centre for Sport and Social Impact and the Centre for Data Analytics and Cognition.

About the role

  • Establish a distinctive vision for the School and lead development and implementation of the School’s strategy and business plans to achieve that vision
  • Actively represent, advocate for and promote the School internally and externally
  • Ensure highest standards of quality in teaching and learning and student experience
  • Drive innovation in the School’s portfolio of award and non-award courses and subjects
  • Build research partnerships with industry and government
  • Grow global partnerships and attract international students including research students
  • Drive sustained and significant research performance and strong research culture
  • Provide engaging and inspiring leadership to the School staff
  • Hold accountability for the School’s budget and resources
  • Generate new income sources and oversee the School’s portfolio of educational partnerships

Skills and Experience

To be considered for this position, you will have:

  • a doctoral qualification or equivalent in a related relevant discipline and an outstanding record of scholarly activity encompassing a substantial publication record, national and international research profile/collaborations and external research funding.
  • demonstrated capacity to lead and manage academic and administrative staff groups, research and course offerings, in a complex organisation.
  • the ability to lead and manage the School’s performance in areas of teaching, planning and research, planning, finance and people management.
  • the ability to work effectively with stakeholders and colleagues across divisions to meet regulatory and policy requirements and to achieve continuous improvement in University operations.

Please refer to the Position Description (in the body of the booklet) for other duties, skills and experience required for this position.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005. If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement

Please click on this link for a full list of Benefits

How to apply
Closing date: Sunday, 8th August 2021by 11.59pm AEST.


Position Description & Booklet:

Download File Dean LBS - PD - Booklet.doc

Position Enquiries: Peter Andreopoulos, Senior Manager Recruitment +61 3 9479 6305 


La Trobe University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

For further enquiries on how to apply for this role, please contact HR Assist on +61 3 9479 1234.

La Trobe is proud to be a member of the SAGE Athena SWAN program to advance gender equality in academia.

All La Trobe University employees are bound by the Working with Children Act 2005.  If you are successful, you will be required to hold a valid Victorian Employee Working with Children Check prior to commencement.  If you hold a VIT Certificate, this is considered equivalent.


First Advertised:09/7/2021

Closing Date:08/8/2021

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Expiry date2021/08/08