Massey University has an unprecedented combination of academic excellence, entrepreneurial energy and broad access. Our University is a single, unified institution comprising three differentiated campuses and distance delivery that positively impacts on the creative, economic, social, scientific, cultural and environmental health of the communities it serves. Massey University is consistently rated as one of New Zealand’s most attractive employers in the annual Randstad awards; ranked 12th in the recent 2018 Randstad NZ awards for the top attractive employer.
Massey Business School is one of New Zealand’s (NZ) leading and largest business schools, and is ranked in the top 2% business schools globally. We are accredited by AACSB, AMBA (the Association of MBAs), and are a CFA® partner school, and in 2017, we were ranked in the world’s top 150 internationally in Finance & Accounting and top 250 in Economics in the QS rankings. In 2018, our subject areas in Finance and Business Administration were ranked No. 1 in NZ by Shanghai Rankings. The School’s strategic priorities are Thriving Work Environment, Impactful Research, Teaching & Learning Excellence, Engaged Stakeholders, Responsible Citizenship, Globally Capable Staff and Students, and Diversified Revenue Streams. The School has a positive culture that enables scholars to thrive in their teaching, research and professional service, including engagement with industry.
The Head of School of Economics and Finance will provide effective academic leadership and management, within the strategic framework of Massey Business School and wider University. You will be a dynamic, innovative and effective academic leader, who possesses a clear and compelling vision to shape the future direction, academic development and research achievements of the School. Proven management and financial planning skills, along with superior human resource management abilities, are also essential for this role. This role will offer you an outstanding opportunity to further develop a well-established and internationally recognised School, with the flexibility to be based in either the Auckland campus in Albany, or the Manawatu campus in Palmerston North.
Appointment will be on a permanent (tenured) basis, with the role as Head of School being an initial term of five years, after which time a further term may be available. Preference is for candidates appointable at Professorial level, although Associate Professor may be considered for the right candidate.
Applications close on 28 October 2018.
Further enquiries should be directed to:
Preeti Mathew Verma
Staff Recruitment & HR Advisor
+64 9 2127037