REGENT Business School seeks to appoint an Academic Dean. The Academic Dean must be able to provide conceptual and intellectual leadership as well as contribute to overall institutional leadership and strategic direction. She/he must also provide strategic direction for the business education programmes of REGET Business School. The successful candidate will be a renowned academic with a distinguished record in research, community engagement and supervision of postgraduate students. The incumbent will have demonstrated competence in the following key performance areas: • Academic leadership • Strategic planning and administration • Human capital management • Financial management As part of the REGENT Business School executive team, the incumbent will have, a sound understanding of: • Higher education imperatives and challenges in South Africa and in the SADC region • Alignment of graduate capabilities with employer needs • The development of teaching and learning for student success in a national post-school education system • The development of the School’s research profile Duties: *Provide academic and strategic leadership *Spearhead the development and establishment of new programmes *Administer students’ academic needs *Forge partnerships between REGENT Business School and relevant national and international partners *Initiate and provide strategic assistance with fund-raising *Financial Management *Human Resource Management * Contribute to REGENT Business School’s publication profile
Requirements: *A Doctoral degree in a business or management-related discipline *Impressive undergraduate and postgraduate academic experience *A sound research and publication profile, including supervision at postgraduate level *Good communication and networking skills *Excellent computer application skills *Conflict management skills *Leadership, interpersonal and team building skills *Adequate knowledge of the South African higher education landscape and its current developments *A minimum of five years’ managerial experience.
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