MBA Director - Canberra Business School

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    University of Canberra 11 Kirinari St
    Canberra, ACT, Australia Phone: 02) 6201 5111
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Bruce, ACT 


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Job Description:

• Key Leadership role
• UC Level E $189,404.00 +17% Super
• Full-Time, continuing contract

The University of Canberra is a dynamic university with great ambition. The University partners with government, business and industry locally and internationally to challenge the status quo through the pursuit of best practice in teaching, learning and research. UC’s place-based identity ensures that it exists to serve Australia’s capital community and its surrounding region with a strong impact on the nation. The university’s continued success has resulted in UC being recognised as number one in the world for our activities aimed at reducing inequalities in the Times Higher Education (THE) Impact Rankings (2021), and as Australia’s fastest rising university and one of the fastest rising in the world in the most recent QS Rankings, 2021.

The University of Canberra is seeking to appoint a strategic and innovative leader with extensive experience either in or, in partnership with, industry, a proven ability to lead diverse teams across disciplines and the commercial and academic nous to grow the scale and reputation of the MBA programs.

The MBA Director is a member of Faculty Executive, the principal leadership body for the Faculty. Working closely with the Executive Dean, Head of the Canberra Business School, the Associate Dean (Partnerships & Engagement) and Associate Dean (Education), the MBA Director is a key strategic role within the Canberra Business School and Faculty.

We are looking for an innovative business leader, with experience in academia, private enterprise and/or public service in Australia and beyond. We seek a strategic, collegial, and strong decision maker who is looking to provide dynamic and innovative leadership of our flagship MBA programs.

The University offers excellent conditions and benefits such as flexible, family-friendly policies, on site gym, on site medical services, a supermarket and childcare facilities.

UC’s Strategic Plan 2018-2022 sets a goal to be the national sector leader in equity, diversity, inclusion and access, and the ambitious goals of our Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Strategic Plan are designed to ensure that our Indigenous students and staff flourish in a welcoming and culturally safe environment. UC encourages applications from Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, people with disabilities and people from culturally diverse groups.

To be considered for this position your application must include your resume demonstrating your skills and experience in line with the key capabilities outlined in the position description.

If you are initially shortlisted, you may be asked to complete an online one-way video interview through a platform called Sonru. There will be a list of pre-set questions that will need to be answered within a stipulated time.

Working Rights: Applicants who wish to apply for this position should have valid working rights or eligibility to obtain a work visa for Australia.

To discuss how your skills and experience align with this opportunity and find out more call or email Wendy Lacey, Executive Dean, Business Government and Law on 0438 151 800 or

Recruitment and application questions: please contact the UC Talent team on 02 6206 3867 or email

Closing Date: 11.55pm, Monday 4th October 2021



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