Free open Job in Australasia Head of School Economics, Finance & Marketing at RMIT University

  • Entrepreneurial leadership opportunity
  • International scope

RMIT is a global University of technology, design and enterprise, focussed on creating solutions that transform the future for the benefit of people and their environments. The College of Business is one of the largest business schools in the Asia Pacific region and delivers industry-engaged education and applied research that spark ambition and new perspectives. Attracting over 31,000 students, programs are delivered in Melbourne, Vietnam, and via significant teaching partnerships in Singapore, China and Indonesia. Through RMIT Online the College offers a range of Undergraduate and Postgraduate programs.    

The College has an annual budget of approximately $200 million, employs over 600 continuing and fixed term staff and delivers programs to approximately 31,000 students.  

This is an outstanding opportunity for an inspirational and entrepreneurial leader, who has a solid track record in one of the disciplines of finance, economics or marketing, to provide leadership and foster excellence in research, teaching, industry engagement and professional activities within the School, College, University and the community.

Reporting to the PVC (Business) & Vice President, the Head of School will provide academic leadership across the three disciplines of the School as well as contributing as an active member of the College Executive. The Head will ensure the provision of a quality learning and research environment, foster a culture of collaboration and innovation across the School, College and wider University and pursue opportunities for industry partnerships both domestically and internationally.

With a PhD in a relevant discipline and a record of achievement in research and publication that meets the University’s Professorial criteria, the appointee will demonstrate the ability to develop and implement successful vision and business plans for the School, which align with the College and University strategic plans. Professional standing in an area relevant to the School and capacity to build and foster demand for industry-relevant programs will be critical along with a demonstrated capacity to lead change.

RMIT is strongly committed to increasing the opportunities for women; the University encourages women to apply for this role.

Closing Date: 31 August 2018

To apply, please submit your application to Debbie Dickinson at 

 PD Head of School EFM.pdf

For a confidential discussion contact:

Brenda Gibbons at (for Australia, New Zealand, Asia and North America)

Or Sean Gillen at (for the UK, Ireland and Europe)