MBA Programme Director

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7101489 (Ref.No. LUBSC1612)
Posted: June 7, 2022

Job Description

Are you an experienced academic looking for a challenging new senior leadership position? Are you passionate about delivering an exceptional student experience in an international and interdisciplinary context?

We are seeking to appoint a highly motivated academic colleague with a strong track record of leading postgraduate programmes to support the future of the MBA portfolio at Leeds University Business School. Building on our established and successful full-time MBA, we are seeking to appoint a creative, innovative candidate who can support Leeds University Business School in both enhancing its existing MBA offering to attract the brightest talent from across the world, and developing additional MBA propositions to grow a portfolio of MBA programmes that meet market needs. 

Candidates should bring with them enthusiasm, passion, and experience in designing, developing, and delivering high-quality postgraduate programmes in a leading business school.  Ideally, you will have experience of delivering to an MBA audience and will be familiar with the competitive, international business school environment.   

You will need to demonstrate a sustained record of academic leadership at postgraduate programme level and a proven ability to translate rigorous knowledge into practical application.  These skills will have been built upon experience in research and/or consultancy in supporting an ability to combine knowledge development, analytical skills, and your role in driving organisations forward practically.  

The role will report to the Deputy Dean and you will be member of an academic department aligning with your disciplinary background. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Edgar Meyer, Deputy Dean – Leeds University Business School
Email: [email protected]


Professor Julia Bennell, Executive Dean – Leeds University Business School
Email: [email protected] 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9 to Grade 10
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Monday 06 June 2022
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 July 2022
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  LUBSC1612

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