- Job Summary:
The Deans primary role is to lead and manage the academic and academic administrative functions of Regenesys Business School globally. The role is a line management role with staff leadership and operational management as core focus areas.
Position in Organisation:
Reports to: Executive Dean and Chief Academic Officer
Work Location: Mumbai / South Africa / Nigeria
The effective and efficient delivery of the academic quality and academic administrative functions of Regenesys Business School globally.
Main relationships: Liaises internally with faculty, management and support functions. Liaises externally with students, clients, quality assurance and regulatory bodies and alumni.
Duties and Key Responsibilities
Faculty leadership (recruitment, management and development)
High level student correspondence and communication with relevant stakeholders
Student public relations driving and providing face to face contact with students
Overseeing all administrative, including the Registrars functions, inter-alia, registrations, database currency and accuracy, availability and distribution of study material, facilitator presence and evaluation forms, student portal management, student queries, graduations, assessment activities, examinations, student drop outs and general administrative requirements, etc.
Overseeing student support activities (e.g. additional workshops, Summer and Winter school etc)
Driving a customer centric culture and the Regenesys magic experience.
Overseeing the allocation of facilitators, tutors and markers as required, coupled with academic integrity
Ensure the highest level of academic quality and integrity across all programmes
Proposals for new programme development
Regularly review and effectively manage academic risks
Facilitation at a senior level for MBA classes and at corporate clients
Publish articles in reputable academic journals
Qualifications and experience:
An appropriate Doctoral degree in the field of Management and Leadership Development
At least 10 years senior academic management experience demonstrating the ability to manage the faculty and to take the lead academically
An understanding of the South African higher education landscape and the relevant legislation (preferable)
A seasoned researcher and a track record of credible publications.
Strong leadership and management skills, able to motivate and engage with staff, offers opinion and direction
Reliable and dependable, able to drive tasks and projects to completion
Demonstrates initiative to take on responsibilities and challenges and to introduce enhancements into the departments
Innovative, adaptable and flexible to change
Demonstrates integrity and strong ethics
Excellent English communication skills
Willing to attend functions internally and externally (e.g. Inductions, courtesy visits to classes, corporates, etc.), even if these are outside official working hours
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