Entrepreneurial Dean (India)

Job Summary:

The Entrepreneurial Deans primary role is to lead, manage academic administrative functions of Regenesys Business School globally and also have a background in business development to drive the student recruitment for the business. The role is a line management role with staff leadership and operational management as core focus areas.

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 Registrar’s 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 programs
  • 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
  • Participate in addressing faculty grievances;
  • Develop sales opportunities by researching and identifying potential accounts
  • Contacting potential clients to establish rapport and arrange meetings.
  • Planning and overseeing new marketing initiatives.
  • Researching organizations and individuals to find new opportunities.
  • Increasing the value of current customers while attracting new ones.
  • Finding and developing new markets and improving sales.
  • Attending conferences, meetings, and industry events.
  • Developing goals for the development team and business growth and ensuring they are met.

 

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.

 

Personal Attributes:

  • 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