Deadline: Immediate Opening
Date Posted: November 25, 2015
Salary: Competitive and Commensurate with Qualifications
Employment Type: Full-time
Zhejiang Normal University is one of the five Key Universities in Zhejiang Province, one of the most economically developed provinces in China. The main campus is located in the city of Jinhua, about two hours south of Shanghai via high-speed train. The University was established in 1956 and currently has an enrolment of over 30,000 Chinese and 1,000 international undergraduate and graduate students. It is a research and teaching university with various rankings within the top 100 among China’s 2,000+ universities.
Zhejiang Normal University currently has three regional campuses. The Yiwu International College of Zhejiang Normal University is its fourth campus, located in Yiwu City which has the world's largest market with 60,000 stores and the world's largest small commodity distribution center. The College is in its preparatory phase to be launched as an open, inclusive, distinctive business-related school with international trade, e-commerce, software engineering, mechanical engineering, industrial design and biological and life sciences disciplines.
The Yiwu International College seeks a visionary leader for the position of the inaugural Dean. The successful candidate will be an inspiring individual who is responsible to manage the overall academic and administrative work of the College, including budget, personnel, and planning matters.
Providing visionary leadership to advance the College's mission, vision and strategic plan，and raising the College’s profile domestically and internationally
Overseeing and guiding the development, coordination, delivery, and supervision of programs, courses and degree offerings in the College
Promoting instructional innovation and academic sustainability
Guiding in the process of hiring, evaluating, developing, and retaining faculty and staff
Establishing, maintaining, and promoting collaborative relations with the faculty and staff, different levels of government, the corporate sector and other universities and research institutes at home and abroad
An earned doctorate in business or a field related to the disciplines of the College
Proven record of successful academic research and teaching in the capacity of a tenured associate or full professor; priority will be given to renowned scholars
Demonstrated administrative leadership in large and complex academic organizations as Dean or Associate Dean, possessed of a strong communication and interpersonal capabilities to enable collaboration across the campus, with our alumni, and with international networks
A strong commitment to scholarship, academic excellence and diversity with international exposure in research, teaching, projects, consulting, public engagement and outreach activities.
Salary and Benefits
The four-year appointment is renewable based upon satisfactory accomplishment of objectives as outlined in the contract. Salary is competitive and commensurate with qualifications. Attractive fringe benefits are offered.
Consideration of candidates will begin immediate. Applications should include a cover letter; a photocopy of passport; curriculum vitae; evidence of achievements; three reference letters from well-known experts in related field. All documents should be sent through email first and then snail mail to:
Human Resources Office
Zhejiang Normal University
Jinhua, Zhejiang 321004 China
We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status or any other characteristics protected by law.