The University of Manchester invites applications for a professional Manager to run the Manchester China Institute (MCI), which promotes excellence in research, teaching, and programming about China across the University. The MCI Manager will work closely with the MCI Director to establish MCI as a global leader in China studies, with an emphasis on promoting mutual understanding in UK-China relations.
You must have the ability to think strategically, set objectives, and priorities. You must be able to lead academic and professional staff, and represent MCI in public settings. You should have excellent written and interpersonal communication skills, and project management, marketing, IT, social media, and web content management skills. You should be able to think creatively and work independently.
The University of Manchester is a QS global top 30 university which prides itself in its societal impact—ranked best in Europe. It is home to 6,000 Chinese students—the most in Europe. Manchester itself boasts the second largest Chinese community in the UK, and vibrant music and arts scenes.
As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies
Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:
Name: Alison Wilson
Tel: 0161 275 4749
Tel: 0161 275 4499
Tel: 0161 850 2004
This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date.
Please see link below for the Further Particulars document which contains the person specification criteria that you should address in your application.