DIRECTOR

Employer
Indian Institute of Management - Calcutta
Location
India
Salary
Salary Not specified
Posted
Mar 10, 2021
Employment Level
Executive
Employment Type
Full Time

Indian Institute of Management Calcutta (IIMC) is a premiere business school in India. It was the first Indian Institute of Management to be established in 1961. Over the years, IIMC has grown into a mature institution with global reputation, imparting high quality management education. It has been playing a pioneering role in professionalizing Indian management through its Post Graduate and Doctoral level programs, Executive Training Programs, Research and Consulting Activities.

The Vision of the Institute is: “To be an international centre of excellence in all aspects of management education”. The Mission is: “The mission of the Institute is to develop innovative and ethical future leaders capable         of managing change and transformation in a globally competitive environment and to advance the theory and practice of management”. IIMC is one of the Asia's finest Business Schools and the triple accredited business school in India (one among 100 Business Schools around the world and among 14 in Asia which are accredited by the three globally recognized B-school accreditation associations: AACSB, AMBA and EQUIS). Its strong ties to the business community act as a catalyst for professional management practices in Indian organizations. Today, IIMC attracts the best talent in India - a melting pot of academia, industry and research. The best and brightest young men and women pursue its academic programs.      

IIMC seeks to appoint a Director to lead the institution in maintaining and extending its leadership edge among peers and building higher visibility globally through greater collaboration with academia and industry. The individual is expected to provide strong academic leadership so that the Institute is recognized for its excellence in management research and education; as a significant contributor to the "nation building effort" and the making of policy at the National level. The candidate should be a person with eminent academic credentials, with proven experience in academic administration, fund raising and institution building. Especially in light of the autonomy resulting from the IIM Act, the individual will also be responsible for fund raising and creating endowment. The candidate should have the capability of providing leadership to build on IIMC’s strong foundation and track record and take it to the next level in line with its mission and vision.

The applicant shall be a distinguished academic with Ph.D. or equivalent having at least fifteen years teaching or research experience and shall have worked as a full Professor at a reputed institution for at least seven years; or shall have industry experience at a higher level for at least fifteen years. The candidate shall be an Indian Citizen or an Overseas Citizen of India (OCI). The age of applicant for the post of Director shall not be more than sixty years as on first day of January of the year of advertisement for the post. The appointment will be guided by the IIM Act 2017. The candidate appointed as Director shall hold office for the tenure of appointment on a contract basis for a period of 5 (five) years or till he or she completes the age of sixty five years, whichever is earlier.

Those interested should send their CV to: SCSC-2021@iimcal.ac.in and also post/courier a copy to Chairperson, Search Cum Selection Committee, Indian Institute of Management Calcutta, Joka, Diamond Harbour Road, Kolkata 700104. All applications must reach the Search Cum Selection Committee, by email and regular mail on or before 30 April 2021.