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May 23, 2013

Job: International Academic Recruitment Director Higher School of Economics in Moscow


The Higher School of Economics (the HSE http://www.hse.ru/en/) is seeking
an innovative, collegial leader as the International Academic Recruitment
Director. The Director serves on the School’s leadership team and works
with the President, the provosts and the deans to carry out the mission of
the university. The Director represents the university to external
constituencies in a manner determined by the President. Based in Moscow,
Russia, the International Academic Recruitment Director, will be
responsible for developing and implementing strategies to recruit
professoriate for the HSE from throughout the world.

Position Responsibilities:

¾ Elaboration of the international academic search and recruitment
procedures (tenure-track positions, tenured and senior positions, postdoc

¾ Organization of assessment for those hired via international recruitment

¾ Coordination of the International Academic Mobility program

¾ Organization of mentoring programs for international academic staff

¾ Assessment of international recruitment and retention programs
efficiency (in general and for each academic department individually), new
programs organization and the already existing programs improvement

¾ Head the International Academic Recruitment Centre (currently 2
employers),elaborate and implement the Centre HR policy, academic
search, recruitment and motivation strategies

¾ Coordination of the Centre events (including the annual international
conference HSE-NES (New Economic School)


§ Strong leadership skills

§ PhD from a foreign university or an equivalent degree from a Russian
University is an advantage

§ Academic and/or administrative experience in working for an
international/foreign university

§ Knowledge of Russian culture peculiarities

§ Knowledge of Russian tertiary education system or ability to quickly
study the necessary information on the topic

§ English language – fluent/native.

§ Outstanding presentation skills

§ Positive proactive approach to problem-solving

§ Articulated desire to be a part of HSE team

§ Trouble-shooting abilities

The HSE was founded on November 27th, 1992, by an Ordinance of the RF
Government. Currently the HSE is one of the leading research universities
in Russia. Over 20,000 students, 3930 master's, and 587 doctoral students
are studying at the HSE. As per October 1st, 2012, 14,715 are studying at
the HSE in Moscow. The HSE has 3 regional branches: St. Petersburg, Nizhny
Novgorod and Perm. As per October 1st, 2012, the HSE faculty includes
1,615 professors and 673 researchers.

Please forward your CV to Elena Chernyshkova at

Posted by sarayu at May 23, 2013 01:12 PM