Confucius Institute for Scotland General Manager Vacancy

01 May 2019

Confucius-Institute-Logos -300wThe Confucius Institute for Scotland (CIS) in the University of Edinburgh is a national centre to promote educational, economic, and cultural ties between Scotland and China. Set up with Sino-Scottish Government backing and partnered with Fudan University in Shanghai, the centre was established under an initiative taken by Hanban – the Chinese Government department responsible for promotion of Chinese language overseas.
Accountable to the Director of Professional Services and Confucius Institute Director, the General Manager is responsible for finance, operations, marketing, staff, as well as originating the Institute’s extensive and varied programme of events and external partnerships of national and city wide agencies. This is a senior position, where the postholder is expected to represent the Institute, which may require international travel, and will include attending evening or weekend events as required.
The position is pivotal to management, continuity and leadership within the Institute. This is a full time (35 hours per week), open ended post.
Salary: £40,792 to £48,677 per annum.
Informal queries are welcome and may be addressed to Professor Natascha Gentz. Institute Director, at
The closing date for receipt of applications is no later than 5.00pm (GMT) 21st May 2019. It is expected that interviews will take place in early June 2019 - date to be confirmed.
Further information and details on how to apply can be found at the following link: