Deputy Dean - Faculty of Technology

Leicester, Leicestershire (GB)
Monday, 18 March 2019
End of advertisement period
Tuesday, 16 April 2019
Academic Discipline
Engineering & Technology
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Dean

De Montfort University (DMU)

Faculty of Technology

Ref. T-60631118-05

Salary: Grade S3

Permanent, Full-time


De Montfort University (DMU) is an ambitious, globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering quality teaching and learning, and a campus-wide focus on providing a sector-leading student experience. We are a culturally rich university with strong commitment to the public good, providing a stimulating and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. The university is a vibrant, multicultural hub of learning, creativity and innovation that never surrenders to convention. Our success is built on a fantastic student experience coupled with award-winning teaching and world-class facilities that help students develop the skills and attitudes employers demand.

Our Gold award in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) is testament to our consistently outstanding teaching and learning excellence to enable an environment where students can thrive and take this into their careers. We are proud of our achievements in the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and Media and look to make a further senior appointment to support the PVC/Dean in our journey.

Faculty / Directorate

The faculty is home to a diverse range of courses across three specialist schools, The School of Computer Science and Informatics, School of Engineering and Sustainable Development, and the Leicester Media School. Our courses are taught by experienced academics in professional facilities equipped with cutting-edge technology equipping students with the skills and specialist knowledge to solve real-world problems.


The ideal candidate will work closely with the PVC/Dean on the leadership of the Faculty including defining the strategic direction and ensuring strategic development. They will oversee the day to day operational management of the Faculty in the absence of the PVC/Dean, including workforce planning, business risk management, budgetary control and student number planning. They will be a key player in the development and implementation of strategic planning and policy development across the whole Faculty as a member of the Faculty Executive team.

Salary to be determined by the Vice-Chancellor.

Ideal Candidate

We are seeking to appoint an individual whose ambition matches ours.

With a proven track record in academic leadership, you will have a keen appreciation of the current trends within the sector and the managerial wherewithal to span the exciting range of duties that this role entails. Your substantive background will be in one of the disciplines represented within the faculty, yet you will have the interest and empathy to be credible across all disciplines. Finally, you will share DMU’s passion to provide outstanding and inclusive outcomes for all of its students and staff.

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Closing Date: 16th April 2019.