Head of Cluster Administration

London (Central), London (Greater) (GB)
Grade 8, £56,059- £64,405 per annum inclusive of £3,500 London Weighting Allowance per annum
Sep 24, 2019
End of advertisement period
Oct 23, 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

This is an exciting time to be joining the Faculty of Arts & Humanities at King’s College London. The Faculty, ranked 6th in Europe (QS World University Rankings 2018), is one of the most prestigious of its kind, and offers undergraduate degrees, postgraduate masters and research opportunities covering a broad range of disciplines across fourteen academic departments. In the 2014 Research Excellence Framework, 99% of the Faculty’s research was judged as having outstanding (4*) and very significant (3*) impact.

The Head of Cluster Administration is the most senior professional services position within the Arts & Humanities clusters (Arts / Languages & Literatures / Humanities). The Head of Cluster Administration ensures that the academic endeavour is strengthened by excellent professional services provision.

They are an integral member of the Faculty Executive Team, Faculty Board, and the Professional Services Leadership Team. Through this wide committee membership, they work closely with the Executive Dean and academic Vice Deans, the Faculty Operating Officer, other Heads of Cluster Administration, and professional services leads.  The postholder works in partnership with the Academic Cluster Vice Dean on all aspects of strategic planning, strategy and policy development

You will have experience of managing the administration of an academic unit, and the proven ability to build networks with colleagues across the Faculty and the wider College. You will also have proven excellent communication, problem solving, and influencing skills at all levels, and experience of change management, and leading teams through that process.

The Faculty actively supports the development of a respectful, positive and supportive culture, which sustains excellence and fosters growth, both for individuals and for the Faculty’s professional services as a whole. We are committed to supporting our staff in a range of ways from considering flexible working and job share arrangements, to facilitating and encouraging continuing professional development activities.

The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation.