Pro Vice-Chancellor, Student Experience

Bristol, United Kingdom
Competitive salary plus benefits
16 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Oct 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Division/School Senior Team
Contract type Open ended contract staff
Working pattern Full time
Salary Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date for applications 14-Oct-2018

The University of Bristol is one of the leading institutions among the UK's Russell Group of universities and is recognised across the world for its research, education and academic excellence. One of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, it was ranked within the top 100 universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2019. The University is home to 18,000 undergraduate students, over 5,000 postgraduate students and almost 7,000 staff, with a total income of £608 million.

The University is committed to providing a highly positive, engaged and rounded experience to each individual student. It is looking to appoint an inaugural Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience who will work closely with the Pro Vice-Chancellor Education and senior academic and professional colleagues as the institution seeks to enhance its services for and engagement with students. The post holder will provide expert strategic advice to the Vice-Chancellor and Board of Trustees on the student experience at Bristol, and lead on the development and implementation of the University Strategy on student engagement, wellbeing, inclusion, resilience, careers and wider student voice matters.

The Pro Vice-Chancellor for Student Experience will be a strategic, service-oriented individual with a comprehensive understanding of the evolving UK higher education sector. The successful candidate will be an academic leader who puts the students at the heart of all they do. This new position requires an individual who is dynamic, bright and passionate about the difference that education makes, and who reflects impact and optimism for every student’s future. They must have a forward-thinking outlook and the courage to try new initiatives. The University of Bristol is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels and in all forms. The University wishes to encourage applications that will continue to strengthen the diversity in its leadership team.
For further information and instructions on how to apply, please visit quoting reference 3719.

The deadline for applications is 11.59pm BST on Sunday the 14th of October 2018.

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.