Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) 

York, North Yorkshire (GB)
17 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) 
Competitive salary

As a Stonewall Top 100 Employer York St John University is committed to equality and diversity and we actively encourage applications from underrepresented groups, particularly those from Black Minority Ethnic backgrounds.

Situated right in the heart of the vibrant, historic city of York, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished education provider, with 2016 marking our 175th anniversary.  As a fast growing University, our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environment, our professional and pastoral support, and our values based approach. 

As a key member of the Vice Chancellor’s Executive Board, the successful applicant will play a major role in the strategic leadership and management of the University and share in the development and delivery of the University’s key strategic priorities.  As the Executive lead for the University’s subject portfolio and curriculum development, the Deputy Vice Chancellor (Academic) will foster collegiality and ensure the delivery of excellence through the University’s inclusive approaches to learning, teaching and assessment.  

As our ideal candidate, you will be a collaborative leader committed to advancing the University with the ability to initiate and lead the development of new and creative approaches.  You will be able to demonstrate outstanding academic achievement including a strong track record of personal research and significant experience of learning and teaching, academic quality and of enhancing the student experience.  As a successful leader, you will bring experience of delivering strategic initiatives and a detailed understanding of developments in the higher education sector.

Key to your success will be your excellent interpersonal skills, ability to motivate, influence and inspire others, and commitment to equality, diversity and widening access to higher education. With competitive salary and benefits, appointment with the title of Professor will be available if the successful candidate meets the required criteria.

For further information and to complete an on-line application please visit our web site www.yorksj.ac.uk/vacancies or to discuss the opportunity contact our retained advisors at Minerva at yorksj@minervasearch.com

Please note that Curriculum Vitaes are not accepted in place of the application form.