Associate Dean for External Relations, Academic Development and Quality Assurance

Ormskirk, Lancashire
Competitive Salary
23 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time


Associate Dean for External Relations, Academic Development and Quality Assurance
Faculty of Health & Social Care

Location: Ormskirk
Salary: Competitive Salary
Post Type: Full Time
Reference: EHM0058-1018

Make a difference, every day, to the lives of our staff and students.

About You 
You will be an excellent project manager with strong networking skills and experience of working with different health professions including medicine. A proven track record in leading research/grant capture is essential as is experience of knowledge transfer and enterprise activity.

To succeed, you will need to have an innovative approach to learning and teaching and a track record of developing pioneering undergraduate & postgraduate education. In return you will join an ambitious University with fantastic facilities and a growing campus.

About the Role 
As a member of the Faculty Senior Leadership Team you will have a shared responsibility for developing and leading the Faculty to ensure its long-term sustainability. Providing visionary leadership, you will assist in the further development of a culture of high performance within the Faculty.

You will provide strategic leadership in the areas of external relations, academic development and quality assurance.  You will further enhance the national and international reputation of the Faculty and University as a strong provider of innovative multi-professional undergraduate & postgraduate education and research which supports the development of all professions working in the field of health and social care. 

You will be committed to research and scholarship and be able to contribute to our research strategy and act as a research leader across the Faculty.  

Working at Edge Hill means working in a distinctly empowering environment, where culture and collaboration are valued above traditional process-driven thinking. This is a workplace where you can really make a difference

As a senior colleague at Edge Hill University you will have access to a generous pension scheme, with optional corporate healthcare and extensive development opportunities.

About Us
“A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

The University will also be one of 3 new free standing medical schools in the North West and will have its first intake to MBChB in September 2020.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact:
Seth Crofts, Pro Vice Chancellor and Dean of Faculty of Health & Social Care at Croftss@edgehill.ac.uk

To apply please visit: https://jobs.edgehill.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?id=1449&forced=1 

Closing Date: Sunday 11 November 2018