Director of Academic Enhancement

22 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Academic Enhancement

Who are we?

The University of Law (ULaw) is one of the UK’s largest law schools. With an impressive history going back to 1876, we employ circa 700 staff and have over 9000 students studying on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes – which are also delivered through our dedicated business school. ULaw has an outstanding reputation as a full service legal and educational training specialist, operating from eleven campuses throughout England with additional global reach through online and face to face provision.

Building on unprecedented growth and success across all areas of the portfolio, as recognised by our TEF Gold status, we continue to have exciting and ambitious plans for expansion and diversification.

What are we looking for?

Reporting directly to the PVC Academic Development, you will be responsible for the leadership of academic enhancement and teaching excellence in the University. This includes oversight of the Teaching Excellence Framework submission(s), the delivery of a sector-leading Learning and Teaching strategy, strategic leadership of the University’s research activities and development of internal, academic-enhancing programmes for our staff.

The post holder will maintain a high academic profile within the University and externally, ensuring the engagement and participation of staff in national and international legal sector fora.

We offer an excellent range of benefits including 30 days annual leave, private medical insurance scheme, life assurance, contributory pension scheme and ongoing professional development.

Please visit our website for a full job description and person specification.  To apply, please submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae to along with a covering letter setting out your interest in the role, details of how you match the required criteria and current remuneration package. Please include the names and addresses of two referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion prior to application, please email Marie Dunne, Executive Assistant – Academic Development

No agencies please.

Some posts within the University are subject to a DBS check - you will be notified of this during the application process.

The University of Law is committed to the equality of opportunity. Please note that for non-EU applicants, we are not able to provide a certificate of sponsorship/visa for this job.

  • Type – Permanent, Full Time
  • Location – Flexible across our locations
  • Salary – Highly competitive with excellent benefits
  • Closing date – Monday 10 December 2018 at 12:00pm
  • Interview date – Monday 17 December 2018