Associate Head of School Recruitment and Marketing
Application closing date 18/04/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Engineering, Environment & Computing
Salary £50,141 to £62,558 per annum
Package As one of Coventry's biggest employers, we offer some pretty impressive benefits including an excellent pension scheme and generous holiday allowances.
Job category/type Academic
Reporting to the Head of School and liaising with relevant internal and external stakeholders, you will have specific responsibility for developing the Recruitment, Marketing and Communication agenda across the School, leading on the School student recruitment plan for home, EU and overseas markets. You will ensure portfolio objectives are understood and applied effectively in fulfilment of the University's Mission Statement and Corporate Plan.
Alongside the Head of School, you will determine and communicate student recruitment projections in line with Faculty plans and the Corporate Plan. This will involve close liaison with the Recruitment Admissions Office, International Office, Marketing and Communications, Alumni, Planning, and the Centre for Global Engagement.
You will work closely with Marketing and Communications and fellow Associate Heads of School to creatively develop the marketing profile and School brand. You will play a lead in the identification of future course offerings and opportunities and, on a practical basis, will collaborate with Marketing and Communications to ensure web information is accurate and expertly presented.
The organisation and running of open days will be one of your critical responsibilities as will engagement in clearing; marketing and communications activity and the use of social media. We will look to you to help use the School's own staff to maximise media impact (broadcast, print and social).
Alumni development is an important element in the university strategy and you will be asked to engage in associated activities such as publications, the promotion of success stories, social media, and alumni events. This will involve you closely with the Development and Alumni Relations and Marketing Communications teams.
Each Associate Head of School post embraces two distinct aspects; a portfolio-focused element and an academic role at Associate Professor level (or above). Our intention is that you should contribute significantly in both capacities and develop your potential for advancement within the University. Internal candidates will be given a 4 year secondement to the Associate Head of School Position and retain their current substantive position, External candidates will be given a substantive Associate Professor position and a 4 year secondment to the Associate Head Role.
You will be expected to have a PhD together with experience in a relevant subject area (or an equivalent level of professional experience and a relevant Postgraduate degree) alongside a record of academic excellence and of delivering an innovative, student-centered curriculum.