Head of School of Strategy and Leadership

Coventry, United Kingdom
17 May 2019
End of advertisement period
06 Jun 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date 06/06/2019
Faculty / School or Service Faculty of Business & Law
Job category/type Academic

Job description

Coventry University is a large, dynamic and modern University with a reputation for innovative teaching, research with impact, and partnerships with business and industry leaders that make a global difference. Currently ranked no. 13 in the UK (Guardian University Guide 2019) and University of the Year for Student Experience (Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2019), the University works with more than 43,000 students who benefit from state-of-the-art equipment and facilities across a breadth of academic disciplines - from health, business, law, and performing arts, to industrial design, engineering, and computing.

The School of Strategy and Leadership sits in the Faculty of Business and Law, one of the most successful parts of the University, providing a world-class education that offers a unique combination of theoretical knowledge and hands-on industry experience. The Faculty is continuing to experience growth at home and abroad through its international partnerships. Within the Faculty, the School of Strategy and Leadership has seen the highest level of growth in recent years and is expanding its staff base.

The Faculty of Business and Law is looking to appoint a Head of School for its Strategy and Leadership School. This role will provide strategic direction, academic and discipline/subject leadership, and line management for senior staff within the School. Reporting directly to the Academic Dean, the post holder will be responsible for the continued development, growth and financial sustainability of the School's portfolio, as well as developing and building a national and international profile for the School and its subjects, furthering growth whilst enhancing the quality of provision. Further to leading the School, the post holder will be an active and engaged member of the Faculty Leadership Team, facilitating a positive and productive relationship between School and Faculty in furtherance of the Corporate Plan objectives.

Coventry University is being assisted in this appointment process by the executive search firm Propel Exec. Applications should consist of an up-to-date CV and a Cover Letter. To apply or find our more, contact Cindy Gilicze at: Candidates should be aware that an appointment will be made subject to receipt of satisfactory references. The appointed candidate will be offered a salary that is commensurate with their experience and the seniority of their new role.

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