- Full Time
Thank you for your interest in joining the University of Gloucestershire as Deputy Vice-Chancellor (DVC).
At the University of Gloucestershire, we are dedicated to the wellbeing of our students and our community. We aspire to enable every student to achieve their full potential, through outstanding support for their learning and by giving them a broad and rich experience which prepares them well for rewarding lives and successful careers.
We pride ourselves on being an academic community which values positive human relationships, promoting belonging, and supporting individuals to flourish. In challenging times for the university sector, we continue to thrive, achieving real progress and success in student recruitment and satisfaction, graduate employment, a growing portfolio of high quality applied research, and community impact.
The Deputy Vice-Chancellor works closely with the Vice-Chancellor and is a key member of the University’s executive committee. The DVC provides leadership for the strategic direction and operational planning for all academic activities, including the successful development and delivery of the academic portfolio across the University. The DVC manages and supports the Heads of our eight Academic Schools and works with colleagues to support successful student recruitment, the delivery of excellent teaching and learning, an outstanding student experience, and strong graduate outcomes, as well as research and community impact. This role has a wide reach and scope, playing a leading part in shaping the overall academic endeavour and direction of the University, as well as acting as an ambassador and champion for the institution, working with external partners.
We are looking for someone who can engage, motivate and inspire a wide range of colleagues and partners, bringing creativity, ambition and energy to the role. You will need credible academic standing, with a successful track record of leadership, planning and resource management in an academic institution. You will be committed to delivering the highest quality of teaching and learning for students, building on the distinctive character and strengths of the University. You will value the role the University plays in promoting the wellbeing of our communities, and have the personal qualities, drive and enthusiasm to advance the mission of the University of Gloucestershire.
The University is committed to advancing equality, diversity and inclusion.
We encourage applications from all suitable candidates, particularly individuals from under-represented communities.
If you are interested in developing your career at a forward-thinking, ambitious university with a real commitment to our students and our community, we look forward to hearing from you.
For further details, including a job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4859.
Applications will close at 17:00 GMT on Sunday 29th November 2020.
Salary: Commensurate with experience
Location: Park Campus, Cheltenham
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