Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Education and Student Experience

Plymouth, Devon (GB)
29 Nov 2021
End of advertisement period
30 Nov 2021
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Plymouth

Deputy Vice-Chancellor - Education and Student Experience

Competitive package

At the University of Plymouth, we have a proud 150-year heritage and a sustained legacy of success. We are an international university that advances knowledge and transforms lives. We are achieving continued positive uplifts in all major League Tables and significant rises in the World University Rankings. We have a current £170m campus development programme and a very strong financial platform. 

We have embarked upon a ten-year strategy – ‘University 2030: A Future of Excellence’. This transformational journey will maximise our current core strengths, including our leading research and teaching, our facilities, our location, the history and priorities of our city and region, and our strong partnerships with research organisations and with the public sector and businesses - locally, nationally and beyond.

As part of this ambitious journey, we are now seeking to recruit a new Deputy Vice-Chancellor – Education and Student Experience. Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, the successful candidate will provide institution-wide strategic leadership and delivery to further enhance the whole life cycle of our student journey; driving exciting improvements in education to ensure an outstanding student experience that transforms lives.

Ideal candidates for this important senior role will be proven deliverers of a culture of excellent educational performance and continual improvement, with highly developed collaboration and team working skills and an action-orientated approach to achieving success. This will be underpinned by a track record of sustained senior leadership in an academic environment, together with first class communication skills and a proven ability to work collaboratively across a diverse range of stakeholders.

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Closing date: Friday 4th February at 5pm