Pro Vice-Chancellor (Business, Law and Digital Technologies, Health and Wellbeing)

Winchester, Hampshire (GB)
13 May 2022
End of advertisement period
26 May 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Pro Vice-Chancellor

(Business, Law and Digital Technologies, Health and Wellbeing)

The University of Winchester is a confident and ambitious institution, providing a transformative educational experience through excellence in teaching and research and championing student success across a broad subject portfolio.

Located in the beautiful and historic city of Winchester and founded in 1840 by the Church of England to train teachers working in disadvantaged communities, the University has grown to be an institution of over 8,000 students and nearly 1,000 members of staff. As a member of the Cathedrals Group of universities, Winchester is widely known for its strengths in education; business; health, wellbeing, and sport; social sciences, humanities, and the arts.

We are proud to be recognised for our work in preparing students for success, with Winchester ranking 10th in the country for graduate employment. We are strongly values-driven, educating and enabling graduates to become purposeful and compassionate members of society across its full range of courses.

We are now focusing on writing the next chapter of our story and we are looking forward to securing a strong and sustainable future.

Our aspiration is to provide an excellent experience for our students and staff, delivering and supporting outstanding teaching and producing high-quality, impactful research. We will also further develop our important role within the region, working closely with our partners to shape and deliver future success.


The role of Pro Vice-Chancellor

Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, the Pro Vice-Chancellor will provide exceptional leadership and strategic management across a number of Faculties. As a member of the Executive Leadership Team, the Pro Vice- Chancellor will work closely with the Dean of Faculty to ensure that staff are inspired, valued, developed and focussed on providing an excellent student experience, outstanding teaching and impactful research. They will be responsible for positive results in terms of student recruitment, retention, progression and graduate success together with research that has high impact and attracts funding.

The role of Pro Vice-Chancellor requires an individual who can translate the University’s values and purpose into meaningful direction within the academic community, building confidence, trust and cohesion. The successful candidate will bring energy, empathy and an outstanding track record with a personal academic profile commensurate with a senior academic leadership post.

Professorial title may be conferred on suitably qualified candidates.

This is an opportunity to join Winchester at an exciting time for the University, working as part of a dynamic and forward-thinking University Leadership Team.

For an informal discussion on either role, please contact the Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Shortlisted candidates will have the opportunity to come onto campus for an informal discussion with key stakeholders on Wednesday 8th June 2022.

Closing date:  Thursday 26th May 2022

Interview date:  Friday 10th June 2022

We value diversity and we welcome applications from candidates of any background, race, gender or sexual orientation. We are a Disability Confident Employer.