Dean of Faculty

Winchester, Hampshire (GB)
13 May 2022
End of advertisement period
07 Jun 2022
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Law, Psychology, Sociology
Contract Type
Full Time

Dean of Faculty

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 launching a new Faculty comprising Law. Criminology, Forensics and Policing which will bring together existing teaching and research in these areas. The Dean will be responsible for the leadership and management of this newly formed Faculty, identifying areas of growth and development. Reporting to a Pro Vice-Chancellor, they will be a key contributor to the University’s delivery of strategy and in addition they will be expected to assume cross University responsibility for an aspect of academic leadership.

This role will implement the University’s strategic objectives and ensure that all key success measures are met, ensuring that the faculties’ strategic and operational plans are aligned with the University’s Strategic Plan.

The University particularly welcomes applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds for this post as they are under-represented in jobs at this level.  Please be assured that all applicants will be treated equally during the selection process.

One of our core values is ‘individuals matter’. As an employee at the University of Winchester, we are committed to your wellbeing and development. You will have access to a wide range of benefits and support including:

  • Hybrid working policy
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Holiday entitlement of 30 days per year
  • Discounts at many retailers, restaurants and entertainment
  • Free wellbeing events including weekly exercise classes
  • Contributory pension scheme
  • On site gym and sports facilities

Please ensure you read the candidate brief before you apply.  For an informal discussion about the post, please contact the Vice-Chancellor’s Office –

Closing Date:  Tuesday 7 June 2022

Interview Date: Thursday 23 June 2022

We delight in diversity in our workforce and seek others that share this value