Chief of Staff

London (Greater) (GB)
16 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The University of East London is one of the most diverse and vibrant universities in the global capital. Our pioneering and forward-thinking vision is making a positive and significant impact on the communities we serve, inspiring both our staff and students to reach their full potential. The University is four years into its transformational ten-year Vision 2028 under the leadership of our Vice-Chancellor and President, Professor Amanda Broderick, and establishing itself as London’s careers-first University, working hand-in-hand with industry to reshape education for all and giving students from any background skills and opportunities they need to thrive. 

The Chief of Staff is a unique opportunity to play a key role in this transformation. Working directly for and with the Vice-Chancellor and President, you will play a critical role supporting her across the delivery of her full breadth of responsibilities. You will join up and lead key strategic initiatives, support effective communication across the University, and ensure that the Vice-Chancellor and President is connected to key external and internal groups. Maintaining an outward facing perspective, you will monitor sector-wide political and policy developments, ensuring that the University is positioned to respond with agility in a rapidly changing environment. 

The role offers a significant opportunity to an exceptional individual. You will be excited and inspired by our vision, and motivated by making a positive impact on the communities we serve. A gifted communicator, you will be confident working alongside our senior leaders to develop and implement strategy at an institutional level, with leadership experience within a university or similarly complex environment. With exceptional analytical skills, you will be able to maintain a maintain a strategic perspective while balancing a busy workload, operating with tact and discretion at all times.  

Applications should consist of full curriculum vitae detailing professional qualifications and experience, accompanied by a covering letter describing briefly how candidates meet the candidate specification outlined in this document, why the appointment is of interest, and what they believe they can bring to the role. 

To apply, please see please visit quoting reference 6205. The closing date for applications is 12:00pm GMT, Sunday 11th December 2022. 

Salary: Competitive for the role.

Location: London

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