Associate Professor / Associate Head of School - Student Success

Greenwich, United Kingdom
£53,353 to £61,823 plus £3875 London weighting
24 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
04 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Permanent
Full Time

School of Business, Operations & Strategy

Location: Greenwich Campus
Salary: £53,353 to £61,823 plus £3875 London weighting
Contract Type: Permanent - Full time
Release Date: Tuesday 08 November 2022
Closing Date: Sunday 04 December 2022
Interview Date: Monday 12 December 2022
Reference: 3401-E

The School of Business Operations and Strategy is part of the highly successful and vibrant Greenwich Business School. Greenwich Business School has an international focus that fits perfectly with today’s global economy. It offers dynamic courses that combine academic learning with hands-on experience, preparing students for successful business careers and leadership roles.

Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting our academic teams to deliver the highest levels of student success and enterprise and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life. The School enjoys high levels of student engagement and a strong team of internationally recognised staff who work in partnership with professional bodies, industry, research and academic networks. We are equally proud of our strong network of successful Alumni.

The Role

The School of Business Operations and Strategy, Greenwich Business School at the University of Greenwich is seeking to appoint a full time Associate Professor with initial appointment (3 years) managerial position as Associate Head of School - Student Success. The Associate Professor role is the substantive role, therefore after three years the successful appointee will either be renewed for a further three years or become a full-time, permanent Associate Professor. We would like to receive applications from authentic and inclusive leaders with a research/subject specialism in Business Operations, Strategy, Business Management, or International Business.

Reporting to the Head of the School of Business Operations and Strategy, you will support the head to develop and deliver on the School's strategic priorities in Student Success. You will provide strong academic leadership and vision driven by a commitment to Teaching and Student Experience, Research and Knowledge Exchange. 

As a member of the School’s management team, you will support the development, deployment and delivery of the Faculty’s/School’s strategy and business plan. You will act as an advocate for change, setting and meeting targets, adapting to challenges and influencing staff in the School to deliver its strategic priorities. 

The post holder is expected to have, and maintain, strong stakeholder relationships, a proven track record of discipline-related pedagogical expertise and to provide leadership and to set standards of excellence. The successful candidate must also hold a PhD or equivalent professional practice in a relevant discipline.

The role of Associate Head of School Student Success is for 50% FTE and for an initial period of three years. The role holder’s period of office may be extended beyond this initial three-year period subject to outstanding performance and review.  

Should you have any queries, don’t hesitate to contact the Head of the School, Professor Riccardo De Vita,  or

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