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Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean (Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences)

Greenwich, London (Greater) (GB)
Competitive Salary
Closing date
3 May 2024

We provide transformative experiences for students from all walks of life. Our mission is to become the best modern university in the UK by 2030 and our strategy is focused on student experience and success, knowledge exchange and applied, impactful research.

The Faculty of Liberal Arts and Sciences (FLAS) is a global community of students, staff and alumni working together to prepare students for careers in a wide range of industries and professions. With almost 4,000 students and 160 staff, the Faculty offers courses in architecture, landscape architecture; design, drama, film and media; humanities and social sciences; and law and criminology. 

We are now seeking to appoint the Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of FLAS. Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and Provost, the postholder will provide aspirational leadership, driving the success and impact of the Faculty through the development of an internationally recognised and ambitious academic provision. The PVC and Executive Dean will ensure the growth of graduate, postgraduate and research programmes, develop our students as leaders of the future and our staff as leading thinkers in their fields. They will also develop a strong external profile through partnerships, industry and community connections, continuing to develop the global presence and impact of the Faculty. 

You will be an experienced senior academic leader with an excellent understanding across teaching, learning, research and external engagement. You will have proven experience of leading and inspiring staff including a track record of recognising and harnessing the efforts of colleagues with a wide range of interests and backgrounds to achieve common objectives. You will also have a successful track record of leading impactful change. You will bring strong strategic and operational skills and will be able to confidently direct and support all areas of FLAS. You will bring relevant industry and business connections and the skills to develop partnerships to further develop the Faculty’s profile and reputation. You will be a passionate advocate for students and will embody our values: inclusive, collaborative and impactful.

This a wonderful opportunity to join our ambitious university in an exciting leadership role.

To find out more about this opportunity, please visit quoting reference AQ2573.

For a confidential discussion, please contact our advising consultants at Anderson Quigley: Aino Betts on +44 (0)7743 934 723,; or Elliott Rae on +44 (0)7584 078 534,

Closing date: noon Friday 3rd May 2024.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

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