Head of Academic Enhancement and Development

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
£42,955 - £46,924 per annum
27 Sep 2016
End of advertisement period
20 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Position:  Head of Academic Enhancement and Development

Salary:   £42,955 - £46,924 per annum

Hours:   Full Time – 37 hours per week

Contract:  Permanent

Leeds College of Art has played a central role in providing specialist education in art and design for 170 years and has a national and international reputation, based on the achievements of our students.

This is an exciting and dynamic time in the College’s strategic development. Following the Privy Council granting us Taught Degree Awarding Powers (TDAP) we are now beginning our consultation on University title, with the aim of becoming the first specialist arts university in the North. With high application rates, we are expanding our current campus to accommodate an increase in student numbers and are introducing some new and exciting courses which will enable us to stand out in an increasingly competitive environment and contribute to the economic and cultural success of Leeds.

Based within Academic Registry and working collaboratively with individuals and teams across College, this new role will be responsible for providing leadership and guidance on curriculum design and development, together with enhancing the quality of the student learning experience. Applicants should have an academic background with substantial experience of designing and delivering courses.

Educated to at least degree level, you should have significant knowledge and working experience of HE academic quality enhancement and development. You will also be experienced in developing innovative approaches to learning, teaching and assessment to support the enhancement of the student experience together with a good understanding of the changing UK quality assurance environment and emerging policy developments in the HE sector. The full criteria can be found in the job description.

CV’s will not be accepted for this position. Application packs can be downloaded from our website http://www.leeds-art.ac.uk/about-us/jobs/how-to-apply/ alternatively, e-mail recruitment@leeds-art.ac.uk stating clearly which role you are applying for.

We do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies.

Closing date: Thursday 20th October 2016 at 5.00pm

Interview date: Tuesday 1st November 2016

Leeds College of Art is committed to pursuing equality of opportunity. 

Leeds College of Art is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment.