Head of the Institute of Creative Arts

Worcester, Worcestershire
20 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
23 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Worcester
Appointment of Head of the Institute of Creative Arts

The University of Worcester is a high achieving, award-winning, dynamic institution set within an inclusive and engaged community. One of the most successful new universities of recent years; in addition to the numerous accolades it has received for inclusivity, contribution to the community, campus design, and environmental initiatives, it was shortlisted for the University of the Year award by Times Higher Education in 2016. With over 10,000 students, and more than 1,100 staff members, the University has an excellent track record of sustained financial performance and strategic investment in high quality, innovative facilities.

The University of Worcester is committed to providing excellent education. High standards, inspirational teaching and extensive opportunities for student participation combine to enable individual students to flourish. The University is in the top 20 English HEIs for graduate employment, is the UK’s most improved university for research power following the Research Excellence Framework 2014, and one of the top five risers in 2015 for overall student satisfaction in the National Student Survey.

The University now seeks to appoint a Head of the Institute of Creative Arts to lead an ambitious and collegiate academic community dedicated to providing outstanding education; intellectual openness; social inclusion; responsibility; ethical behaviour; and active engagement and partnership. The appointed candidate will lead the development of a newly established Institute emphasising academic excellence, a superlative student experience and proactive engagement with the creative industries.

The University will be opening imaginative new Arts facilities in a handsome, listed building in the centre of the city in 2018.

For further information and to download the appointment details, please visit quoting reference 2939. The deadline for applications is 12 noon GMT on Thursday the 23rd of March 2017.
 Salary commensurate with the seniority of the role.