UNIVERSITY OF HERTFORDSHIRE

Head of Visual Arts

Location
Hertfordshire
Posted
23 Feb 2017
End of advertisement period
25 Mar 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Head of Visual Arts

School of Creative Arts

£57,319 - £63,321 pa

Grade: AM1

Permanent

We are seeking a strong academic leader to head up our visual arts area and further develop our courses at Undergraduate and Postgraduate level. You will have a specialism in one or more of the following areas: Photography, Painting, Printmaking, New Media. You will bring experience of curriculum development of new and existing courses and will have had line management experience.

The main duties and responsibilities include:

  • Academic leadership, direction and vision
  • Effective teaching and assessment
  • Developing future-facing curriculums and courses
  • Effective recruitment and progression activities
  • Operational delivery of teaching and related quality and enhancement activities
  • Promotion of research, commercial and international activity

Applicants must hold a Postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject area. A doctorate level qualification is a desirable requirement.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UH at these levels.

The University offers a range of benefits including a guaranteed pension, professional development, family friendly policies and discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village.

Previous applicants need not apply.

Contact details/Informal Enquiries: If you would like to discuss the post in more detail please contact Judy Glasman, Dean of School of Creative Arts (email j.glasman@herts.ac.uk) copying in Kelly Hall, Executive Assistant (email: k.hall5@herts.ac.uk).

Apply online at http://www.herts.ac.uk/contact-us/jobs-and-vacancies

Job Ref: 014253

Closing date: 17 April 2017.

Interview date: 5 May 2017.