Director of UK Council for Graduate Education

Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
31 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Director of UK Council for Graduate Education

UK Council for Graduate Education (UKCGE)

Location:  Lichfield campus
Salary:   £39,992 to £47,722 per annum pro rata
Tenure:  Part time permanent 0.8 fte
Closing Date:   Tuesday 28 November 2017
Interview Date:   Monday 18 December 2017 
Reference:  UKCGE17-01
The UK Council for Graduate Education is the leading independent representative body for postgraduate education in the UK. We are a membership organisation for higher education institutions, providing high-quality leadership and support to our members and promoting a strong and sustainable national postgraduate sector. 
As a charity we run events in the UK and abroad and also produce resources for academics and administrators who support postgraduate students. We are seeking a Director who can lead the charity in partnership with the Board of Trustees, with particular emphasis on strategic development and change, fund-raising, engagement with national/transnational policy debates and consultations and the capacity to speak with authority on behalf of the UK Higher Education sector in relation to postgraduate taught programmes and doctoral education. 
The successful candidate will have significant experience in a similar role within a higher education institution and/or a relevant charity, with extensive knowledge of good governance procedures in the charitable sector. Experience of working on postgraduate programmes in HE in an administrative or academic capacity, along with the ability to speak with authority to and on behalf of the HE sector in relation to postgraduate education is essential for this role. Possessing a relevant post graduate qualification, you should also have experience of policy analysis and financial planning and a strong track record of management and leadership.

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