Head of Professional Services

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
05 Feb 2018
End of advertisement period
05 Mar 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Head of Professional Services, Adam Smith Business School

University of Glasgow

Attractive Salary and Package

These are exciting times for the University of Glasgow, recently named Scottish University of the Year by The Times and The Sunday Times Good University Guide, we are a world-changing University investing £1bn in reshaping Glasgow’s West End. Our Adam Smith Business School combines world-class research and teaching in accounting and finance, economics and management. With 160 academic staff and 60 in professional services, our School brings together inspiring people for the purposes of research, learning and teaching.  Collectively, we engage with corporate and policy connections to create local and global impact. 

In support of the University’s significant change programme and as part of the leadership team of the Adam Smith Business School, our new Head of Professional Services will play a lead role in the development and successful implementation and delivery of the School’s strategy, policies and strategic deliverables. This is a critical business partnering role, integral to informing the successful delivery of the future shape of the School and wider College professional services.

Reporting to the Head of School and the Director of Professional Services for the College of Social Sciences, we are looking to appoint a change-orientated leader to help us realise the benefits of a University-wide transformation programme, applied within the School to the benefit of our research, teaching and the many external measures critical to a business school’s success. Our triple accredited school requires a leader with real vision and drive, someone with experience of complex professional service delivery in a relevant, knowledge-driven sector, which has delivered both tactical and cultural change.   

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Closing date for applications is midday Monday 5 March 2018.

The University of Glasgow is an equal opportunities employer and positively welcomes applications from candidates who are currently underrepresented at this level.