Director of Student Opportunity 

Leeds, West Yorkshire (GB)
21 Mar 2018
End of advertisement period
22 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Student Opportunity 
Student Education Services
University Grade 10 (competitive salary)
Full time, Permanent
Job ref: SESSP1163

Do you want to take a lead in creating opportunities for our students’ personal and professional development? Are you able to provide effective leadership and to find imaginative ways to maintain and develop the University’s reputation for excellence in student education?

As Director of Student Opportunity, you will be responsible for the development and delivery of a leading institution-wide strategic programme integrating co-curricular opportunities with academic delivery in support of students’ personal and professional development. With a respected external profile, you will help to create an environment in which students are inspired, prepared effectively for their future, and enabled to relate the skills gained through their University experience to their future direction.

You will have the ability to create and lead sustainable networks across a large organisation, whilst finding innovative and effective solutions to problems in a fast-moving environment. With a track record of achievement in senior roles you will have experience of shaping and implementing strategy, developing customer-oriented services, and leading change.  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor Tom Ward, Deputy Vice-Chancellor: Student Education
Tel: +44 (0)113 343 5000, email:

Closing Date: 22 April 2018

For more information and to apply, please go to  and complete the online application.