Head of the Business School

Worcester, Worcestershire (GB)
21 May 2018
End of advertisement period
19 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Worcester
Head of the Business School

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 with numerous accolades for inclusivity, contribution to the community, campus design, and environmental initiatives, the University was shortlisted for the 2016 Times Higher Education University of the Year award and received a Silver in the 2017 Teaching Excellence Framework. 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 now seeks a Head for the Business School. With undergraduate programmes ranging from finance and management, to computing and web development, and postgraduate programmes including the MBA, the Business School offers an interdisciplinary, contemporary and highly flexible portfolio. It is outward-looking and supports business growth and employability in the region through a strong emphasis on business enterprise and work-related learning, and has built a reputation for delivering a supportive and student-focused learning experience.

Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the Head will provide academic and strategic leadership to the Business School, as well as contribute effectively at university level as a member of the University Leadership Group. Successful candidates will be able to evidence a track record in developing and growing innovative and attractive courses, leading and inspiring a team of academic staff and forging effective and enduring links with the external business community. The successful candidate will demonstrate a commitment to student achievement, opportunity and choice, relevant and impactful research and knowledge exchange, and community engagement. Energetic and combining drive and imagination with a keen sense of integrity, they will offer a positive ‘can do’ attitude and approach, and a commitment to developing the Business School to meet the opportunities and challenges of the next decade.

The University of Worcester is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable working environment that values equality and diversity. We welcome individuals of all backgrounds to apply for this role. 

For further information and to download the appointment details, please visit quoting reference 3584. The deadline for applications is 9.00am BST on Tuesday the 19th of June 2018. 
Salary commensurate with the seniority of the role.