Executive Director, Student Experience

Location
Southampton, Hampshire (GB)
Salary
Competitive
Posted
22 May 2018
End of advertisement period
15 Jun 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University of Southampton

Executive Director, Student Experience

Competitive salary 

Southampton

The Role

Ranked in the top one per cent of universities globally*and among the UK’s top 20**, the University of Southampton has an international reputation for excellence in research, enterprise and education.

The University has an unwavering commitment to enhance the student experience for all of its learners. The Executive Director, Student Experience will play an integral role in the continued transformation of this journey by providing leadership across several student facing services ensuring there is cohesion and connected working throughout. This is a key strategic role and the Executive Director will identify, develop and implement successful innovations at the strategic level to make a measurable impact to the lives of students at the University.

The Candidate

The Executive Director will lead a broad portfolio including Student Services, Student and Academic Administration and the Library and Arts Directorate. With a significant portion of the Student Experience in this remit, the Executive Director’s impact will be considerable and will help to realise the potential of these interlocking disciplines. 

The successful candidate will have a track record of identifying and shaping strategy which has a meaningful impact, ideally within an academic environment or similar experience focused sector. She/he will be an inspirational leader with the ability to identify opportunities for collaborative working in a complex multi-disciplinary environment whilst interfacing with a senior and varied stakeholder community. The role demands exceptional managerial skills, and the ability to positively engage with change.

The University of Southampton aims to be an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

Further information and a candidate brief along with details on how to apply can be found at www.berwickpartners.co.uk/63009.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners; Gin Bhandal on 0121 654 5955.    

Closing date for applications: 12pm on Friday 15th June

*QS World Rankings 2017/18
**Complete University Guide 2018/19