Director, Business School for the Creative Industries

Epsom, Surrey (GB)
Competitive Salary
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

UCA is the No.1 Specialist University for the Creative Industries in the Complete University Guide and Guardian University Guide league tables.  Ranked 21st in the UK by the Guardian, UCA is also top 10 in three of its subject listings: Fashion & Textiles (6th), Film Production & Photography (7th) and Architecture (9th).  For more than 150 years the University for the Creative Arts in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Maidstone and Rochester has been leading the way for art and design education.

Director, Business School for the Creative Industries         


Full Time Post: 36.25 hours per week 

Salary: Competitive Salary          
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The University for the Creative Arts has been in the business of creativity for over 150 years. UCA’s Business School for the Creative Industries brings innovation, creativity and idea generation to the heart of business education. With our specialist focus on creative arts, technology and business within the context of the creative industries, the Business School will have an international reach, collaborating with employers and global leaders within industry to cultivate graduates who achieve excellence in leadership and management, creativity in problem-solving and entrepreneurship.

The Director of the Business School for the Creative Industries has responsibility for the development of partnerships and recruitment in the UK and overseas as well as the enhancement of teaching and learning, research and consultancy through the school on behalf of the University. The successful candidate will be expected to demonstrate significant capability in these areas within a business school setting.

We are looking for an exceptional candidate who will take forward an ambitious strategy for the business school, bringing experience and strategic vision to the role and demonstrating a track record of high quality research and consultancy across the disciplines within the school. Candidates will need to demonstrate they are capable of achieving high level outputs and a sustainable, resilient and engaged approach to a senior leadership role.

The role will be available with professorial title for suitable candidates.

Candidates should contact Professor Roni Brown, Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic for an informal conversation about the role or 01252 722441.

For further details and to apply for this post please visit our website

The closing date for receipt of applications is 9th August 2018 ​

Interviews will be held on the 21st August 2018.

We value the diversity of our organisation and welcome applicants from all sections of the community.