Head of Department in Film, Media and Journalism
Head of Department (CDT17/09)
£58,655 - £62,219 per annum
Staffordshire University is currently recruiting for a dynamic, strategic and motivated academic to lead and develop the Film, Media and Journalism department. The Head of Department will be responsible for the effective co-ordination, leadership, management and development of subject based staff, ensuring their contribution to the full range of academic activity including learning and teaching, research, enterprise and employability.
Educated to post-graduate level, the successful candidate will have a strong background of managing and leading people through change and of positively influencing key performance metrics in student experience and satisfaction. With high-level communication skills, the post-holder will be able to build and maintain relationships at all levels, both internally and externally, and confidently represent the University on an international level.
Staffordshire University has ambitious plans as we embed our strategy to become The Connected University. With a presence across three main campus sites, we continue to invest in our estate to transform our main campus in Stoke and enhance the student experience. We have recently seen a number of successes, including winning the Most Improved Student Experience Award at the Times Higher Awards 2017, achieving No.1* for Employability in DLHE 2017, achieving silver in TEF and most recently we have seen significant increases in the University league tables, so this is an exciting time to join us.
This is a challenging and rewarding opportunity to contribute to the University’s strategic plan. In return you will receive a competitive salary, generous annual leave entitlement and an enhanced workplace pension.
*No.1 relates to English Universities. Joint with Bishop Grosseteste. Excluding specialist institutions.
To find out more and to apply please visit our website http://jobs.staffs.ac.uk
Closing date for completed applications: 26 August 2018
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