Closing date: 26 September 2018
Interview date: 18 October 2018
Following significant investment by the University in transforming the student experience, the University of Bedfordshire Business School is seeking a Head of Department to provide strategic leadership for the Department of Law and Finance.
The Department has been successful in transforming both its postgraduate an undergraduate portfolios, in enhancing the student experience, in developing TNE and delivery partnerships and in demonstrating impact across research, enterprise and teaching delivery across the local, regional and global communities it serves. With new and enhanced PSRB accreditations and a strong track record of community engagement, the new Head of Department will provide leadership to drive further progress and development.
As Head of Department you will have strategic responsibility for shaping and delivering an innovative, research informed curriculum that connects students to a broad range of learning, employment and research opportunities. You will work with our delivery partners across distributed campuses both in the UK and overseas and with PSRBs and other external stakeholders to drive our external engagement. You will manage teaching, research and enterprise activity within your Department in line with our ambitious business plan and with a portfolio that includes Higher and Degree apprenticeships.
As a member of the Faculty Executive Group, you will work closely with the Executive Dean to develop and implement your portfolio of activity. With outstanding leadership qualities and an ability to motivate and inspire teams you will have a strong track record of academic management in the HE sector, experience of line managing staff, of partnership development and ideally higher and degree apprenticeship development and delivery. Target and performance driven, you will also be a good communicator, collaborator and networker, capable of working flexibly to support the School’s diverse operations and markets and travelling to a range of UK and international locations in line with the requirements of the post. As a senior member of staff you will also contribute to the wider University community.
For a full job description and person specification, please use the following link:
Please log on to our website www.beds.ac.uk/jobs and complete the online application.
Please quote reference number and job title. Please note CVs will only be accepted in addition to a fully completed application form.
All applications must be received by midnight on the closing date. Applications will not be accepted after this deadline.
Copyright © 2015 Chartered Association of Business Schools
All rights reserved.
Chartered Association of Business Schools is a registered charity in England and Wales (charity number: 1162854)