The University of the Arts London is seeking a dean of academic strategy to join its faculty in London.
Location: CSM – King’s Cross, London, UK
Salary: Competitive salary
Working with the pro-vice-chancellor/head of college, the dean of academic strategy provides leadership of the delivery and development of the Central Saint Martins academic strategy and academic aspects of the c college annual operating plan.
The college has ambitious plans in developing new courses and methods of delivery over the next four years, and as the dean of academic strategy, you will play a central role in the design and initiation of this plan. In particular, you will work closely with the deans of academic programmes to support them in developing their programmes and new courses, providing the opportunity to help shape the future of education at one of the world’s most influential creative arts institutions.
At the same time, you will have overall responsibility in ensuring quality enhancement across the entire college portfolio. In recent months, the deans of academic strategy across the university have been pivotal in managing the shift to online and blended learning, working with other deans, programme directors and course leaders to ensure that learning outcomes are delivered within a very different delivery context. This aspect of the role will continue for the foreseeable future as part of our academic strategy.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
Central Saint Martins is world-renowned arts and design college bringing together a diverse range of creative practices under one roof. Across art, design and performance, our students create the ideas, materials and actions for a better future.
With a postgraduate qualification or practice equivalent, in art or design, you will have extensive experience of national and global art and design education, and the internal and external policies that shape it. You will also have experience of developing new curricula and other academic initiatives, and of shaping and influencing developments within organisations.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. Relocation assistance is available.
For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please see the applicant pack by clicking the apply button.
Questions about the role and appointment can be addressed directly to head of college, Jeremy Till, contacting in the ﬁrst instance the college executive ofﬁcer, Kate Wood Hill on email@example.com.
Posting date: Friday 21 August 2020
Closing date: Monday 28 September 2020 at midday (GMT)
UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university – a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. We offer a range of family-friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.
This position is only available to applicants based in the United Kingdom