Kingston University is hiring a head of department of 3D design to join its team in London.
Kingston University is the largest higher education provider in South West London, with students from over 140 countries and a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate study programmes reflecting students’ interests and the needs of industry.
As one of the four academic teaching faculties within the University, Kingston School of Art (KSA) believes strongly in students putting their academic study into practice – ‘thinking through making’. KSA has established an exceptional reputation, and it has become one of the UK’s leading art and design educational institutions. This is reflected by the influence of its globally distributed and celebrated alumni, its subject rankings, research performance, and industry and student awards, and by the leading brands and institutions that have chosen to work with it.
KSA is currently seeking to appoint a new head of its Department of 3D Design. Reporting to the head of the School of Design, the postholder will contribute to the University’s Town House Strategy by enhancing KSA students’ life chances, through the role purpose and responsibilities, to help equip them with the skills and knowledge needed in the 21st century’s demanding workplace.
In addition, the postholder will be expected to assist with the management and operational activities of the department, including line management of staff assigned to the department, whilst ensuring the cohesiveness and collegiality of the department, engaging the curriculum with research and practice, safeguarding the clarity of aims and objectives, as well as
facilitating and continually improving the quality of teaching in the Department. The successful candidate will be an effective leader and manager, with significant professional experience in higher education, who is keen to be part of a high performing senior team.
To view the full brochure with information on KSA, as well as the full job description and person specification for the post, please visit the website of KSA’s recruitment partner, Society by clicking here.
Applications should consist of a CV accompanied by a brief covering letter addressing the criteria in the person specification for the position applied for.
We welcome applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic backgrounds, LGBTQ+ communities, and those with disabilities.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is midday on Monday, 7 November 2022.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to interview in late November 2022.