Faculty Director for Business Engagement & Enterprise (FACE)

University of Hull - Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education (Office)

Campus: Hull

Faculty/Area: Faculty of Arts, Cultures and Education

In support of the University of Hull's ambitious £200m investment programme, and the desire to further develop the University's strong engagement with business through the Faculty of Arts, Culture and Education (FACE), the new role of Faculty Director for Business Engagement and Enterprise (FDBEE) has been created.

This new position represents unique and exciting opportunities to play a leading role in driving the success of both the individual Faculty and the University as a whole and applications are now being sought from applicants who believe they may have the necessary mix of skills and experience.

Based within FACE, the FDBEE will report to the Dean and will provide strategic leadership for all the Faculty’s business engagement and enterprise activity. In addition the FDBEE will work with the Pro-Vice Chancellor (Research and Enterprise), the Director of Research, Head of Commercialisation and other FDBEEs to develop and implement University plans for business engagement and enterprise activities.

The successful candidate will have a wide and challenging remit including:

  • Development and execution of Faculty-specific strategy for engagement with business and the corporate world
  • Acting in an ambassadorial role to the business and corporate world, developing productive relationships with business and corporate partners
  • Acting as the first point of contact for all new Faculty business relationships
  • Providing high quality advice and guidance on business engagement across the Faculty

We expect that this role will be ideally suited to someone with senior level credibility within both the corporate and academic worlds, a proven track record of developing productive and mutually beneficial business relationships, and strong leadership and communication skills. If you believe you would be suited to this role, we would like to hear from you.

Further details of this outstanding opportunity are available in the job description.

Please upload a CV and covering letter and follow the online application.

If you would like an informal discussion about this role, please contact the Dean's Personal Assistant, Nadine Pyke, on 01482 465996.

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The University of Hull is committed to ensuring equality of opportunity in every aspect of our recruitment processes.

Hull will be UK City of Culture in 2017. The University of Hull was part of the City of Culture team throughout the bidding process and remains a key player in Hull’s cultural heritage. The campus will be the venue for City of Culture events, and its alumni, students and staff will be personally involved.

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