Pro Vice-Chancellor / Dean College of Arts, Humanities and Education

University of Derby

Inspire, Innovate, Impact.

The University of Derby is one of the most successful modern universities; focused on providing a high quality student experience and meeting the needs of our local and regional employers. We are passionate about learning and have a dynamic and flexible approach. This has afforded us a strong reputation in the delivery of outstanding academic and professional courses. Based in the UK’s leading hi-tech city and working in genuine partnership with employers and other stakeholders, we are actively building further on our success.

At a time of unprecedented change and challenge in the sector, this is a real opportunity for an outstanding individual to make a significant impact by helping us to continue the excellent progress we have made in recent years. 

The role of Pro Vice-Chancellor/Dean recognises the size, opportunity and importance of our newly created College of Arts, Humanities and Education, which brings together some of the University’s most successful and distinctive disciplines. You will be expected to grow and enhance our new College, leading your team in the design and implementation of innovative outcomes that further enhance the student experience and grow our research output and reputation. In addition to the leadership of the College, the PVC/Dean will lead on a cross-University strategic role to further the University’s drive towards excellence. 

The successful candidate will be a highly regarded, visible and resilient academic leader who commands the respect of colleagues and has the ability to create a high performing College equipped to meet the needs of the changing HE agenda. Sharing our ambitious, open-minded, optimistic approach to modern HE provision, you will be a creative individual, with the ability to inspire those around you and drive a strategic change programme that translates academic vision into successful student and business solutions.

In return we can offer you an unparalleled opportunity to develop your career in an ambitious, fast moving and supportive organisation.

To find out more, please visit our website at https://jobs.derby.ac.uk/Vacancy.aspx?ref=0200-16

Informal enquiries can be made by contacting our Executive Support Office on 01332 591084 or 591001.