Pro-Vice-Chancellor (External)

The University of Law

Do you want to be a leader in the business of law?

The University of Law (ULaw) is the world’s largest law school. With an impressive history going back to 1876, we employ c650 staff and attract over 7000 students to study on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. ULaw has an outstanding reputation as a full service legal and educational training specialist, operating from eight campuses throughout England with additional global reach through online and face to face provision.   The University is now seeking to expand its activities to take advantage of new opportunities provided by the future changes to legal professional qualifications and our recently awarded gold TEF status. Building on recent growth across all areas of the portfolio, we have embarked upon an exciting and ambitious plan for expansion and diversification.

As a result of this, we now have a vacancy for a PVC (External) based at our state-of-the-art campus in the heart of the City.  The PVC will report to the Vice Chancellor/CEO and will be instrumental in strengthening our commercial partnerships with law firms, shaping the future course portfolio (both nationally and internationally) and forging new and innovative links across the wider business and education sector.

The PVC will join an already inspired and motivated leadership team who are determined to build on both the heritage and history of the world’s largest law school, and be placed at the forefront of excellence in 21st century higher professional education.

There has never been a more exciting time to join the University of Law. If you are ready to be challenged and enjoy working in an innovative, fast-paced environment please see details of how to apply below.

We offer an excellent range of competitive benefits including 30 days annual leave, private medical scheme, contributory pension scheme and life assurance.

Please visit our website for a full job description and person specification.  To apply, please submit a comprehensive curriculum vitae to along with a covering letter setting out your interest in the role, details of how you match the required criteria and current remuneration package. Please include the names and addresses of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates.

If you would like to arrange an informal discussion prior to application, please email Julie Underwood, Executive Assistant –

Closing date for applications: 5pm Friday 1st September 2017
First stage interviews: Tuesday 19th September 2017

The University of Law is committed to the equality of opportunity. Please note that for non-EU applicants, we are not able to provide a certificate of sponsorship/visa for this job.

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