Head of School

University of East London - School Of Business And Law, College of Professional Services

At UEL, we pride ourselves on the real-world relevance of our courses and research and the impact we are making in our east London community and the wider world. We are an open and inclusive university that is focused on transforming the lives of our students. Our corporate plan sets out an ambitious agenda for our future success which focuses on the delivery of high-quality teaching and learning and excellence in research. UEL has almost doubled its output of world-leading research in recent years and 94 per cent of the research UEL submitted to the Research Excellence Framework 2014 was deemed to be of an at least internationally-recognised level. In the last two years, we’ve risen 79 places in the National Student Survey league table, and we achieved our highest ever student satisfaction score in 2017.

We invite you to join us at an exciting time. The University has recently restructured and our School of Business and Law is now part of a new College of Professional Services. The School takes pride in the diversity of its staff and students. This is an ideal opportunity for an ambitious and creative individual to lead the School. Reporting to the PVC Dean of the College and leading a team of staff, you’ll work to develop our programmes in a fast-changing market, as well as further develop learning and teaching; student experience and progression; quality assurance; enterprise activity; and CPPD portfolio.

Educated to at least Master’s level, with a Doctorate in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional experience, you will have a credible professional track record and/or research record. An ability to ensure the delivery of high-quality teaching is essential, as are strong oral and written communication skills with the ability to positively engage stakeholders.You will need to demonstrate recent and substantial experience of outstanding management and leadership of a group of staff, as well as associated budgets, delivered as a main aspect of a previous position in academia, industry or related professions.

To obtain further details about this vacancy visit our website at http://jobs.uel.ac.uk/ (reference number PS153M2017). The closing date for applications is 08 October 2017.

CVs without completed application forms will not be accepted.

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