Faculty Director of Operations

University of Sheffield - All Faculties (one position is available in each Faculty)

Salary: Professorial Equivalent Band I:

£58,655 to £76,479 per annum

The University is seeking five Faculty Directors of Operations to join us at an important stage in the development of the institution. As a Faculty Director, you will work alongside the Vice-President and Head of Faculty to ensure the successful performance of your Faculty in all aspects, whilst also leading the Faculty professional staff. These are significant leadership roles and provide an excellent opportunity to positively impact on the performance of the organisation in many ways.

You will be an experienced leader, have a very good honours degree or professional qualification in a related discipline, with a consistent record of leading a large and varied portfolio. The ability to shape and influence strategy, contribute across the full range of Faculty operations, run highly effective and efficient professional support services and drive an agenda of continual performance enhancement are critical. Also important is the ability to operate with confidence and agility in a complex organisation and lead large scale change.

The role of Faculty Director of Operations has been shown to be an excellent development opportunity for the previous post-holders and as a result the vacancies we now advertise have been created by their progression to other key leadership roles in the organisation and externally.

With a global reputation for excellence in research, teaching quality and the student experience, the University of Sheffield is an international leader in all that it does. It is a pioneer in its innovative partnerships with business, government, healthcare providers and communities at home and abroad. The University is also rightly known for its award-winning support for over 26,000 students from around 140 countries.

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

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