Deputy Director (Policy Development & Student Experience)

University of the West of England, Bristol - Academic Services

We are seeking to appoint a Deputy Director to support the Director in leading the University's Student and Academic Services.

You will provide strategic and transformational leadership to the University's policy and regulatory frameworks, including quality enhancement, working in partnership with students, and the development of the University's academic collaborative provision. 

The role will work across Faculties and other Professional Services to deliver excellence in support of learning and teaching and student lives. You will also provide operational leadership on initiatives that enhance the quality of our provision and add value to the student experience.

If you would like to find out more about this exciting opportunity please see the job description which contains more detailed information regarding the principal accountabilities for the role.

For an informal discussion or have any queries, please contact Rachel Cowie on 0117 32 86747 or email to:

Closing date for applications is 21 March 2018

Interviews scheduled for 11 April 2018

In addition to progressive pay rates, UWE Bristol offers a wide range of staff benefits including:

  • A generous holiday allowance of up to 35 days
  • Up to 12.5 bank holiday/closure days per year in addition
  • Flexible working
  • Excellent defined benefit pension schemes
  • Option to participate in the cycle to work scheme
  • Family friendly policies
  • Onsite nursery at our Frenchay Campus
  • Option to join Senior Manager Health Care Scheme
  • Option to purchase childcare

This post is based at our lively Frenchay campus where we have invested in the latest facilities and resources to give our students access to everything they need to succeed – with £300m being spent on new state-of-the-art learning spaces and accommodation between now and 2020 to enhance our offer even further. Frenchay campus is within close proximity to excellent motorway links and within walking distance of two train stations, making UWE Frenchay Campus the ideal place to work for those wishing to commute to Bristol.

UWE Bristol is an ambitious university. Together, our people are working hard to advance knowledge, inspire people and transform futures. We are looking for people with the skills and ambition to help us achieve those aims.

We are a well-established university, with over 27,000 students, 250,000 alumni and 3,000 staff. Students come to study with us from all over the UK, as well as from 140 different countries around the world, making this a diverse and interesting place to come and study.

Bristol itself is a hub of social and cultural activity. A place with a strong, creative and fiercely independent mindset. A city with a buzzing music scene, great restaurants and interesting business ventures. It’s not surprising Bristol is consistently named as one of the best places to live and work in the UK.

UWE is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity to create an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who share our ambition to be a university recognised for the success and impact of our practice-oriented programmes; our strong industry networks and our inclusive global outlook.

Job Description 

Share this job
  Share by Email   Print this job   More sharing options
We value your feedback on the quality of our adverts. If you have a comment to make about the overall quality of this advert, or its categorisation then please send us your feedback
Advert information


South West England