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Head of Centre

Study Group - University of Aberdeen International Study Centre

Location: Aberdeen
Salary: £50,000 circa per annum, + Bonus
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 14th March 2019
Closes: 14th May 2019

JOB OVERVIEW

We are proud to introduce our brand new University of Aberdeen International Study Centre, opening in September 2019. We are looking for an experienced Academic leader to take on the crucial role of Head of Centre. Initially, this role will work with the project team to deliver a successful opening of the centre in September, ensuring that it is fully operational.

From then, you will take ownership of the operational delivery of the centre, whilst working strategically with the Cluster Director to implement the overall Study Group strategy. At Study Group we strive for world-class student experience and exceptional student outcomes, and this is a fantastic opportunity to build a dedicated, passionate, and student centred culture that can deliver this. This is a high profile opportunity within the business that comes with its challenges and will require hard work and dedication, however, the end result will be truly rewarding.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Develop a project plan for the Centre that allows it to be operational from when students arrive in September 2019.
  • Lead the articulation and implementation of the centre’s programme pathways to meet the overall strategic aims of the centre as an effective, attractive and high-quality pathway to UK HE
  • To appoint and provide leadership to study centre staff and attend regular meetings and build relationships with a variety of different internal stakeholders.
  • To be accountable for the development of all units, the progress of all courses, the conduct of assessments, and the annual monitoring cycle.
  • To ensure teaching is effective and efficient, observing classes as appropriate and appraising staff annually and maintaining staff records.
  • Attend and actively contribute to the University of Aberdeen’s Boards and Committees, work with University colleagues through approved liaison points and report regularly on these through the relevant governance structures.
  • To provide oversight of the learning, teaching and assessment strategy and the enhancement of learning opportunities in Centre.

EXPERIENCE

  • You have previous experience managing an Academic Institution that delivers a varied curriculum.
  • Extensive experience in managing Further Education Courses/Structures.
  • You will require experience working in project teams. If you have been involved in setting up new academic institutions then this would be a huge bonus.
  • Managing the relationship with the University is essential, so you will have proven experience managing Higher Education stakeholders.

KEY BENEFITS

  • Competitive salaries
  • A 30-day holiday (For full time) allowance that is not restricted to outside of term time.
  • Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.

ABOUT US

We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.  

ORGANISATIONAL COMPLIANCE

Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.

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