|Location:||Belfast, Coleraine, Londonderry|
|Salary:||Competitive starting salary|
|Placed On:||15th November 2021|
|Closes:||17th December 2021|
|Job Ref:||009342, 009343|
Ulster University enjoys a national and international reputation for excellence in teaching, research, innovation and regional engagement. The University is in the process of developing a new strategic plan and wishes to appoint outstanding leaders to two key positions. These positions, which form part of a refreshed leadership team, offer exciting opportunities for energetic and dynamic individuals who will embrace the University’s ambitions and help shape its future direction and success. The University seeks visionary leaders for the following positions:
Executive Dean for the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Social Sciences Ref: 009342
Executive Dean for the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment Ref: 009343
As a member of the University’s Senior Leadership Team (SLT) the position of Executive Dean is both challenging and rewarding, with a broad range of responsibilities to include strategic leadership; Portfolio development; maintaining and improving academic excellence in the Schools and Research Units; and leading major initiatives to transform the reputation and performance of the Faculty.
For both of these key roles the University is seeking to appoint individuals with proven academic leadership credentials and with the ability to inspire and lead a diverse range of staff. The successful candidates will have the vision, strategic perspective and commitment to deliver institutional and civic leadership reflecting the University’s values of ‘Inclusion, Integrity, Collaboration and Enhancing Potential’. They will have an inclusive and determined approach to leadership, encouraging ideas, initiative and innovation in others and must be able to build strong stakeholder relationships and play a key strategic role in enabling the University to fulfil its potential.
The University offers an attractive reward package including a competitive starting salary, access to an attractive pension scheme and financial assistance with relocation expenses where appropriate.
The Executive Dean for the Faculty of Arts. Humanities and Social Sciences can be based on the Belfast, Coleraine or Magee campus and the Executive Dean for the Faculty of Computing, Engineering and the Built Environment can be based on the Belfast or Magee campus but there will be an expectation that each Executive Dean will travel between all campuses.
There will be a separate recruitment exercise for each position.
The closing date for receipt of completed applications is 17 December 2021
We prefer to issue and receive applications via our on-line recruitment website by clicking Apply.
Hard copy applications can be obtained by telephoning 028 7012 4072
The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities.
Appointment will be made on merit.
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