|Placed On:||13th September 2022|
|Closes:||14th October 2022|
Unit: PVC Students
Salary: Competitive salary and benefits package at Senior Academic & Related Band 5
Location: Milton Keynes- Hybrid working will be considered with ad-hoc travel to Milton Keynes when required.
Closing Date: 14 October, 2022 - 12:00
Be Inspired, Be So Much More
The Open University was established by Royal Charter in 1969 with the mission is to be ‘open to people, places, methods and ideas’. It is a national university, working in all four nations of the UK as well as globally, employing around 11,000 people across a range of academic, associate lecturer and professional services roles. Pioneering higher education by distance learning over 2 million people have studied with the OU, predominantly part-time and often while in paid work.
The Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Students) has executive responsibility for the University’s policies and processes supporting student access, continuation, completion, and employment outcomes. This is a real opportunity to make a difference to the largest body of students in the UK at a time of great challenge and opportunity across the HE sector. The appointment is made by a joint committee of the University Senate and Council.
This is a critical leadership role reporting directly to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor and sitting on both the Vice Chancellor’s Executive and the VCE-Academic teams. Working very closely with the faculty Executive Deans and our nations Directors you will deliver success through collaboration and influencing, achieving this through direct and indirect authority. You will act internally as the ultimate student voice and representative, and externally as the face of The Open University for student matters with regulators and other Higher Education sector organisations.
The appointment is initially for five years with eligibility for re-appointment. A permanent academic appointment in an appropriate Faculty may be made if the successful applicant is an external candidate. The role holder is seconded full-time from their academic appointment to the PVC role.
Skills and Experience
Candidates will need to meet the following criteria:
To apply for this role please visit: Pro-Vice Chancellor (Students) | Employment (open.ac.uk)
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