|Placed On:||22nd December 2022|
|Closes:||13th February 2023|
At the University of Plymouth, it is in our nature to innovate – be that in our teaching or in our research. We strive for the highest quality in all that we do; pushing boundaries isn’t just encouraged, it is expected. The University’s mission – advancing knowledge, transforming lives – is manifested in the compelling combination of first-class, innovative teaching, clusters of world-class research, and a commitment to widening participation and social inclusion, so that our students are supported and encouraged to unlock their true potential.
The Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business comprises four schools: the School of Art, Design and Architecture, Plymouth Business School, Plymouth Institute of Education and the School of Society and Culture. The faculty is proud of its substantial research excellence and international reputation across the disciplines of English, creative writing, history, education, performing arts and music, digital arts, photography, curatorial practice, architecture, environmental building, supply chain management, accounting, and law.
The University is now seeking to appoint a Head for the Plymouth Business School to provide bold and strategic leadership to the School, reporting to the Executive Dean of the Faculty of Arts, Humanities and Business. The Head of School role is primarily responsible for formulating and operationalising academic strategy, ensuring appropriate plans and resources are in place for their delivery.
This is a truly exciting time to lead the School, building on its existing strengths and developing new and innovative ways of taking the School forward. Approachable and visible, you will bring a proven track record of confident senior leadership and management in an equivalent context and amidst a context of rapid change within the University and higher education sector as a whole. You will need to be adept at direction setting, delegation and engaging staff in their part in delivering results for the sustainable success of the School, Faculty and University.
You will normally be a consummate professor in your field with considerable academic and personal credibility in a relevant discipline and be seeking an opportunity to build on the School’s success to date and lead it forward during a time of change and opportunity.
The closing date for applications is 12 noon GMT on Monday 13 February 2023.
The final selection process with the University is scheduled to be held in the week commencing Monday 20 March 2023.
How to Apply
To apply, please visit https://www.minervasearch.com/plymouth to view the Candidate Pack.
Your applications should consist of a short CV of no more than four pages accompanied by a supporting statement that explicity addresses the criteria in the person specification and sent to email@example.com.
Please include current salary details and the names and addresses of three referees. Referees will not be approached until the final stages and not without prior permission from candidates.
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