|Salary:||£57,258 to £65,728 per annum|
|Placed On:||10th January 2023|
|Closes:||5th February 2023|
SOAS University of London is the leading Higher Education institution in Europe specialising in the study of Asia, Africa and the Near and Middle East. SOAS University of London is positioned to play a leading role in reimagining higher education globally, with a new strategic plan in place as the basis for the renewal and revitalisation of the School which commits SOAS to both student responsiveness and research intensity. SOAS is moving towards a new model of international partnerships which is responsive to the transnational character of our global challenges.
About the Department:
Access, Participation, and Student Success (APSS) sits within the Student and Academic Services Directorate alongside Academic Services, Access, Participation, and Student Success, Careers, Student Advice and Wellbeing, and Student Experience, Engagement and Retention.
It plays a pivotal role in the School’s access and participation agenda, and the development, implementation, and delivery of its access and participation plan. APSS leads and contributes to the creation and development of a positive culture of diversity, inclusion, and success through the development of strategies, policies and procedures that help embed and enhance access and student success across the School.
About the Role
The Head of Access, Participation, and Student Success provides clear leadership, management, and development of the Access, Participation and Student Success team and ensures it provides a high quality, professional service to the School.
They address the external and internal agenda in access and student success by providing strategic direction to the School, and lead and deliver a School-wide approach to access and student success including the involvement of both professional and academic departments while contributing to School priorities in learning and teaching, student engagement, curriculum diversity and outreach.
We are proud to welcome students from a range of backgrounds, cultures and nationalities, and our team works to ensure all students are supported inclusively. We welcome and encourage job applications from people of all backgrounds, and particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class backgrounds, global majority ethnic backgrounds, and other underrepresented groups, including but not limited to disabled and LGBTQIA+ candidates.
You can find further information on the key criteria for the role in the Job Description and Person Specification, along with a full list of duties and responsibilities, which can be found on the SOAS website.
Closing date: 5th February 2022
Interviews to be held: tbc
We would particularly welcome applications from candidates from working class, first generation Higher Education, the Global South, Black, Asian or other minority ethnic and underrepresented groups. All appointment decisions will be made on merit, following a fair and competitive process.
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