Advert closes midnight on: 19 Feb 2023
About the role
In this exciting new role, you will be responsible for managing the development and implementation of the University’s academic practice development provision for all academic and teaching-related professional service staff at all career stages. Working with the academic lead for academic professional development, and institutional partners, you will develop an Academic Professional Development Framework to support the development of educators’ practices; thereby enhancing the educational experience for all of our students.
You will take a lead role in the University’s accredited academic development programmes and activities; managing the relationship with Advance HE and overseeing our taught and experiential route to Advance HE Fellowships.
To facilitate the pipeline of learning and teaching leadership, you will oversee schemes to award internal recognition and support national acclaim, and support the development of pedagogic research and the scholarship of learning and teaching.
We are looking with someone with a good understanding of inclusive programme development and design and experience of providing pedagogic support to academic schools. You will be at least a Senior Fellow of Advance HE, with a detailed knowledge of the UKPSF and experience in using it in practice and in assessing applications to award Fellowships.
You will have a readiness to challenge the status quo and proactively solve problems. You will also have the ability to engage others in learning and to influence decision makers using your excellent communication skills.
For informal enquiries, please contact Dawn Kemp (Head of Education Services) by email: firstname.lastname@example.org
We anticipate that interviews will take place the week commencing 27 February 2023.
The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change
, which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.