|Salary:||£43,414 to £51,805|
|Placed On:||6th February 2023|
|Closes:||28th February 2023|
The role and department
Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University’s four Faculties and is comprised of four research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics, Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the School aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027.
The School currently has over 180 academic staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow further. The School has a high-quality portfolio of programmes at undergraduate, masters and doctoral level, across all subject areas. The school’s student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes, attracting a talented and diverse student intake (with over 130 nationalities).
Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world. Further information on the School can be found at www.dur.ac.uk/business.
The Senior Learning & Teaching Manager will play a key role in embedding relevant initiatives derived from changes in the HE education sector,, the University and the School contributing to the development of new activities, creating operational processes and practices which support them and designing an appropriate resourcing plan to facilitate the administration across a substantial and diverse programme portfolio (circa 4000 students incl. UG, PGT, MBA and DBA) The competitive landscape for Business Schools is particularly fast-paced and it is critical that new initiatives are rapidly and successfully embedded into operational practice.
The Senior Learning & Teaching Manager will work closely with academic leaders and other colleagues to enhance both the programme offering and lead a range of initiatives at the heart of the student experience, addressing strategic priorities including student recruitment and admission, student support and employability.
The post holder will contribute to the development of new programmes, including collaborative partnerships, developing operational practices which support these initiatives ensuring that they are aligned to the aims of the Business School’s Education and Student Engagement Strategy and the University’s Education Strategy and contribute to the development of the wider portfolio of activities offered by the Business School through their involvement in Faculty-wide and University-wide committees and working-groups.
The post holder will operate in a complex matrix management structure and will be expected to add value by contributing towards the School’s strategic framework and optimising the interaction between programmes, specialist services and academic departments.
An important element of the role is to shape developments affecting programmes across three strategic transversal themes of the School: internationalisation, engagement with a corporate world, ethics, responsibility and sustainability, in close partnership with our academic leads.
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