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Academic Directors (Education Executive)


Academic Directors (Employability and Skills, and Graduate School)

We are seeking to appoint two new roles of Academic Director, to provide leadership for key institutional education and employability priorities in support of the overall strategic direction provided by the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education) – Professor Chris Hughes – and our education strategy.

The post-holders will work as part of a team of five Academic Directors and in conjunction with a new Education Executive led by Chris. These new appointments and development of the Executive will help to ensure that we continue to remain at the very forefront of excellence in national and international education agendas.

The Academic Director (Employability and Skills) will lead the development of our strategic framework and vision for employability, working with academic departments, central service teams such as Careers and Skills, and Warwick SU to promote implementation and ensure alignment with our overall strategic goals.

The Academic Director (Graduate School) is an internal only appointment which will champion postgraduate studies across the University and develop the strategy of the Graduate School in line with our education strategy and other institutional priorities. The role will ensure the highest national and international standards of postgraduate programmes and training at the University and seek to innovate around new opportunities for promoting postgraduate study.

These appointments will each be for a period of three years initially, at 0.6FTE, with flexibility to increase to 0.8FTE for the Employability and Skills role. The remainder of individuals’ time continuing to focus on personal academic work at the highest level.
Further details

Further details, including the description and person specification can be found here:

Academic Director (Employability and Skills) Role Description and Person Specification (PDF Document)

Academic Director (Graduate School) Role Description and Person Specification (PDF Document)

How to apply

Academic Director (Employability and Skills)

Apply here Along with your application form you should submit a copy of your CV supported by a two-page statement outlining your suitability for the role. You should identify two individuals who may be approached for references.

Deadline: Sunday 9 July 2017

Academic Director (Graduate School - INTERNAL ONLY)

Application is by an Expression of Interest of no more than 2 pages of A4 together with an up-to-date short-format CV (full publication lists are not necessary), which should be submitted to Angela Gibson (Senior PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education)):

E-mail: PVCEducation dot PA at warwick dot ac dot uk

Deadline: Monday 26 June 2017