Interim Director of Student and Campus Life

Queen's University Belfast

Queen’s College Belfast (QUB) employs over 4,500 folks from in extra of 98 nations and has a pupil physique of roughly 25,000. The College is a member of the Russell Group of research-led UK universities, has an annual turnover of £450m and web belongings of circa £700m.

QUB has just lately restructured its senior management and to help this transition are in search of an Interim Director of Pupil and Campus Life (SCL), who will likely be a part of the senior management inside the Portfolio of College students and Company Companies.

As Interim Director of SCL, they are going to be accountable for main and managing the strategic improvement and supply of a portfolio of top quality, value efficient, buyer centered companies to college students, workers and exterior clients in help of the College’s Technique 2030. 

The Directorate of SCL is made up of seven models which reinforces the expertise of the scholar throughout their time at Queen’s together with the place they reside and eat, how they spend their leisure time, proper via to Commencement. Pupil expertise is on the coronary heart of SCL offering options to pupil wants, serving to them contribute, develop and develop academically inside a welcoming and inclusive neighborhood. The seven models are:

  • Lodging
  • Campus Meals and Drink
  • Childcare
  • Sport and Bodily Wellbeing
  • Tradition and Arts
  • Industrial and Customer Expertise
  • Occasions and Timetabling

SCL may also be the primary hyperlink with the College students’ Union for operational issues.

The Director of SCL can have accountability for circa 310 FTE and a funds of £37.8m of which over 90% is predicted to be earnings producing.

The profitable candidate will need to have, and your CV and canopy letter ought to clearly reveal you’ve: 

  • Attained a minimal of diploma stage or equal qualification.
  • Substantial related senior-level expertise in Greater Schooling (Pupil Expertise) or in Hospitality and a private observe report of success, together with staff management and improvement inside a high-performing, massive and sophisticated construction.
  • Expertise in budgetary planning and monetary administration and a confirmed observe report of attaining important monetary targets.
  • Expertise of cultivating and managing a dynamic staff which delivers outcomes inside an ever-changing enterprise surroundings.
  • Proof of main and managing important and sophisticated change inside a buyer centered surroundings.
  • Expertise of the profitable administration and execution of complicated tasks.
  • Expertise of efficiently creating and cultivating partnerships and strategic alliances.
  • Expertise in creating modern options and the sensible implementation of technique which incorporates the optimistic engagement of workers attaining related targets.
  • The aptitude to formulate and supply clear skilled recommendation on complicated coverage points and their efficient communication inside the College.
  • Expertise of selling to incorporate competency in market analysis, branding, segmentation and buyer relationship advertising and marketing.
  • Expertise of writing and presenting detailed enterprise plans at board stage.
  • Please notice the above are usually not an exhaustive listing. For additional details about the function together with the important and fascinating standards please click on on the Candidate Info hyperlink under.

    You’re required to submit a CV and canopy letter outlining how your expertise meets the factors of the put up.  This have to be uploaded as one doc.

    This put up is offered for 12 months.  Fastened time period contract posts can be found for the said interval within the first occasion however particularly circumstances could also be renewed or made everlasting topic to availability of funding. 

    At Queen’s our individuals are on the coronary heart of every part we do. As a workers member you’ll develop into a part of a vibrant organisational tradition, which can offer you the chance to realize your full potential and improve your profession via a steady deal with studying and improvement.

    We provide a wonderful employment package deal that features:

    • Nice phrases & situations
    • Pension schemes
    • Versatile working by enabling you to design your working week in collaboration along with your supervisor via a mix of distant and workplace working
    • Household-friendly initiatives
    • Profession improvement alternatives
    • Help for well being & psychological wellbeing
    • Beneficiant vacation entitlement of 8.4 weeks a 12 months (made up of 23 days annual go away, 10 closure days and 9 financial institution holidays)

    Queen’s College is dedicated to selling equality of alternative to all. We’ve got created an inclusive tradition by establishing workers networks akin to iRise (Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic and Worldwide Workers Community) and PRISM (LGBTQ+) which assist us progress equality.

    We additionally subscribe to Equality Constitution Marks such because the Variety Constitution Mark NI along with Athena Swan. For additional data on our dedication to Equality, Variety and Inclusion, please go to: ;  and

    Casual enquiries could also be directed to the Performing Director of Finance – Anne McLaughlin through [email protected]

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