Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College

  • Full Time
  • London
  • Posted 3 months ago

University of Westminster

Job title:

Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College


University of Westminster

Job description

Location: Regent Street, LondonA global University with London energy.The University of Westminster has a long and distinctive history. Founded over 180 years ago as London’s first polytechnic institution, it has become known for the many ways in which it helps students to realise their full potential, regardless of background.Westminster’s founding values are to be inclusive, progressive and compassionate, with a spirit that reflects the University’s global reach and location at the heart of a world city which is home to diverse communities. Our teaching is relevant, and contemporary, designed to prepare our students for the modern world of work. With our cutting-edge teaching and research environment, we are a leading practice-focused institution, with employability central to our mission.We are now seeking an exceptional individual as Pro Vice-Chancellor and Head of College of Liberal Arts and Sciences to join us and bring truly inspirational, visionary leadership to a dynamic College. Reporting to the Vice Chancellor and President, you will drive continued excellence and work in partnership with stakeholders, including colleagues and students, to deliver successful, high quality transformative and inclusive learning and an exceptional experience for all.The College of Liberal Arts and Sciences (LAS) was formed in 2018 and is made up of four distinctive schools: Life Sciences, Humanities, Social Sciences, and the Westminster Law School. The College is a large and diverse academic family from all over the world, consisting of around 400 colleagues, over 5700 undergraduates as well as 1300 master’s and 200 PhD students.As a member of the University Executive Board, you will join a small team of ambitious leaders driving the University towards a successful future. You will ensure the College provides infrastructure for high performing academic Schools, and the agility to respond to societal needs and a changing higher education landscape, contributing to a focused, high-performing University.With an inspirational, collaborative approach, you will have an established reputation in your field and a strong record of research or professional practice and a passion for education and students. You will have the courage and conviction to try new initiatives and embrace change, alongside the prudence and reflectiveness to ensure continued sustainability. The University is particularly keen to identify those who will be keen ambassadors for their disciplines as well as the role of education in changing lives and creating meaningful impact.Westminster will be delighted to hear from those who share their ambition and commitment; who look forwards and outwards, continuing to challenge with imagination and insight; and who embrace their culture of support, encouragement, and responsibility.The University of Westminster will be supported in this appointment by executive search firm, Green Park. For further details, including the job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please visit:At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.Closing date: 11:59 on Monday 6 May 2024From £119,000 per annum

Expected salary

£119000 per year



Job date

Fri, 12 Apr 2024 01:17:04 GMT

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