Location: Europe – High Wycombe, UK
Deadline: 25 September 2023
Buckinghamshire New University (BNU), a modern university with a 130-year legacy, transforms lives through a diverse student community. BNU places equal emphasis on social capital and skills development, ensuring that students thrive in their professional journeys. The attainment of a Silver rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, high student satisfaction, and improved rankings serve as noteworthy indicators of the Institution’s achievements and success.
BNU is currently in search of a Head of School to spearhead the establishment, growth, and development of their fresh School of Engineering and the Built Environment. The appointed individual will provide exceptional academic leadership, focusing on curriculum design, innovative program creation, and forging impactful industry connections to ensure unparalleled work experience for students. Expansion of the School in terms of staff and students, fostering a thriving academic culture, and upholding the highest standards of education, research, enterprise, and professional practice will also be pivotal.
We are seeking an ambitious academic leader with a dynamic approach, who has managed relevant academic portfolios, ensuring contributions to student growth. Expertise in aligning with the University’s strategic goals and delivering on key performance indicators is crucial, as is exceptional leadership to drive performance and deliver an excellent student experience.
The deadline for receipt of applications is midday (GMT) on Monday, 25 September 2023.
Shortlisted candidates will be invited to have an individual discussion with the Deputy Vice-Chancellor on Friday, 6 October 2023, followed by an interview on Monday, 16 October 2023.
If you are successful in securing an interview for the role, you will be required to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK.
BNU is a Disability Confident employer and as such you will be given the opportunity to declare a disability as part of the application process. The University is also committed to achieving the Race Equality Charter.