Job offer in england Senior Teaching Fellow (80825-097) at University of Warwick



University of Warwick – Board of Faculty of Arts

Applications are invited for a new Director of Student Experience and Progression (Employability and Alumni) for the Faculty of Arts.

We are looking for applicants with a strong vision, commitment, and track record in the: embedding of employability across the Arts and Humanities curricula; the development and expansion of work-based learning and internship opportunities for students; and the enhancement of employer liaison and alumni relations activity. The Faculty encompasses academic and practitioner-based disciplines and applicants should be able to show an understanding and appreciation of both approaches with regard to the employability of its graduates and the establishment of effective alumni relations.

Working closely with academic departments and staff student liaison committees, Student Careers and Skills and relevant central service departments, the successful candidate will develop a faculty-wide employability and alumni-relations strategy and provide academic leadership and coordination for Faculty-wide projects in this area.

The post holder will work as part of an emerging team of two Faculty DSEPs. One post will focus on the student experience with regard to employability and alumni development and the other will focus specifically on aspects to do with the student lifecycle.

Skills/Experience required:

  • A good honours degree and possession of a PhD or equivalent in a relevant Arts and Humanities discipline.
  • An understanding of the national policy relating to teaching in Higher Education and the forthcoming Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF).
  • A demonstrable understanding of the wider student experience particularly in relation to study skills, internships and employability.
  • An understanding of university undergraduate recruitment and especially the widening participation agenda.
  • Demonstrable capacity to offer excellence in innovative teaching coupled with the ability to share this best practice with colleagues.
  • Evidence of a capability to monitor and assess undergraduate student progression as well as to personally communicate feedback to students.
  • An ability to identify opportunities for developing alumni relations and to create links with prospective and current students.
  • Familiarity with a variety of strategies to promote and assess learning.
  • Engaged in continuous professional development, and intending to continue.
  • Understanding of equal opportunity issues as they may impact on areas of teaching.

Interview Date: 23rd October.

Full details of the duties and selection criteria for this role are found in the vacancy advert on the University of Warwick jobs page. You will be routed to this when you click on the Apply button below.

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