Job offer in london Dean of Media School at University Of The Arts London

The role

The Dean of the Media School at the London College of Communication will provide strong academic and managerial leadership to the School and will contribute to the strategic development of the College and thereby the University. 

The successful candidate will be accountable to the PVC/Head of College and will be a member of the College’s Executive Group.

An initial principal and important responsibility for the successful candidate will be providing significant input to the planned relocation of the College to a new world-class building over the next five years. The Dean will be responsible for ensuring that all learning and teaching in the School is supported by appropriate and effective digital and physical learning environments that utilise progressive teaching practices.

Why choose us?

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in design, media and screen education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication. 

Your profile

With a Post Graduate qualification in a creative industry related area and preferably a PhD in one of the Media School’s subjects, you will be recognised as a leading authority in your subject with widespread public or professional recognition. You will be able to demonstrate knowledge of one or more fields of contemporary design-related research and understand the mechanisms for managing and funding researchers.

With a real ‘can do’ approach to achieving required outcomes, you will have the ability to effectively plan, prioritise and manage complex projects or activities in order to achieve the College’s long-term strategic objectives. Throughout your career, you will have gained experience of shaping and influencing developments through your personal contribution to your area of expertise.

As a leader, you will have gained experience of motivating and leading teams effectively and promoting collaboration across functions. Your knowledge of commercialising media/creative industries courses, facilities and research will ensure income generation for the College and you will be able to initiate innovative solutions to problems, which have a strategic impact.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985.

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Closing date: 15 November 2017.

At UAL, everyone’s identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early to avoid disappointment as we reserve the right to close vacancies prior to the advertised closing date.