Job offer available in Scotland Director of Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities at University of Glasgow

Job Purpose
To be responsible to the Dean of the Scottish Graduate School for Arts & Humanities (SGSAH) and to the SGSAH Executive for the operational leadership and management of the SGSAH, a world-leading and sustainable organisation supporting postgraduate research education across Scotland.

To develop and implement policy in the area of postgraduate research education, to initiate, plan, execute and deliver the projects of the SGSAH and to be accountable for the SGSAH’s key performance indicators.

To act as the key liaison point between and among the SGSAH’s Higher Education Institution (HEI) members, its industry partners, its funders and other stakeholders and to establish co-operative relationships with these and with other pooled Graduate Schools in the UK and overseas.

To hold overall accountability for the management of major infrastructure funding and studentship awards operated by the SGSAH.

Standard Terms & Conditions
Salary will be on the Management, Professional and Administrative Grade, level 9.

This position is fixed term until 31 March 2019, in line with the funding package awarded from 2014-2019. SGSAH is currently engaged in the process of developing funding applications, to be submitted to the SFC and AHRC by October 2017, with the aim of securing the next funding package for the national Scottish consortium (2019 – 2023).

There is a possibility for consideration of a secondment opportunity for the duration of the current funding term (31 March 2019). Arrangements regarding any continuation of the secondment beyond that date would be subject to further discussion and funding.

New entrants to the University will be required to serve a probationary period of 6 months.

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.

We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.