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The following are our current advertised vacancies for senior appointments within UK universities. We exclusively handle permanent, temporary and interim vacancies for senior academic and professional-services appointments within higher education.
Faculty Pro Vice Chancellor – Faculty of Engineering and Environment
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
Looking for an outstanding academic to join the University Executive, responsible for contributing to the achievement of the University’s Vision, Strategy and supporting plans, leading the Faculty of Engineering and Environment.
Director of Home Student Recruitment
A member of the university’s senior leadership team, the Director of Home Student Recruitment is a newly created role which will be responsible for developing and leading a strategy to maximize growth, working collaboratively with the Academic Deans and the wider academic community.
Deputy Director of HR
We are seeking candidates with significant experience gained at a senior level within a multi-function Human Resources Service in a large/complex organisation including leading organisational change projects and HR initiatives.
Head of Health and Safety
This is an exciting time for a talented health and safety professional to join a forward-thinking organisation with a broad portfolio.
Chair in Wireless Communication
The Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering at the University of Surrey is looking to recruit a world leading Professor of Wireless Communications, to develop and lead a significant programme of research in line with the Faculty’s research strategy, attracting and securing significant research funds.
Head of HR Operations
The University of Manchester is looking for an exceptional candidate who is able to demonstrate a significant track record of providing effective senior leadership for the delivery of the HR transactional services to a consistently high standard in a large and complex environment.
Director – National Innovation Centre for Ageing (NICA)
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne
We are seeking to appoint an outstanding individual to the position of NICA Director to lead the organisation through its next phase, shaping its culture and capabilities, developing its partnerships and demonstrating a material impact on the global ageing market while directly benefiting the UK economy.
Head of Statutory Student Reporting
The University of Manchester is looking to identify a new Head of Statutory Student Reporting. The successful candiate will be a respected subject matter expert with exemplary analytical skills able to develop strong working relationships at all levels of the institution and work independently in multiple data sets to deliver to set sector deadlines.
Executive Director of Corporate Services
An incredible opportunity to shape University of Sheffield’s future! As a member of the University Executive Board, you will oversee the coordination of eight key professional service departments and inspire a culture of continuous improvement.
Deputy Academic Registrar
Location: St Andrews
Scotland’s oldest University is seeking to appoint a dynamic individual to work closely with the Academic Registrar in leading key administrative functions in the University Registry.
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