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Dean of School of Design and Technology

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Vacancy Id: 9774

College / Service: London College of Fashion

Location: LCF - Stratford, London UK

Salary: circa £80,000

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 12 June 2023 at 23:55

 

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The opportunity

University of the Arts London is seeking a dynamic and visionary individual to join the London College of Fashion as Dean of the School of Design and Technology. This is a unique opportunity to lead a world-class institution, building on the School’s reputation as a global leader for fashion education.

As Dean, you will provide academic and managerial leadership to the School, ensuring that it delivers an outstanding education to its students and leading on student outcomes and experience. You will lead the development and delivery of the curriculum, ensuring that all learning and teaching is supported by appropriate and effective digital and physical learning environments. You will build and maintain an academic environment that promotes excellent research, creative practice and public-facing knowledge exchange.

You will be responsible for managing the academic and support teams of the School as well as the management of resources allocated to the School. You will fully participate in the operational and strategic development processes for the College, advising the College’s Executive Group and Management Team on the ways in which the Design and Technology portfolio articulates and collaborates with other Schools and Colleges in the University, as well as with other national and international institutions.

About you

You will have a strong academic background, educated to PhD level (or equivalent) and will be a recognised authority in your subject or professional area. You will possess a strong knowledge of past and present organisations and trends in the UK and world fashion/creative industries, as well as a demonstrable knowledge of academic provision, trends and issues in Universities, both national and global. You will have a substantial record of teaching, research and/or professional practice in one or more of the School’s specialist areas.

You will also have experience of teaching in a Higher Education Institution and will possess knowledge of commercialising fashion/creative industry courses, facilities and research and KE for income generation purposes. You will have insights of shaping and influencing developments within a college/organisation through previous contributions within your area of expertise. You will also possess a varied and wide-ranging set of personal and professional skills, including excellent communication, leadership, management, organisational and planning skills.

We are UAL

University of the Arts London (UAL) offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. We are a collegiate University spread across London with six Colleges, four Institutes and five Research Centres. UAL also has two subsidiary companies, delivering specialist activities – UAL Short Courses Ltd, and UAL Arts Temps Ltd.

We’re made up of all types of people, coming together in London, the world’s creative capital. We are designers, artists, performers, thinkers, researchers and makers. Our students, staff and graduates form a global network of creatives, entrepreneurs and leaders. Together, our ideas change the world. Because the world needs creativity.

We are ranked highly across the board. We are ranked first for specialist art and design, second in the world for Art and Design in the 2023 QS World University Rankings (for the fifth year in a row), ranked fifth in sustainability and two of our colleges were rated in the top three fashion schools in the world.

Our culture

We have become one of the world’s most international Universities, welcoming over 22,000 students and 6,000 staff from 130 countries. And, as a global university, staff and students learn from different cultures and perspectives, which leads to new conversations and innovative work. At our very core, everything we do seeks to challenge the status quo by driving social purpose and standing up for what matters.

We welcome applicants from all backgrounds including those who may feel underrepresented in the workforce due to their socioeconomic circumstances such as those from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (B.A.M.E.) backgrounds. We aim to be a university where everyone can be themselves and are supported to reach their full potential.

With our commitment to inclusion and diversity, we are proud to be a Race Equality Charter (REC) member to help us reduce barriers that negatively impacts B.A.M.E. staff, a Stonewall Diversity Champion to ensure all LGBTQ+ people are valued at work, a Disability Confident Scheme Committed employer and member of the Business Disability Forum which help us to improve the lives of disabled people in the workplace.

Vacancy Id: 9774

College / Service: London College of Fashion

Location: LCF - Stratford, London UK

Salary: circa £80,000

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 12 June 2023 at 23:55

 

Please read through our FAQs page before applying.
A full copy of the job advert along with other information (such as interviews date, hiring process etc) is available by clicking on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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