Associate Director of HR (Culture) – UAL Careers

Associate Director of HR (Culture)

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Vacancy Id: 9577

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 3 April 2023 at 22:55

 

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The opportunity

UAL’s People Strategy is intrinsic to the success of the University’s wider 10-year strategy to bring high-quality creative education to more students, enabling them to flourish in a changing world, and change the world for good through creative endeavour. To achieve these aims, we are investing significantly in our people and setting ambitious goals. With this comes an exciting opportunity for a proven HR leader to play a pivotal role in delivering the People Strategy across UAL.

The core purpose of the role is to use business insights to drive change and sustained improvements in people management across UAL and effectively lead on the following strategic areas of the UAL People Strategy 2023-26:

•    Employee Engagement and Wellbeing
•    Organisational Development and Effectiveness
•    Staff Development
•    Equality, Diversity and Inclusion.

About you

We value the diverse experiences candidates bring to UAL. Our people come from a variety of sectors and therefore applications are open to those both with and without previous experience of working in the higher education sector. Most important will be your substantial leadership and organisational development experience gained within a comparable sized organisation. 

CIPD qualified, you will bring to the role a working knowledge of contemporary approaches to business planning, staff development, equality, diversity & inclusion and employee engagement. You will have an in-depth experience and understanding of organisational design as well as experience of leading change.
You will be a highly effective communicator with strong coaching skills who relishes the opportunity to be at the forefront of change and continuously adapt accordingly. If you meet these criteria, we would like to hear from you.

In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.

Closing date: Monday, 3rd April 2023.

If you have any queries about this role or need any reasonable adjustments for your application, please contact Zele Akhilele, Resourcing Adviser via email at Peoplestaffrecruitment@arts.ac.uk.

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: 9577

College / Service: People

Location: Hybrid – UAL High Holborn/Home

Salary: £75,000 - £85,000 per annum

Contract: Permanent

Term: Full time – 37 hours per week

Apply by: 3 April 2023 at 22:55

 

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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