Head of Academic Studies

Scarborough, North Yorkshire
£60,295 - £69,025 per annum plus up to 10% discretionary performance bonus
15 Oct 2019
06 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

CU Scarborough has been established by Coventry University Group as a new campus in North Yorkshire to provide high quality, student centric, career focused higher education on the Yorkshire Coast, a recognised HE cold spot.  It also provides a base to serve the wider region. CU Scarborough works in close collaboration with a number of partners including a range of employers.  It operates through one of Coventry University's wholly owned subsidiaries (Coventry University College Ltd.) and is supported by the wider group infrastructure. Our new purpose built facilities opened in September 2016 located at the heart of Scarborough's brand new circa GBP 50 million education and sports campus.

Reporting to and working closely with the Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor, and liaising with others across the wider company, university group and externally, you will take a lead on all aspects of delivery, development and enhancement of the academic offer at CU Scarborough.

You will lead, manage and develop the CU Scarborough academic team to ensure they are highly effective, reflective, efficient and generally high performing across the full range of performance metrics.  You will lead on the review, enhancement and development of the existing academic provision.  You will also lead on new programme developments, major amendments and where necessary managed withdrawal, ensuring changes are aligned to current and future demand, informed by necessary data, and enable student recruitment targets to be achieved.  You will ensure the curriculum and its delivery is fresh and contemporary informed by and contributing to best practice in the sector.

Overall you will ensure CU Scarborough has a high quality, sustainable, employer engaged, demand-driven and attractive academic offer appropriate for the local and regional context, attracting students locally, regionally, nationally and internationally. You will drive CU Scarborough to be sector leading in terms of student experience.

You will be a key member of the Scarborough Management team, deputising for the Associate Pro-Vice-Chancellor where necessary and engaging with wider company and university activities where appropriate to the role and where agreed with your line manager.

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