Dean of Students


1st October 2021

Ravensbourne University London is an ambitious specialist university committed to shaping the future of the creative industries. We are one of London’s newest universities, at the centre of the creative community on the Greenwich Peninsula. The creative industries form a crucial part of the UK’s economic growth, and we are well placed to contribute on a national and international scale. We are champions of creativity and collaboration, dedicated to giving our learners the specialist skills and opportunities they need for outstanding careers in digital media and design.

Reporting to the deputy vice-chancellor, and as a member of the university’s executive, the dean of students will play a key role in the development of a high-quality provision of education to its students. Working closely with the deputy vice-chancellor, and with academic and professional staff colleagues across the institution, the dean will implement and operationalise the university’s academic and student experience strategies. Ensuring Ravensbourne’s Digital First strategy is underpinned with distinctive pedagogic content, they will have responsibility for quality and compliance across all undergraduate and pre-degree teaching provision.

Crucially, the successful candidate will have proven experience of leadership and management of excellent teaching and learning provision, leading to the delivery of an outstanding student experience.    Ideally, candidates will have the knowledge and experience to implement academic standards, quality assurance and quality enhancement in higher education, whilst maintaining external networks, ensuring that they are up to date with the latest development in the delivery of teaching and learning.  As a critical member of the executive team, this is an exceptional opportunity to help develop  Ravensbourne University as a leading institution of higher education in the creative, digital and business disciplines.

Ravensbourne University London celebrates diversity and promotes equality and inclusion amongst staff and students. As such, the university welcomes applications from all, regardless of personal characteristics or background.

Location: London

Salary: Competitive


How to Apply

The university has appointed global executive search firm Perrett Laver to support the appointment of our next Dean of Students.


For further information and instructions on how to apply, please visit quoting reference: 5224 or contact Emma Cowan at Perrett Laver or 0203 340 6289.

The closing date for applications is midnight (BST) on Friday 1st October 2021.

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