Executive Director of Academic Affairs


21st June 2019

Faculty/Services Newcastle University

Unit Newcastle University

Sub Unit Newcastle University

Staff Category Senior Management

Contract Type Open Ended

Hours of Work Full Time

Location Newcastle upon Tyne


Closing date: 21 June 2019

Newcastle University is a thriving international community of more than 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students from over 140 countries worldwide studying across our campuses in Newcastle upon Tyne, Singapore and Malaysia and our centre in London.

We are seeking to appoint to the newly created position of Executive Director of Academic Affairs. As Executive Director of Academic Affairs you will report to the Vice-Chancellor & President, as a member of the Executive Board, playing a key role in the continued success of the University.

Developing and delivering a compelling vision and strategy for the Professional Services underpinning the academic programme and student lifecycle functions of the University, you will work strategically and collaboratively across the Senior Management Team of the University ensure the relevant services support the University’s strategic priorities.

Key to success in this exciting role is a demonstrable track record of leading multi-disciplinary teams, twinned with experience of developing and implementing strategy and change within Higher Education.

Interviews will be held on Monday, 8 July 2019

For a confidential discussion about this role you may contact the Vice-Chancellor & President, Professor Chris Day, at chris.day@ncl.ac.uk

Newcastle University is committed to being a fully inclusive Global University which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society. We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our colleagues and the community they represent. We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from everybody, regardless of race, sex, ethnicity, religion, nationality, sexual orientation, age, disability, gender identity, marital status/civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, as well as being open to flexible working practices.

To apply please follow this link.