The University of Gloucestershire is a vibrant and thriving university with a vision to enable transformation for our students wherever they are located. It has an ambitious strategy to build partnerships which create opportunity, innovation and mutual benefit for the communities we serve. As the Head of Academic Partnership Services you will play a key role in leading this strategy by identifying, securing and nurturing the University of Gloucestershire’s academic partnerships in the UK and overseas in order to expand our network of partners through offering a first-choice partnership experience. You will bring experience of successfully identifying, developing, securing, managing and advancing multiple collaborative partnerships whilst also displaying high levels of cultural awareness with a diplomatic approach. An ability to build effective relationships and to engender trust with a variety of stakeholders will also be crucial.
In this post you will lead the Academic Partnership Services team, and it will be vital that you have proven leadership skills with the ability to inspire creativity whilst also striving for continuous service improvement and development in order to ensure that the University can stand out in a crowded market within the UK and internationally. The encouragement of professional development by members of Academic Partnership Services will be key to this role and you will inspire excellence in administration, building on accepted national standards. You will contribute to the strategic development and key planning processes of the wider Directorate, develop and implement policies, and represent the University regionally, nationally and internationally.
Interview Date: Tuesday 23rd March 2021
The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and welcomes applications from under-represented sections of the community.
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