Head of Fashion

Reference:

MU-Hof 4338936

Sector:

Education, Further Education, Senior Management

Salary:

£64,599 Per Annum

Benefits:

+ Bens

Town/City:

East London, Docklands

Contract Type:

Permanent

We specialise in the recruitment of high quality candidates in the Education sector. We have an excellent opportunity for a head of Fashion based out one of our fantastic university in East London.

As part of the School management team lead and manage the Fashion area so that it realises its potential and delivers excellence in the full portfolio of academic programmes and activities.

This role is initially on a Fixed Term Contract for 6 mponths with a view of an extension working 18 hours per week

Head of Fashions’ Core Duties

  • Contribute to the formation of School strategy and plans, through engagement with the Dean of School and colleagues;
  • Ensure delivery of the Fashion areas contribution to University strategic plans;
  • Support and develop academic leadership in the department and wider community;
  • Effective management of all staff in the area to ensure excellent teaching and learning as well as research;
  • Responsible for overseeing effective assessment in the Fashion area (examinations, coursework, etc.);
  • Responsible for responding to External Examiners’ comments and reports and for nominating appropriate Fashion Area external examiners for consideration for appointment;
  • Responsible for quality assurance, enhancement and standards in the Fashion Area;
  • Ensure that all teaching is timetabled within agreed guidelines;
  • Appropriately and effectively manage budgets;
  • Ensure that Health, Safety and Environmental practice in the Area complies with University policy and regulations;
  • Ensure effective representation of Fashion’s interests within and outside the University;
  • Ensure that the activities of the Department are undertaken in accordance with the governance, policy and regulatory frameworks of the University;
  • Actively promoting equality and diversity, in accordance with the school’s equality and diversity policies;

Head of Fashions’ Key Experience

  • A degree in a relevant subject (C)
  • A doctorate (PhD or Professional Doctorate) or equivalent evidence of professional experience in a relevant subject. (A/C)
  • A credible professional track record and/or research record/publications (A/C)
  • Fellowship of Higher Education Academy (C), not essential Academic expertise (both teaching & research) at HE level in one of the main subjects taught within the department (A/I)
  • Experience in managing resources and budgets (A)
  • Excellent oral, written communications and inter-personal skills (I/P)
  • Experience of managing staff and adhering to HR policies and processes (A/I)

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