Head of Media


MU-HoM 4338937


Education, Further Education, School Managers


£64,599 Per Annum


18 Hours per week, 6 months +


Docklands, London

Contract Type:


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

As part of the School management team lead and manage the Media 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 months with a view of an extension working 18 hours per week

Head of Media’s Core Duties

  • Contribute to the formation of School strategy and plans, through engagement with the School and colleagues;
  • Ensure delivery of the Media 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 media area (examinations, coursework, etc.);
  • Responsible for responding to External Examiners’ comments and reports and for nominating appropriate Media Area external examiners for consideration for appointment;
  • Responsible for quality assurance, enhancement and standards in the Media 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 Media’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;
  • Liaise with professional bodies and other outside organisations as required by the School;

Head of Media’s 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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