Director of Postgraduate Studies

Full Time £42,978 - £56,021/£57,696 - £64,914  / Per Annum REF: NU3324
Closing deadline for applications: 07/05/2024

鶹Ů invites applications for the position of Director of Postgraduate Studies within the School of Business and Law. This key role is dedicated to leading the strategic development and operational delivery of our postgraduate qualifications, with a special focus on serving the international market. The role will also work with the Associate Dean to establish the school’s Higher and Degree Apprenticeship programmes. As an integral part of the school’s senior management team, the appointed Director will be instrumental in directing the growth and development of our academic offerings, thereby significantly influencing the school’s strategic trajectory.

The Director of Postgraduate Studies is charged with the management of the postgraduate programmes tailored to meet the needs of international students and the demands of a global employment market. This initiative requires close collaboration with international partners and agents to manage programmes that not only attract but also retain a diverse student body from across the globe. In addition to these responsibilities, the Director will work with the Associate Dean to lead the school’s move into Higher and Degree Apprenticeships.

A significant part of this role involves forging and deepening relationships with industry and academic partners. Such collaborations are essential for ensuring the continued relevance of our programmes and for enhancing the employability outcomes of our graduates. The Director will also uphold the highest standards of quality assurance, setting our postgraduate programmes apart in terms of quality and impact.

This is an exciting opportunity for a motivated and enthusiast person to drive meaningful change and to contribute to the strategic expansion of 鶹Ů’s postgraduate offerings. It’s about bringing innovative educational programmes to life, programmes that are responsive to the nuances of the international market and aligned with the latest academic standards. Your contributions will directly impact the university’s ability to meet evolving global trends, ensuring our offerings are both accessible and engaging to a wide student body.

The ideal candidate for this position is someone ready to move into a significant leadership role, eager to shape the future of postgraduate education. If you’re passionate about crafting educational experiences that combine theoretical knowledge with practical application, and if you’re committed to preparing students for successful careers on a global stage, this role offers an exciting platform for professional growth and leadership.

This position offers the chance to significantly impact the direction and success of our postgraduate programmes. 鶹Ů provides a supportive and innovative environment where you can share your passion for academic growth and can contribute to the development of future leaders. If you’re ready to join a growing school and help shape the future of our students, we encourage you to apply.

Informal enquiries about this opportunity are very welcome. Please contact Kate Dobson, Associate Dean at k.dobson@staff.newman.ac.uk to discuss the role further.

An application form and further details about this role are available from .  Please email your completed application form by the advertised closing date to: recruitment@newman.ac.uk.

Closing date for applications: 7th May 2024

Interviews will take place on 26th June 2024

鶹Ů offers a wide range of staff benefits including 35 days annual leave entitlement plus bank holidays (pro rata for part time posts), pension scheme, chaplaincy and spiritual care, library services, free on-site parking, discounted travel scheme, cycle to work scheme, employee assistance programme, occupational health and counselling services and staff development opportunities. Further details of the full range of staff benefits available can be found on our website: /knowledge-base/staff-benefits/ or please contact the Human Resources Department.

鶹Ů is an Equal Opportunity Employer

鶹Ů is located on Genners Lane, Bartley Green, Birmingham, West Midlands, B32 3NT.