Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic

Richmond American University London

  • Permanent
  • London
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Provost and Deputy Vice Chancellor, Academic
Date posted:23rd February 2023
Closing date:27th March 2023

Up to £150,000

Richmond American University London is a unique institution, global in outlook and in practice, diverse and cosmopolitan in its culture. A leading private and not-for-profit institution, we are dually accredited in both the United States, by the Middle States Commission on Higher Education, and registered with the Office for Students in the UK. Our students receive both UK and US degrees, bringing together the best of British and American higher education.

Operating in London since 1972, our mission is to educate and inform future generations by providing them with the knowledge and support to think critically, the freedom to challenge assumptions and the skills to work with others. Our distinctive, multi-disciplinary Liberal Arts degree programmes offer a holistic approach to teaching and learning that focuses on developing academic and personal skills to enable our students to make positive contributions through employment, personal development, and public service after graduation.

Following the move to our new state-of-the-art campus in Chiswick Park, West London, we are developing a new strategy that will see the University grow and further diversify its student body, broaden and diversify is academic offer and expand its international partnerships.

We are now seeking to appoint the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, who has primary responsibility for delivering the University’s learning and teaching strategy, research strategy, and for academic performance and reporting. The Provost reports directly to the President and Vice-Chancellor and is an ex-officio member of the Board of Trustees.

Our new Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor, Academic, will bring a proven track record of executive and strategic level academic leadership, with the ability to articulate a clear vision and motivate colleagues at all levels. Candidates will have experience of leading and managing major change programmes, along with experience of managing relationships with regulatory bodies, stakeholders, international partners and professional advisers. They will have excellent communication skills and a leadership style that demonstrates warmth, integrity, transparency and collegiality. An international outlook is essential and experience of both the UK and US higher education systems is desirable.

This role is a wonderful opportunity to join a unique international university as we embark on an exciting period of strategic development and growth.

Closing date: noon on Monday 27th March 2023.

Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. We are committed to promoting equality and diversity amongst our international staff and students and to offering a stimulating and supportive working environment.

Richmond American University London

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