Anderson Quigley

Interim Deputy Director of Student Life – UK University

Interim Deputy Director of Student Life – UK University

Posted on 2 February 2022

Anderson Quigley is currently working with a prestigious university to identify a Deputy Director of Student Life. This is an interim opportunity, with an immediate start while the university recruits on a permanent basis.

The main objective of this role is to provide strategic leadership for the ongoing development of a world-class residential life experience. You will lead a large team of staff to ensure that the student transition into residences meets the diverse needs of students.  You will work with the team and other key stakeholders to plan and deliver a range of educational, wellbeing and community building initiatives.

As the successful candidate, you will have experience at senior level within a university or commercial environment, with a demonstrable track record of successful delivery of services to students and/or customers. You will have proven experience of developing, leading and motivating teams to deliver objective led outcomes, ideally with experience of managing teams in a residential setting. As well as an understanding of the pressures in the academic environment or similar and experience of developing innovative approaches to support.

This opportunity would suit someone who is passionate about mental health and wellbeing and understands the challenges students are facing today.

If you have experience of the student life cycle and are interested in making a difference to the lives of students, please contact Claire Carter for more information on or +44 (0)773 290 0579.