Head of School, Fashion

Updated: 7 days ago
Deadline: 19 Feb 2020

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School of Fashion
Location:  See Advert
Salary:  Competitive Salary
Closing Date:  Wednesday 19 February 2020
Interview Date:  Friday 28 February 2020
Reference:  20-FA3D001-0745-2

Are you an exceptional individual ready to influence and define key agendas for the future of Fashion education, nationally and globally? 

The University for the Creative Arts (UCA) is looking for an ambitious disciplinary expert with a sophisticated approach to academic leadership to become Head of School for Fashion. 

This is a unique opportunity to join the UK’s top creative specialist and to lead our School of Fashion as it seeks to deepen its connections with industry and help define the global agenda through meaningful partnerships and collaborations.  

The School of Fashion is home to around 1,000 undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research degree students, and comprises 11 undergraduate and postgraduate courses covering all aspects of the fashion industry.

You’ll be part of the University Executive Group, working closely with other Heads of School and Directors of Professional Services to lead and support the wider strategic activities of UCA. 

You’ll be based either at our Epsom or Rochester campus, but will travel regularly to other campuses.

This role will be available with a professorial title for suitable candidates. 

To apply, please send your CV with a covering letter outlining your suitability for the role. 

To discuss the position further, please contact Professor Bashir Makhoul, Vice-Chancellor, either by email, [email protected] , or by phone, 01252 8962601.

UCA is The Times / Sunday Times ‘Modern University of the Year 2019’ and the No.1 Specialist Creative University in all three major University league tables. Ranking 13th of all UK universities in the main Guardian League Table 2020  the University is also proud to hold the TEF Gold award for teaching quality from the Office for Students.  

As the UK’s No.1 specialist creative university for employment of graduates* and the second largest provider of creative education in Europe, the University has been producing exceptional graduates for the global creative sector for over 150 years. 96.9% of UCA’s graduates were either in employment or further study within 6 months of graduation in the most recent DLHE* survey released in 2018. We have more than 7,500 students studying on 120 creative arts, business and technology courses at campuses in Canterbury, Epsom, Farnham, Rochester, Hampton Court and Maidstone as well as by distance learning. Our exceptional team of world-class teaching and research academics are equipping the next generation of creators, innovators and leaders with the skills they need to thrive in the creative industries.

*Destinations of Leavers in Higher Education (DLHE) July 2018


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