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Assistant Principal Student Experience


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  • Scotland

  • £ £72,543

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Edinburgh College
Assistant Principal Student Experience
Edinburgh College is Scotland’s Capital College with around 27,000 students across four campuses. We provide high-quality education and training to people and businesses across the region and beyond. We welcome students from 139 countries worldwide, who choose from over 700 courses across 17 different subject areas and with full-time, part-time, evening and distance learning options available from access to degree level. We have established relationships with employers and universities to create a connected community that provides students with strong links to work or further study. We are committed to ensuring our students are prepared for successful careers through work placements and engagement with employers.
As a member of the College’s Senior Management Team (SMT), the Assistant Principal Student Experience will provide leadership in all aspects of the direction, management and financial sustainability of this corporate support function. You will be responsible for ensuring that the provision meets the requirements of students, customers and other stakeholders, with improvements following service design approaches. In addition, as a member of the SMT, you’ll contribute to the development and implementation of robust whole College strategic and operational planning.
The successful candidate will have a relevant Professional Qualification and extensive experience related to the role with evidence of CPD, including management/leadership development activities. You will be an excellent problem solver with exceptional people, financial and data skills, understanding the key issues and challenges relevant to the portfolio. Working in a collegiate manner, you will be an engaging leader and confident presenter to the relevant Board committee, who leads by example in line with our values and takes pride in our students’ development.
For a confidential discussion on the position please call Donogh O’Brien, Katharine Price or Gillian Blackadder on 0141 212 7555.
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Closing date:  Monday 22nd May 2023

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