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Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean Global Partnerships


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  • Northern Ireland

  • £ £126,333 – £142,501

Pro-Vice Chancellor / Executive Dean - Global Partnerships
Deputy Vice-Chancellor’s Office
£126,333 – £142,501
Ulster University is delighted to be working in partnership with Aspen People in the recruitment  of a Pro Vice-Chancellor / Executive Dean Global Partnerships.
About the Role
This is a significant opportunity for you to join our Senior Leadership Team and to contribute to driving the University forward into a new chapter.
The Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean - Global Partnerships will be the primary ambassador for the University abroad, and will shape the future direction of the University’s internationalisation activity. Extending existing partnerships in China, Ireland, Qatar, Switzerland, and across the UK while developing new opportunities for transnational education will be a core focus for the Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean.
Using experience and vision to transform the University’s international activity, the Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean - Global Partnerships will ensure that the international agenda permeates all areas of the University activity.
As a member of the University’s senior leadership team (SLT), the position of Pro-Vice Chancellor and Executive Dean is both challenging and rewarding, with a broad range of responsibilities
  • Strategic leadership of the University; 
  • Leading the formulation of an international strategy which prioritises international student recruitment and partner student progression to home campus provision; Overseeing the development of new academic provision on partner campuses; 
  • Leading and managing the financial and human resource attributed to the international portfolio; 
  • Overseeing a review of international partnerships, and pursuing and developing new relationships;
  • Engaging fully in the University’s operational planning process; and 
  • Providing creative thought-leadership and academic expertise in TNE models and emerging markets, enabling Ulster University to target sector-leading, innovative approaches which offer the greatest potential. 
About You

You will have an inclusive, determined, inspirational, authentic and BRAVE* approach to leadership, while embracing the University’s values of Integrity, Inclusion, Developing Potential, and Collaboration.

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For a confidential discussion, please contact Katharine Price, Donogh O’Brien or Gillian Blackadder at Aspen People on 0141 212 7555.
Closing date for applications: Monday 2nd September 2024

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