Associate Dean - Enterprise and Business Engagement

  • Category
    Housing, Support & Technical - Director
  • Location
    Middlesbrough, North Yorkshire
  • External Reference

Badenoch & Clark is delighted to be partnering with Teesside University to recruit an Associate Dean (Enterprise and Business Engagement) on a permanent basis.

About Teesside University

Teesside University is a vibrant, energetic and innovative institution, founded on more than 85 years of teaching and learning. The University has an inclusive, consultative, responsive, friendly and open approach, and has had significant positive social, economic and cultural impact on the local communities and the wider economies of the North East and North Yorkshire.

Purpose of the Role

Undertake a key role in supporting the Dean in the delivery of the University's mission statement, corporate strategy and institutional policies and procedures, with specific responsibility for the strategic vision, setting goals and ensuring achievements of key performance indicators across the enterprise and business engagement portfolio.

As a member of the School Executive Team, the post holder will also be expected to make a broader contribution beyond their specific portfolio to wider leadership and management of the School and the University.

Overview of Responsibilities

* Actively contribute to the delivery and future development of teaching, research and enterprise in the relevant discipline.
* Support the Dean in the leadership and management of the School, developing the culture to engage staff fully with the University vision and corporate strategy. Advise and deputise for the Dean as required.
* As part of the School Executive team, support the Dean to formulate, monitor and deliver the School's five year plan and annual plans, contributing to the achievement of the University corporate strategy objectives and key performance indicators.
* Provide innovative academic leadership to drive transformational change.
* Develop excellence in the School academic programmes by encouraging and facilitating new initiatives and innovation in line with the University's enterprise and business engagement strategy.
* Work closely with the Associate Dean (Learning and Teaching) to develop and implement the School's employability plan ensuring work-related learning opportunities for all students.
* Identify new and existing markets for bespoke academic programmes and short courses.
* Oversee the recruitment and marketing of all the School's engagement and partnership activities at regional, national and international level working alongside the Student Recruitment and Marketing team.
* Lead the School activity in employer engagement, promoting the strategic generation of new funding stream through partnership and collaboration.

Candidate Requirements

* Educated to higher degree level in a relevant discipline or equivalent professional qualification.
* Act as a champion in relation to the University's enterprise and business engagement strategy.
* Experience of working collaboratively and be able to develop effective networks and strategic partnerships with external organisations.
* Commitment to and demonstrable experience of undertaking research, development and/or scholarship to enhance teaching and build reputation.
* Recent experience of chairing, or demonstrable potential to chair, relevant School/University committees and external meetings.

All applications and enquiries are being managed by Badenoch & Clark.

For all application details and to discuss this opportunity further please contact Ruth Smithurst on 07450671218 or 0113 4870173.

The closing date for all enquiries and applications is 3rd February.
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