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Head of the School of Digital & Screen Media

Leeds Trinity University is making a significant investment in academic leadership to prepare for predicted growth, in existing and new programmes, and to embrace the University’s strategy of expanding Research and Knowledge Exchange. As part of this ambitious transformation, four new Schools are being created and all require visionary founding Heads of School with substantial academic leadership experience and the ambition to drive forward their strategic growth agendas and to deliver fundamental KPIs.

Reporting to the Dean of Faculty, these posts will play a key role in the University’s Academic Leadership Group and represent their Faculty to external and internal stakeholders. The roles will require you to have significant academic or professional experience in an area relevant to the School.  A Professorial title will be offered if successful candidates meet our criteria.

The University is looking to appoint the following Heads of School:

  • Head of the School of Business in the Faculty of Business, Computing & Digital Industries
  • Head of the School of Computer Science in the Faculty of Business, Computing & Digital Industries
  • Head of the School of Digital & Screen Media in the Faculty of Business, Computing & Digital Industries (This School includes English, Film, Journalism, Media and Photography)
  • Head of the School of Law in the Faculty of Social & Health Sciences

You will have strong leadership skills with a proven understanding and appreciation of the academic area and industry trends, and their impact on curriculum, research and knowledge exchange.  A proven track record of leading curriculum and portfolio growth and development to provide excellence in learning and teaching and student experience is also essential.  Through collaborative working and excellent organisational skills you will develop and lead a team with complex workloads, encouraging leading-edge subject knowledge and an innovative and entrepreneurial approach to all aspects of the student journey.

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