Assistant Director (Planning and Administration) - 5181
UAL - High Holborn, London UK
£52,073 - £62,900 per annum
We are looking for a highly skilled and motivated individual to take up this new post. The role will be responsible to the Director of Library and Student Support Services and will oversee the bringing together of a range of functions to form a centrally managed administrative team that supports the work of the Directorate. Responsibilities will include the management of general administration, internal communications, finance, staff management and development, resource planning and change management. As a member of the Directorate's Leadership Team the role will contribute to the development and delivery of the Library and Student Support Strategy.
The Library and Student Support Services Directorate was formed in Autumn 2017 and brings together a wide portfolio of offers (Student Services; Library Services; Academic Support; International Student Experience and Language Development) to “provide students with integrated academic and pastoral support to enable the development of creativity and resilience so they can fulfil their potential and get the best from their university experience” (UAL Academic Strategy, 2018-2020).
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international students in art, design, fashion, communications and performing arts. Creative Education is our core business and every position within the University plays an important part in shaping future creative professionals. You will get to be part of this future by supporting the learning and attainment of our diverse student body, and enhancing the student experience at all levels of study.
You will have significant knowledge and experience of resource planning, project and change management as well as a proven track record in financial and staff management.
You will plan and manage operational activities or large projects to achieve long term objectives. You will also produce evidence-based reports to inform management decison-making.
You will motivate and lead a team, setting clear objectives to manage performance, and promote collaboration across teams when appropriate. You will be able to apply effective and innovative approaches to the development and delivery of staff development to support the creation of high performing teams.
You will be aware of best practice principles in communications and be able to communicate information persuasively, adapting the style and message to a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible manner.
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The closing date for applications is 29 May 2019.
At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.