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Deputy Dean

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Location:  Greenwich, Avery Hill and Medway
Salary:  £94,883 per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Closing Date:  Sunday 31 October 2021
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  2863-E

 Deputy Dean

Do you have a track record of record of academic achievement across teaching, research and/or professional practice? Do you have excellent leadership skills, including the ability to motivate a large and diverse workforce to achieve high levels of individual, team and organisational performance. 

The University of Greenwich is home to a truly global community of staff and students, we have ambitions to develop our already successful Faculties into a world leading centre for innovation in teaching, research, knowledge exchange and student enterprise. 

Our philosophy of Education without Boundaries means that we are committed to supporting our academic teams to deliver the highest levels of student success, enterprise and employment outcomes for students from all walks of life. The University enjoys high levels of student engagement and a strong team of internationally recognised staff who work in partnership with professional bodies, industry, research and academic networks. We are equally proud of our strong network of successful Alumni. 

Following a reorganisation, we are in the process of introducing a new, consistent senior structure across our four faculties. We are seeking outstanding individuals to help us achieve our ambitions in each of our faculties:  

·         Faculty of Liberal Arts & Sciences 

·         Greenwich Business School 

·         Faculty of Education, Health & Human Sciences 

·         Faculty of Engineering & Science 

Reporting to the Pro Vice-Chancellor, the Deputy Dean will play a pivotal role in the strategic, academic, reputational and financial success of the Faculty focusing on the delivery of the highest standards of student experience/success and research and knowledge exchange. They will also be absolutely committed to developing an inclusive and highly talented team. 

The successful candidate will have substantial experience at senior management/executive level within an education-based organisation of comparable size and complexity. They will have expert knowledge of how to enhance the University’s widening participation, equal opportunities and social inclusion agendas, and a commitment to translate this into action.  

Successful candidates will act as an advocate for change and will have significant experience at senior manager level within an education or industry-based organisation of comparable size and complexity.

We look forward to receiving applications from candidates who are able to demonstrate a passion for and a clear commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, as well as the vision, values and aspirations of the University of Greenwich. 

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team on

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values. The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.  

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff and removing barriers to improve inclusion.  

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.  

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management. 

For the full job description, candidate specification and details of how to apply, please click on the link below.  

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



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