Academic and Quality Coordinator for Programme Enhancement: Fashion

Vacancy ID: 8031
Main Location: CSM - King's Cross, London UK
Hours: 37
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120 to £56,771 per annum
Closing date: May 17, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

The Academic and Quality Coordinator for Programme Enhancement: Fashion is responsible for the maintenance and enhancement of standards, design and delivery of the curriculum, and on-going scholarship on the Fashion Programme at Central Saint Martins.

Why choose us?

Now is a crucial time for Central Saint Martins and the University of the Arts London. The pandemic and anti-racism movement in their own and intersecting ways set a new landscape for higher education in the creative arts, in which ways of teaching and operating will be reconsidered, and where the values of social justice and anti-racism must underpin everything we do. These conditions set both urgent challenges but also the potential to reflect on what we do. Central Saint Martins aims to engage with and lead the global debate about the arts, performance and design, and their role in societal transformation. We also aim to empower our graduates to be the leading practitioners in their field, as well as responsible citizens of the world. We hope you will consider joining our creative community.

Your Profile

Before completing an application form, candidates should please download the candidate information pack and the job description/person specification for the role and read the full list of requirements and selection criteria before applying, as this will be the criteria on which your application will be assessed.

Requirements of the role:

  • Undergraduate degree in Fashion/Fashion Communication or associated subject.
  • Considers equality, diversity and inclusivity in all aspects of teaching and assessment.
  • Shows commitment to understanding the range of students’ experiences within a course.
  • Motivates and leads a team effectively, communicating and setting clear objectives.
  • Collaborates and works effectively within team and across different professional groups.
  • Works effectively and respectfully with a wide range of people.
  • Fosters inclusive and constructive teamwork and problem-solving.
  • Evidence of research, knowledge exchange and/ or professional practice that contributes to the advancement of Fashion/Fashion Communication activity and is relevant to the goals of the Programme, College and University.
  • Evidence of using contacts within subject peer group to develop partnerships or collaboration.
  • Plans, prioritises and manages resources effectively to achieve objectives.
  • Higher degree (e.g. MA) in Fashion/Fashion Communication or associated subject. (Desirable)
  • Teaching qualification (PG Cert or equivalent). (Desirable)
  • Member of the Higher Education Academy. (Desirable)
  • Management in a Higher Education environment including the maintenance and enhancement of standards. (Desirable) 

UAL is committed to addressing the under-representation of staff from Black and Minority Ethnic communities, using our student profile as a reference point.

 In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive salary and pension plus a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity. If you have any queries about this role please contact the CSM Resourcing Team on: 0207 514 7879 or jobenquiries@csm.arts.ac.uk.

UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

Image link to "Academic Career Pathways" page

Academic Career Pathways

Our staff development programme can help you focus your skills and grow your academic career.

Image link to "Staff Diversity"

Staff Diversity

We value the diversity of all our staff and the enrichment this brings to our community.

Image link to "Staff Benefits" page

Staff Benefits

Our staff have access to a range of benefits, which recognise and reward their contributions