Specialist Option Leader for Graphic Design (Foundation Art and Design)

Vacancy ID: 8543
Main Location: CCW - Wilson Road, London UK
Hours: 29.6
Contract: Permanent
Salary: £47,120 - £56,771 pa pro rata
Closing date: August 23, 2022 10:55 pm

The role

As Specialist Option Leader for Graphic Design (Foundation Art and Design), you will provide team leadership for the area within the Graphic Design Pathway on the Foundation Diploma.

Along with teaching responsibilities, as Specialist Option Leader, you will take overall responsibility for the management of the area, including accurate timetabling, resources, the student experience, promotion of the subject and effective communication within the staff team and between staff and students.

In this role, you will promote the subject to foster and develop progression opportunities between Further Education and Undergraduate courses within Camberwell, Chelsea and Wimbledon College and University of the Arts London.

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, diversity and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community. 

Why choose us?

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.

 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.

University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.  Relocation assistance is available.

Your Profile

You will be a leading authority in your area with the ability to lead on the technical or professional development of the subject within the University. You will be able to communicate effectively to a diverse audience in an inclusive and accessible way and be a strong leader who motivates and leads effectively, setting clear objectives and developing learning and assessment practice.

Please contact Christine Crouch, Resourcing Advisor at jobs.ccw@arts.ac.uk or on 020 7514 7802 should you have any questions.

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.

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