Southlands College at the University of Roehampton, home of the Susanna Wesley Foundation, is hiring a Deputy Head of College. Find out more below and apply here:
Job title: Deputy Head of Southlands College, full time, three years fixed-term
Salary: £40,580 – £43,989 pa inclusive of London Weighting Allowance
Southlands is one of the four constituent colleges of the University of Roehampton. It is home to around 300 resident undergraduates studying in all our departments as well as a commuting student body of around 2,000 students (Foundation to Postgraduate level) from the Faculty of Business and Law and from Music Education programmes. Several hundred staff are also members of the college.
We are looking for a Deputy Head to support the Head of College by leading our college staff team and expanding their work. That team has responsibilities for enhancing the educational experience of the whole Southlands College community, improving student continuation and outcomes, encouraging responsible citizenship, managing disciplinary processes, providing pastoral care, nurturing student leadership and offering networking and co-curricular activities for students and staff. Our historic links to the Methodist Church in Britain provide a continuing relationship and a values base which underpin our strategic planning. These will provide a guide for the Deputy Head in shaping their approach, interpreted within the life of a modern university.
This new role is for a fixed term as we explore the ways by which to develop and enhance the college’s work for the future. The post holder will have opportunities to engage in the wider academic research and/or development work of the college appropriate to their skills and experience.
At Roehampton, we change lives by helping our students to develop the confidence, knowledge and adaptability they need for a successful graduate career and fulfilling life.We are a supportive, close-knit and inclusive community, with a proud history in higher education stretching back more than 175 years. Our values come from this rich history, built on community, engagement and partnership, with a belief that no matter their background, we can help our students realise their ambitions. Our graduates today have excellent employment prospects, and are part of a thriving global community of Roehampton alumni.
We provide an engaging portfolio of courses across the creative arts, social sciences, law, humanities, literature, education, business, and human and life sciences, including nursing. We also have an excellent research profile. With international reach, our research informs policy, enriches culture and improves people’s lives.
We are based on a beautiful 64-acre parkland campus, located in the heart of south-west London. Our staff have access to excellent facilities and a generous range of staff benefits.
To find out more information about the role and what we’re looking for, visit the University of Roehampton website (Current Opportunities) where you will find full details, how to apply, as well as further information about the benefits of working for Southlands.
The closing date for completed applications is: (27th August 2021)
It is expected that interviews will be held on: (30th September and 1st October 2021)
The University is an equal opportunities and ‘disability confident’ employer.