Pro Vice-Chancellor Education and Student Experience, Middlesex University London


We are seeking an outstanding academic leader as PVC Education and Student Experience. Middlesex University is committed to meeting the needs and ambitions of a culturally and internationally diverse range of students, and has been recognised in several awards for the quality of its teaching and student experience. Middlesex students are engaged in active, practice-based learning, and are empowered with the ambition, skills and knowledge to succeed as graduates. With campuses in London, Dubai and Mauritius, Middlesex University prepares its students to be professional, skilled individuals fit for the modern world, committed to life-long learning, and able to contribute to the communities in which they live and work.

The new PVC will lead staff across the university to support the best possible outcomes for students, ensuring data informed decisions and research informed teaching, supporting student mental health and wellbeing, and contributing to financial sustainability. The successful candidate will work closely with staff and students across the University including its campuses in Dubai and Mauritius. A member of the University Executive Team, the appointee will lead Academic Practice Enhancement, Academic Quality, Student Life, and Student Futures, and will lead on the University’s relationship with the students’ union.

The ideal candidate will be an experienced leader with a strong background of whole institution educational reform and innovation. They will bring a demonstrable commitment to students’ experiences, education and outcomes, and will have significant achievements in those areas. They will have a passion for the role of education in social mobility and be able to articulate this through strong communication and leadership skills to convene colleagues across the institution into teams that deliver change. They will most likely possess experience of actions which support TEF and Access and Participation plans and of developing commentaries for those national exercises, and developing academic quality and standards practices.

This is an excellent opportunity to make a mark in UK Higher Education. Candidates will be attracted to the prospect of contributing to the next ambitious phase in Middlesex University’s development.


To apply, please send a CV and covering letter outlining how you meet the job description and person specification to by close of business on Monday 2nd September 2024.

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