Higher Education Academy
£36,658 - £56,329 p.a. plus benefits
Permanent position - York or home-based
0.5 FTE - 17.5 hours
The HEA is a national body for enhancing learning and teaching in higher education in the UK. We work with institutions across the higher education system to help bring about change in learning and teaching to improve the outcomes for students. We do this by recognising and rewarding excellent teaching, bringing together people and resources to share best practice and by helping influence, shape and implement policy.
The HEA supports staff in higher education throughout their career from those who are new to teaching through to senior management. We offer services in 28 disciplines throughout the UK and have offices in England, Wales and Scotland. Through our partnership management team we work directly with institutions to understand individual circumstances and priorities and bring together resources to meet them.
The Academic Lead will work closely with the Head of Institutional Strategy to provide, sector-wide, the key interface between the HEA and the learning and teaching practitioners and staff working at all levels on employability and enterprise in Higher Education.
The post holder will exercise academic leadership in close collaboration with individuals and teams within HE working in the relevant area, forging, developing and supporting specific and defined relationships and activities with institutions and other relevant organisations to achieve the Academy's strategic aims and objectives. Managing performance in the delivery of the service will be a key part of the role
The role will include the design, development and leadership of a range of activities across the sector (including workshops, seminars and conferences) to support the development of employability and enterprise in cooperation with colleagues and associates delivering services in other teams.
You will possess strong interpersonal skills and have a proven track record of delivering substantial and innovative teaching and learning within the HE sector as well as experience of current effective practice in HE-level employability and enterprise.
Closing date: 28 May 2012 Interview date: 19 June 2012
Further details and application forms can be downloaded by clicking on the APPLY ONLINE button below and returned to: email@example.com or by post to The Higher Education Academy, Innovation Way, York Science Park, Heslington, York YO10 5BR.