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Associate Director

Business School

Location:  Ormskirk
Salary:  Competitive Salary
Post Type:  Full Time
Closing Date:  Sunday 17 November 2019
Interview Date:  Thursday 12 December 2019
Reference:  EHT1019-1019

Your discipline. Your passion. Our success, together. 

About You 

You will have highly effective co-ordination and leadership skills along with excellence in teaching and learning, delivery and innovation, and student experience enhancement. You will also have in-depth expertise relating to areas such as NSS, retention and subject-level TEF. Outstanding communication and liaison skills to develop and grow collaboration and partnerships with internal and external stakeholders, professional bodies, learned societies, businesses and other organisations is also important. 

About the Role

You will share line-management responsibility in the Business School with the Director and the Associate Director (Quality Enhancement). You will participate in all aspects of departmental management and strategy, and have special responsibility for maintaining excellent standards in all aspects of Learning, Teaching & Assessment, and enhancing the Student Experience (primarily Undergraduate).


Working at Edge Hill means working in a distinctly empowering environment, where culture and collaboration are valued above traditional process-driven thinking. This is a workplace where you can really make a difference.

Edge Hill University is committed to promoting equality of opportunity and values diversity within its staff and students.

About Us

 “A great success story… an institution that improves and impresses year after year” – Times Higher Education. 

We are recognised for our outstanding achievements in student satisfaction, staff engagement, graduate employment and innovation as well as our strengthening research profile, investment and growth. The Times Higher ‘University of the Year’ award also celebrated our distinct role in “transforming lives” – reflecting a distinctive philosophy of creating opportunity from excellence.

The University has been ranked Best University Workplace (Times Higher Education 2015), judged Best UK Employer (European Business Awards 2016) and highly commended in Times Higher Education Leadership and Management Awards 2017 for Workplace of the Year.

Based on an award-winning campus in West Lancashire, Edge Hill University offers a stimulating and empowering environment for ambitious and high performing professionals.

For informal enquiries about this vacancy you may wish to contact: Professor Helen Woodruffe-Burton, Director of Business School at

At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society

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