Trinity College is seeking to appoint an outstanding individual who brings broad and deep experience in managing and developing the College’s academic services and contributing to the strategic direction of the College’s educational provision.
Trinity College, founded in 1546 by Henry VIII, is the largest College in the University of Cambridge, with some 730 undergraduates, 340 graduate students, over 190 Fellows and around 350 non-academic staff. The beauty and size of Trinity’s historic buildings and courts attract visitors from all over the world, but the College is also a thriving, modern community, which exists to give its members a rewarding, richly resourced, and intellectually inspiring place in which to pursue their education and research.
The successful candidate will have the operational responsibility for the development, implementation and review of the College’s educational policies and academic administrative functions.
There are five major areas of responsibility:
- Data Management, Business Analysis and Reporting – includes review, analysis and reporting on teaching provision, and reporting on undergraduate academic progress.
- Academic-related support – oversight of the Academic, Personal and Professional Development programme, supporting the transition of students to study in College and preparing them for lives beyond university.
- Teaching Office – ensure that teaching staff receive comprehensive administrative support, that payments systems are reliable and efficient, and that there are robust systems in place to monitor the quality of the College’s teaching and learning provision.
- Teaching staff – manage the process of appointment of new teaching staff and implement a comprehensive framework for monitoring key review stages from recruitment to retirement, ensuring that staff can access appropriate information efficiently.
- Staff Management – management of key members of the staff who support the above areas.
The successful candidate will have experience of leading, directing and managing projects within an educational setting, with the ability to use and implement analysis and reporting tools together with writing and presenting complex information for a variety of audiences. Knowledge and experience of the UK Higher Education environment and of statutory and regulatory requirements is essential, preferably within an intercollegiate environment. Experience of leading and motivating a team is required.
The Head of Academic and Educational Services will work alongside the Head of Tutorial Services, who is responsible for providing the services to students and tutors, in terms of student records, grants, awards, prizes and student communication channels.
Trinity College prides itself on being a friendly employer which offers competitive rates of pay and terms and conditions. In addition to offering 25 days of holiday (plus 8 public holidays) a year, free lunch when working on-site, a generous pension scheme, private family health care, a cycle to work scheme (tax-free benefit) and a variety of health and social activities.
Salary: £59,826 per annum plus additional benefits.
For further details and application form, please click on the links below.
Applicants should complete the College application form setting out why you have applied for this role, with specific examples of how you meet the requirements of the post and submit a Curriculum Vitae.
Completed application forms should be returned to firstname.lastname@example.org
Closing date for applications is Friday 8 December 2023 at 5pm.
Interviews are expected to take place on Monday 18 December 2023.