Associate Dean Business and Enterprise

Opening Date:
14 Apr 2022
Closing Date:
8 May 2022
Salary Range:

You will provide visible strategic leadership and direction at college level on matters relating to business and enterprise, in a way which supports and enables Sheffield Hallam’s ambition to be the world’s leading applied university.

Working closely with the Dean of College, Associate Dean Teaching and Learning and departmental leadership teams, your leadership remit will include ensuring the overall quality of business and enterprise related academic provision across the college, including ensuring the wellbeing of related staff, and the sustainability of resourcing.

You will also join the College Leadership Team, responsible for delivering success and ensuring the wellbeing and development of staff and students right across the college.

This is a key leadership role within the college. As well as a strong academic profile relevant to the college, you will have substantial experience of successful business and enterprise development. This will be combined with leadership and management skills and experience, including:

  • Significant experience of leading academic colleagues, including strategy development
  • Exemplary people management skills
  • Evidence of effective leadership behaviours and judgement.
  • Evidence of building partnerships internally and externally and of collaborative working right across an institution.

You will also be able to demonstrate a strong understanding of the HE environment in the context of business and enterprise, relevant to the college.

For this job we particularly welcome applications from minority ethnic applicants who are underrepresented in this area at Sheffield Hallam.

The University may be able to sponsor the employment of international applicants in this role; this will depend on a number of factors specific to the individual applicant. In addition, this job is eligible for the Global Talent Visa – Academic or Researcher endorsement route. Please visit for information.

We welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working.

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