The University of Winchester is an ambitious institution with a commitment to educational excellence and student success. Our strategy is one of transformational education, and this role will be central to achieving that vision.
Founded in 1840 to train teachers working in disadvantaged communities, the University has grown to be an institution of 8, 500 students and over 1,000 members of staff. The University is widely known for its strengths in education; business; health, wellbeing, and sport; social sciences, humanities, and the arts.
The University is located on a beautiful campus within the historic city of Winchester and is proud to be recognised for its work in preparing students for success. Its primary and secondary initial teacher training programmes are rated ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted.
We are now seeking to appoint a new Dean of the Faculty of Health and Wellbeing. Reporting to a Pro Vice-Chancellor and working as part of the University’s Executive Leadership Team, the successful candidate will be responsible for the leadership of the Faculty, identifying areas of growth and development and supporting colleagues in realising opportunities. This is an exciting time to be joining the University, with a new Vice-Chancellor and a new Strategic Plan supported by a suite of enabling strategies.
The successful candidate will be an inspiring, visionary and entrepreneurial individual with significant experience of working with stakeholders in Health and Social Care. The successful candidate will balance leadership with strategic external engagement. They will have a commitment to student education, experience and outcomes and research as a force for good. They will have a clear ambition to grow the Faculty.
The University would welcome applications from candidates with the qualifications and experience to undertake this role. We are committed to being a fully inclusive and diverse community. We seek and encourage applications for this role from the broadest range of society, including all under-represented groups.
Applications should be made through our online recruitment system and should consist of a full CV detailing academic and professional qualifications, employment history, latest remuneration and relevant achievements plus a covering letter of no more than two sides of A4, explaining why you are interested in the role and addressing how you meet the criteria outlined in the person specification.
If you have any questions regarding the role or require any information on the application process, please contact Debbie Fumagall – Debbie.Fumagall@winchester.ac.uk
Closing date: Monday 20 November 2023
Interview date: Tuesday 5 December 2023