Assistant Director – Professional Recognition

Education Studies (inc. TEFL) - UK Jobs

About the role:

This new role presents an exciting opportunity to lead the globally respected professional recognition services operated by Advance HE. The existing services of Fellowships, accreditation and teaching excellence awards continue to thrive, and this role will lead their continued development and will be key to shaping the future strategy of our recognition services.

Working with member institutions and individuals across the UK and globally, the post holder will lead key strategic developments including the introduction of digital recognition and micro-credentials, the consideration of recognition for other aspects of HE practice such as leadership and equality and the growth and engagement of the global Fellowship community.

Key responsibilities include:

  • Lead the development and delivery of the global professional recognition strategy creating a culture of inclusive and flexible professional recognition;
  • Oversee the operations of teaching Fellowships, accreditation and teaching excellence awards ensuring financial, income and quality targets are met.

We’re looking for a candidate who can demonstrate:

  • Experience of leading organisation-wide professional development in a range of HE contexts;
  • Knowledge of the professional recognition landscape within HE.

Further information including the full job description for this role can be found HERE.

About Advance HE:

Advance HE works globally to help higher education shape its future. We bring together HE-focused expertise from across our entire sector in teaching and learning; equality, diversity and inclusion; leadership and governance, to help universities to deliver a world-class experience for their students. We do this through the provision of specialist knowledge and resources, externally recognised benchmarking and recognition schemes, and a member-focused, collaborative approach.

What we offer:

Location: This role can be based from our York or London office (a hybrid arrangement is available combining approximately 80% remote working and 20% office-based) or be home-based with regular travel to our offices. An element of travel will be required within the UK and internationally.

At Advance HE you will be working with great people who are passionate about what they do. We provide a wide range of benefits to all our staff including a generous pension with USS; enhanced family leave benefits, 31 days’ annual leave plus bank holidays (full-time equivalent), cycle to work loan, a paid volunteering day, and flexibility around working hours. 

How to apply: 

To apply for this position please review the full job details and download and complete our application form HERE.

Interview Date: 7th July 2022

Applicants must be eligible to work in the UK as Advance HE does not hold a sponsor licence.

Advance HE is committed to providing equal opportunities for everyone regardless of their background. We are also committed to creating and sustaining a fully inclusive culture; for instance, through our Race Action Group. We acknowledge that people from certain backgrounds are under-represented in our sector and we’re committed to doing what we can to correct this. We are particularly keen to receive applications from Black, Asian and minority ethnic people.

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