Head of Global Academic Partnerships

  • Full Time
  • York
  • Posted 2 months ago

York St John University

Job title:

Head of Global Academic Partnerships


York St John University

Job description

York St John is an ambitious, modern university at the heart of historic York, and there has never been a more exciting time to join us.As one of the fastest-growing universities in the U.K. over recent years, we have a new strategy for the next decade. This strategy emphasises our commitment to widening opportunity through the power of education and contributing our talents to creating a fairer world and a more prosperous region. We are putting inspirational learning and impactful research at the heart of this strategy, recognising our academic expertise as our greatest asset.The roleAs the Head of Global Academic Partnerships, you will play a pivotal role in shaping our global engagement strategy and strengthening our network of international collaborations. You will lead a dynamic team and work closely with academic departments, professional services, and key stakeholders to identify and develop strategic partnerships with renowned universities, research institutions, and educational organisations worldwide.Required skills and experienceThe successful candidate will have:

  • Proven experience developing and successfully managing international academic partnerships in a higher education or research setting.
  • A good understanding of the strategic issues facing higher education and the regulatory frameworks.
  • Experience in building and sustaining internal and external relationships
  • Experience in managing and coordinating resources and demonstrable experience in working with regulatory processes and governance systems

Please see the job description for further criteria.Additional InformationPlease do not hesitate to get in touch for an informal conversation with Mohsin Ramzan, Director of YSJ Global ([email protected]).This role is eligible for Skilled Worker Visa sponsorship. For further information regarding this visa route please visitIf you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact [email protected]. Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.Our benefits packageWe offer a wide range of employee benefits including –– Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period– Disability leave (applies to staff who have disclosed a disability and is also available to staff with disabled dependants)– Pension scheme– Health Cash Plan after six months service– Employee Assistance Programme– Paid leave for Armed Forces Reservists– On-campus courses, one-to-one tutorials, and online resources to help you develop your digital skills and work with new software– Relocation expenses package for certain roles– Reimbursement of Skilled Worker Visa application fees and for additional costsFurther information about life at YSJRead more about our culture, inclusive community, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employeesThe latest news, views and stories from our staff and students can be foundWe are committed to managing and reducing our environmental impact and to promoting sustainable development wherever we can, read moreClosing Date – Wednesday 08 May 2024 at midnightProvisional Interview Date – Monday 10 June 2024

Expected salary

£46974 – 57696 per year



Job date

Thu, 11 Apr 2024 02:00:33 GMT

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