The Faculty Education Directors are:
The Faculty Education Director/s play a key role in the faculty senior teams, leading in the areas of graduate/undergraduate affairs. They report directly to their Dean and often stand in for the Dean as required.
The duties of the Faculty Education Director include:
- supporting and facilitating the implementation of the University's Education Strategy at faculty level;
- supporting colleagues in the development of new initiatives, including faculty strategies;
- representing the Faculty externally in educational fora, to raise its profile;
- leading the development and sharing of good practice, within the faculty (working with Learning and Teaching and eLearning Advisers), and at a University level in collaboration with other Faculty Education Directors;
- taking the lead in developing an appropriate portfolio of Continuing Education/Continuing Professional Development/Lifelong Learning activities and regularly reporting on the faculty's progress in these areas;
- working with the Faculty Research Director to identify research themes in which the Faculty has an international profile that can inform programme development;
- supporting members of the Faculty in generating additional income from education for the faculty;
- assuring the efficiency and quality of teaching.
The process for appointment of new Education Directors
- Dean/Academic Director (either Graduate Studies or Undergraduate Studies) notifies PVC that new Education Director is required.
- Post advertised within faculty.
- Dean/Academic Director shortlist applicants.
- Interview with PVC/Academic Director /Dean/senior academic from another faculty.
- Confirm appointment.
The current Faculty Education Director job description (PDF, 58KB), as agreed at the 20 February 2013 Education Committee meeting.