Thank you for your interest in the position of Pro Vice-Chancellor and Executive Dean of UUBS – Ulster University’s Business School. This is a significant opportunity for an outstanding leader to join our Senior Leadership Team (SLT) and to contribute to driving the University forward into a new chapter.
Ulster University is characterised as being the only university in Northern Ireland with campuses across the region, we are research-intensive while being committed to widening access, participation, and success. As a regional multi-campus university, we are acknowledged for our key role in delivering a pipeline of outstandingly capable graduates and postgraduates into a wide spectrum of workplaces whilst also contributing to societal and cultural enrichment of the region. As such, our place at the heart of Northern Ireland’s research and development ecosystem is very well established, as is the part we play in economic growth and civic enhancement.
With over 27,000 students and 2,700 staff dispersed across our three main campuses, our regional model is unique as Northern Ireland itself; deeply rooted in our region, whilst making a sustained impact on the global stage. Building on our centres of excellence, our collaborative partnerships, and our sectoral leadership, Ulster University is making a difference every day to ensure a lasting positive impact for individuals and wider society.
We have begun this academic year with our new Strategy in place: People, Place and Partnership – Delivering Sustainable Futures for All. As a member of the SLT you will be instrumental in the enhancement of this strategy, along with input from across the University.
The priorities of the role include:
- University-level strategic leadership, with an enactment emphasis within UUBS;
- Programme portfolio development, appropriately balanced across all campuses and modes of delivery;
- Enhancing and improving academic excellence in the Faculty’s Schools and Research Units.
The successful candidate will ensure that the overarching strategic aims of the University are achieved through, and reflected in, their effective leadership of the Faculty.
As the sector, and wider society, continues its journey towards greater prosperity, Ulster University’s Senior Leadership Team will be instrumental in ensuring that, as a unitary organisation and through the enactment of our Strategy focusing on people, place and partnership, we well deliver sustainable futures for all.
We wish you every success in your application.
Paul Bartholomew Paul Seawright
Vice-Chancellor Deputy Vice-Chancellor