This role sits within the Executive Operations department of Professional Support Services (PSS) and reports directly to the Head of Professional Services Operations. The department provides support services to the Vice Chancellor, Deputy Vice Chancellor, Pro Vice Chancellors, Chief Operating Officer, Dean of the Graduate School, University Executive Board and University Council and Senate.
The Deputy Head of Professional Services Operations is a vital leadership role acting across departments, directorates, faculties and the whole university to ensure that academic colleagues receive the best possible Professional Support Services (PSS) in order to support the academic endeavour.
The role holder will partner with Heads of PSS, Heads (and Deputy Heads) of Faculty Operations and Departmental/Directorate Management Teams to support the efficient and effective running of the University’s annual cycle of operations.
They will ensure that Departments/Directorates receive flexible, resilient and consistent professional support services through direct or indirect management of improvements to those services and through building strong collaborative relationships.
The role holder will also lead PSS or University wide projects as requested by the Head of PS Operations.
Role specific responsibilities include:
Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
Interview date: To be confirmed
For informal enquiries: please contact Neil Smith email@example.com
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