Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Education

Requisition ID:  25357

Newcastle, GB

Contract Type:  Open Ended
Working Pattern:  Full Time
Posted Date:  18 May 2023


Newcastle University is a great place to work, with excellent benefits. We have a generous holiday package; plus the opportunity to buy more, great pension schemes and a number of health and wellbeing initiatives to support you.


Closing date: Monday 26th June 2023 9am


Newcastle University is a world class research-intensive learning organisation, founded to address the economic, health and social issues of an industrial city. Ranked in the top 150 universities in the world, we are home to over 29,000 students from over 140 countries, delivering teaching and learning of the highest quality and world-leading research focussed on addressing major global societal challenges. We continue to play a leading role in the economic, social and cultural development of the North East of England, and aim to work collaboratively with our many external partners to shape brighter futures, grow the economy and champion social justice. We are values-led and committed to equality, diversity, inclusion, social and environmental justice, and academic freedom. Attracting and retaining high-calibre people is fundamental to our continued success.


We are now seeking an exceptional Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education (PVC E) to shape the evolution of our Education strategy and lead initiatives which will deliver transformational change in education and student experience across our three campuses in Newcastle, Malaysia and Singapore. Reporting directly to the Vice-Chancellor, and a critical member of the University Executive Board, you will be responsible for leading and delivering the University’s Education for Life strategy and will support us in putting our students at the heart of what we do. 


The Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Education will be an inspiring and inclusive leader, with an international reputation in research or scholarship in their academic field, and a deep understanding of the dynamic global Higher Education landscape. They will have the experience to lead change and empower teams across our academic units, faculties and professional services, and a strong commitment to working in partnership with our students in pursuit of our ambition to be recognised globally for excellence in education, student experience and graduate outcomes.


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Newcastle University is a global University where everyone is treated with dignity and respect.  As a University of Sanctuary, we aim to provide a welcoming place of safety for all, offering opportunities to people fleeing violence and persecution.


We are committed to being a fully inclusive university which actively recruits, supports and retains colleagues from all sectors of society.  We value diversity as well as celebrate, support and thrive on the contributions of all our employees and the communities they represent.  We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and encourage applications from  individuals who can complement our existing teams, we believe that success is built on having teams whose backgrounds and experiences reflect the diversity of our university and student population.


At Newcastle University we hold a silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our good employment practices for the advancement of gender equality. We also hold a Race Equality Charter Bronze award in recognition of our work towards tackling race inequality in higher education REC. 


In addition we are a member of the Euraxess initiative supporting researchers in Europe.  


Requisition ID: 25357