Principal and Chief Executive, Argyll

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Argyll College UHIArgyll

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Contract type: Full Time
Salary: Competitive salary in line with UHI partner College Principal salary levels
Contract term: Permanent

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the University of the Highlands and Islands partnership for a professional, experienced and highly motivated individual to lead Argyll College UHI at a time of significant change in the sector.

We are seeking an inspirational leader who is highly motivated and has the ability to strategically plan, deliver and drive change whilst ensuring successful outcomes for students. 

Argyll College UHI, whose mission is to help all of its students achieve their full potential, is the largest provider of further and higher education Argyll. The College offers a curriculum ranging from leisure and evening classes, local business focused training, secondary school provision, and a wide range of vocational and academic qualifications, including degrees.

Applicants will understand the importance of further and higher education in meeting the needs of local learners, attracting others to study in the area and the contribution that high quality education can contribute to the local economy.

The post-holder will have responsibility for the leadership of the College; its operational and strategic management, financial viability, the delivery of public value and achievement of internal and external key performance measures

Applicants should ideally have experience of working in a Tertiary institution, significant relevant management and financial/budget management experience, experience of developing and implementing organisational strategy. 

You will also be qualified to a minimum of Degree level or equivalent in a relevant subject.

Argyll College UHI operate a network of 10 learning centres throughout the region. The post will involve significant travel around Argyll and the most appropriate College campus location for this post will be agreed with Chair of the Board of Governors.



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Phase: Higher Education
Gender: Mixed
Address: Registered Office, West Bay, Dunoon, Argyll, PA23 7HP, United Kingdom
Telephone: +44 845 230 9969
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Argyll College UHI is the largest provider of Further and Higher Education in Argyll, and one of the thirteen academic partners of the University of the Highlands and Islands. 

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