This is a truly exciting time to join City of Glasgow College, one of the biggest and most impressive tertiary Colleges in the UK.
Since formed through a merger of three predecessor institutions in 2010, City of Glasgow has transformed the delivery of college education in terms of physical estate, performance levels and reach. The quality of learning and teaching is sector-leading with the twin site super campus development at Glasgow Riverside, heralding a new era.
Top in the UK for WorldSkills and composite overall number one in the Scottish sector for success in student attainment in Further and Higher Education. City of Glasgow College, like Scotland as a nation, is a real melting pot of diversity, equality and excellence. It’s innovative approaches to teaching and learning enables personalised development for some 27,000 students across a range of over 2,000 courses, from Access Level to Degree.
Reporting to the Principal, the Vice Principal Student Experience will play a pivotal role in the successful realisation of the Board of Management priority for a step change in performance, the faster rollout of our industry academy programmes and our enhanced student performance - ‘To Let Learning Flourish’ and Our Way via Inspiration, Excellence and Innovation.
You will be a role model and provide strategic leadership and ensure the delivery of the Student Experience is of a world class standard and responsive to the needs of our diverse range of learners. You will act as a creative leader, operating at all times to support the College values, behaviours and corporate management. You will be a collaborative member of the Executive Leadership team, contributing positively to the strategic development of the College, providing both challenge and solutions.
The ideal candidate will have significant and relevant experience of strategic leadership, working with a senior management team including creative, innovative, flexible and adaptable curriculum development. You will have lead students services at a strategic level and have a successful track record of policy developments, funding arrangements, and of management, delivering and implementing change. You require the ability to manage budgets, meets financial targets and maximise return on investment. You will be an inspirational communicator and dynamic leader, able to articulate a vision and inspire others to success.
Responsible for the strategic development and inspirational leadership of all aspects of a world class learning & teaching environment and the student experience.
If you would like to know more about the College and this pivotal role please visit our microsite www.aspenpeople.co.uk/COGC. For a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien, or Lesley Drew at Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.
Closing date: 18th October 2019 (17:00)