UNIVERSITY OF THE ARTS LONDON
This is an exciting opportunity to develop and deliver a diverse and inclusive digital strategy in partnership with key colleagues across Central Saint Martins.
The role provides strategic leadership, management, support and development of a College Digital Strategy, working closely with the Pro-Vice Chancellor, Dean of Academic Strategy, Associate Dean of Learning and Teaching, and Head of Technical Resources to advance the College’s learning environment.
The role takes responsibility for all forms of digital delivery across the College, including learning and technical resources. It has oversight of the technical IT resources, digital creative facilities, and online learning platforms within Central Saint Martins in relation to the College’s academic strategy. The role will have overall responsibility to deliver an experimental, creative, inclusive and reliable digital learning environment and experience for our students and staff.
Why choose us?
University of the Arts London [UAL] is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts.
Central Saint Martins’ world-leading reputation for arts and design education stems from the creative energy of its staff and students and the stellar achievements of its graduates nationally and internationally. The nine programmes at Central Saint Martins while challenging the boundaries of their discipline understand that what we do is always connected to others. Our community goes beyond building, beyond disciplines and beyond borders. From local neighbours to global partners, Central Saint Martins collaborates with others to build knowledge and transform objects, systems and lives for the better. We understand that good things happen when people work together.
Now is a crucial time for Central Saint Martins and University of the Arts London. The pandemic and anti-racism movement in their own and intersecting ways set a new landscape for higher education in the creative arts, in which ways of teaching and operating will be reconsidered, and where the values of social justice and anti-racism must underpin everything we do. These conditions set both urgent challenges but also the potential to reflect on what we do. Central Saint Martins aims to engage with and lead the global debate about the arts, performance and design, and their role in societal transformation. We also aim to empower our graduates to be the leading practitioners in their field, as well as responsible citizens of the world. We hope you will consider joining our creative community.
To be considered for this role, you will need to evidence wide-ranging experience in design, development and enhancement of digital practices and associated pedagogies as well as planning and managing the deployment of digital and technical resources. You should ideally have a working knowledge of the challenges and possibilities for pedagogies for online and distance learning and stay current with contemporary practice. An inclusive manager, you will have managed interdisciplinary teams, and are able to communicate appropriately with diverse audiences. A strategic thinker with a proven ability to define and achieve operational outcomes successfully, you have a positive approach to fostering an environment that makes change happen.
In return, University of the Arts London offers generous leave, an attractive pension and a commitment to your continuing personal development and training in an environment that encourages excellence, creativity and diversity.
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Closing date: 7 April 2021 at 23:55.
UAL is committed to creating diverse and inclusive environments for all staff and students to work and learn – a university where we can be ourselves and reach our full potential. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements and Staff Support Networks. We welcome applicants from diverse backgrounds, including race, disability, age, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, religion and belief, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, and caring responsibility.
Candidates are advised to submit applications early.