West Dean College has an international reputation for excellence in conservation and creative arts. The College specialises in the practical teaching of conservation (of objects and materials) and the creative and visual arts at post graduate level. The College is part of The Edward James Foundation, a charitable educational trust located on the 6,400 acre West Dean Estate in beautiful West Sussex countryside near Chichester. The College is affiliated to the University of Sussex.
The College is organised as two Schools, Arts and Conservation, each comprising a range of programmes and courses from introductory short courses, continued professional development to full time Masters degrees. From Autumn Term 2018, we are wishing to recruit a new Head of School - Conservation to take responsibility for the School's academic leadership, development and management. Reporting to the Director of Education you will provide effective academic leadership and operational management for the School, further building its' reputation as a centre of excellence across the existing courses whilst developing new areas of curriculum particularly in relation to the conservation of modern materials and media. You will be expected to make a significant contribution to teaching and research within the field. To be successful in this role you will have recent and relevant higher education experience in a programme or departmental management role in conservation or an allied subject. You'll also be an experienced people manager with a track record of building effective teams, an expert communicator with the ability to influence and build relationships at all levels. You will need to have academic and professional credibility evidenced by personal achievement in research, consultancy or professional practice together with experience of curriculum and course development. For the full job description, person specification and terms and conditions of employment, or for further information please email katharine.osbo...@westdean.org.uk<mailto:katharine.osbo...@westdean.org.uk> Closing date for applications is Monday 16th April. The contents of this message are for the attention and use of the intended addressee only. If you receive it in error, please inform the sender by return email. ****** Unsubscribe by sending a message to consdistlist-le...@cool.conservation-us.org Searchable archives: http://cool.conservation-us.org/byform/mailing-lists/cdl/