Programme Director, Sound and Music


London College of Communication
LCC - Elephant and Castle, London UK
Full time
School of Screen

16 June 2021 23:55

8 July 2021
£53,011 - £64,032

The Programme Director for Sound and Music at LCC Screen School will be responsible to the Dean of Screen for the academic leadership and management of the courses in the Sound and Music Programme. The current courses which sit within this Programme are: BA (Hons) Sound Arts and MA Sound Arts, with a new BA (Hons) Music Production currently validated for a 2022 start. The programme is one of three in the Screen School, resting alongside the Moving Image and Digital Arts Programme and the Film and Television Programme. 


The role includes subject leadership of the relevant academic disciplines, the maintenance and enhancement of standards, and responsibility for the design, development and delivery of the Programme curriculum. Other responsibilities include the day to day management of the Programme including all areas of learning, teaching and assessment of students as well as resource management; and the observation and implementation of the policies and procedures of the University and the College. The post holder will be a member of the School Management Team and work with colleagues to develop and maintain a Screen School course portfolio that is distinctive, relevant, collaborative, future facing and of high quality.   Currently the Screen School is undergoing a significant portfolio development and the Programme Director will be responsible for working with the SMT in the design, development and implementation of that new portfolio in the Sound and Music area.

London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

You will have professional experience in Sound and/or Music and have a relevant undergraduate, and preferably postgraduate and teaching qualifications. You will have a demonstrable knowledge of academic provision, trends and issues in Higher Education in sound and music, and an understanding of the global economic, social, political and cultural forces currently transforming the creative industries. An active practitioner/researcher with a network of relevant industry and academic contacts, you will have a track record of being innovative in your field and be effective at managing activities and projects to achieve long term objectives. You are an experienced leader, inspiring educator and collaborative team player.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator,

Closing date: 16 June 2021 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.

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