Associate Dean Knowledge Exchange


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

14 March 2021 23:55

30 April 2021
£62,226 - £79,129

This is an exciting new opportunity to lead, manage and support the development of academic Knowledge Exchange activities at the College in partnership with the College’s Director of Business and Innovation and School Deans, and reflects the growing importance of Knowledge Exchange at College and University level . The role is mainly academically oriented, requiring strategic, developmental and operational support for academic colleagues in developing Knowledge Exchange activities, as well as acting as an internal and external advocate for the Knowledge Exchange work done across the College and University as a whole. The postholder will also lead the development and promotion of work-based learning activity and employability across the curriculum more broadly.


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.


With a relevant postgraduate qualification or equivalent, you will have extensive professional knowledge and experience of national Knowledge Exchange and Creative Economy agendas and the funding mechanisms and processes to support Knowledge Exchange and enterprise activity, in addition to a track record of developing Knowledge Exchange related strategic partnerships. You will also have knowledge and experience of work-based curriculum development and employability practice and innovation. You will have experience of shaping and influencing academic developments,  communicating in a compelling and influential way, and fostering an environment that makes change happen.

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

UAL is committed to creating a diverse and inclusive university - a place where we all can be ourselves and reach our full potential in our work, learning and creative practice. 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.