Academic Director/Professor of Digital Transformation


London College of Fashion
UAL - High Holborn, London UK
Full time
College Office

7 January 2019 23:55

19 February 2019
The University is seeking to appoint an Academic Director/Professor in Digital Transformation to provide senior dedicated leadership in the creation and implementation of the UAL Digital Vision and Strategy, and digital change programmes, to ensure that UAL develops a world leading digital environment that allows their staff, students and graduates to respond to the needs of, as well as shape the creative and digital arts and industries.
University of the Arts London (UAL) is the world’s sixth best university for Art and Design in the QS World University Rankings® 2018. It offers an extensive range of courses in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts, with graduates going on to work in and shape creative industries worldwide.

The individual will work collaboratively with key stakeholders, including the Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic), Pro Vice-Chancellors/Head of College, College Digital Leads, Dean of Teaching and Learning, Director of IT Services, Director of Library and Student Support Services and the Dean of the Creative Computing Institute to identify and realise academic digital developments, digital learning and teaching methods, and enhancing digital expertise within the organisation. They will also work closely with teams as UAL embarks on an ambitious building programme with new sites for London College of Communication (LCC) in Elephant and Castle and London College of Fashion (LCF) in Stratford, helping to shape the digital learning environment both within the new sites and across the wider UAL estate.

Candidates will have experience of successfully managing and delivering digital transformational change within a Higher Education environment.

For further information about the role and how to apply, please click on the job title Academic Director/Professor of Digital Transformation.

The deadline for receipt of applications is midday (GMT) on Monday, 7 January 2019.

At UAL, everyone's identity matters. We are committed to creating a supportive and inclusive environment for all our diverse students, staff, and the creative and cultural sector partners with whom we engage. We aim to take every opportunity to progress equality and diversity, and celebrate the enrichment this brings to our community.

Candidates are advised to submit applications early.

This opportunity is closed to applications.