Year Leader BA Graphic Design Communication


Chelsea College of Arts
CCW - Millbank, London UK
Part time

19 October 2020 23:55

2 November 2020
£46,423 - £55,932 pro rata, per annum

As Year Leader for BA Graphic Design Communication, you’ll assume responsibility for the academic leadership and management of the year and you’ll also take responsibility for the design, development and delivery of the curriculum.

The role requires that you preside over the day to day management of the year including all areas of learning, teaching and assessment of students as well as resource allocation whilst observing and implementing the policies and procedures of the University and the College. The successful applicant will play a key role in the recruitment and ongoing development of the course and the implementation of a supportive digital and making skills strategy as part of ongoing academic enhancement initiatives.

University of the Arts London is a vibrant world centre for innovation, drawing together six Colleges with international reputations in art, design, fashion, communication and performing arts. 

Chelsea College of Arts is a prestigious establishment with a track record of teaching and nurturing impressive talent. Much of its success is down to its dedicated employees, and you will play an important role in shaping future creative professionals, and impact on the future of so many creative industries.

We believe that equality and diversity is integral to our inclusive curriculum, our creative innovation, our global reputation and the richness of our University life. We are committed to addressing inequality and celebrating diversity in order to sustain an accessible and inclusive environment for all students, staff, alumni, governors, visitors, community and commercial partners with whom we engage. 

A higher degree (e.g. MA) qualification appropriate to the subject area of Design, experience of course administration, assessment processes and procedures are essential for the role. Possession of a PhD in Design or related discipline is desirable. To inspire students and staff alike, you must be a leading practitioner in your field and up to date with the latest developments in the industry. You’ll maintain strong links with design practitioners from a wide range of professions, subjects and disciplines and build collaborative links with a range of institutions and employers.  You’ll have confidence in managing large groups and communicating in a range of learning environments, including large and small studio spaces and lecture theatre and seminar spaces.

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. Relocation assistance is available.

If you have any queries about this role that are not covered in the available documentation, please contact Adrienne Marsh, Staffing Administrator, email

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.

This opportunity is closed to applications.