Deputy Pro-Vice Chancellor for Student Experience Ref: C113

Hours: 0.5 FTE
Contract: Fixed term of 3 years, renewable by a mutual agreement for a further 3 years.
Reference: C113
Placed on: 20 February 2020
Closing date:  29 March 2020.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 21 May 2020
Expected start date: To be discussed

This vacancy is only open to those currently working at the University. 

Job description 

The Learn to Transform Strategy is the education pillar of the 2025 Strategic Framework, and we are seeking a Deputy Pro-Vice-Chancellor to support the delivery of the aims.

This vacancy is a new role, focusing on the enhancement of our education provision and the student experience. Alongside delivering the ambitions of Learn to Transform, the postholder will lead ambitious projects designed to improve our assessment practices, transform the student learning experience and improve our NSS scores.

The post holder will have considerable experience of, and a passion for, teaching and education innovation in a higher education sector, with provable evidence of impact on the student experience, learning and outcomes.

You will be willing to ‘think the unthinkable’, bringing to the role imagination, creativity and innovation, to ensure that our students’ education, learning and experience is world leading and transformative.

Download job description and person specification Ref C113 [PDF 107.56KB]

How to apply 

If you wish to apply for the role, you should submit a two page letter of application in 11 point, plus a summary Curriculum Vitae (no more than 4 sides), outlining the key facts and information about yourself; what you will bring to the role; why you are the right person for it; and your initial ideas about education, teaching and innovation and how Sussex should move forward.

For an informal discussion about this position, The Vice Chancellor will be available prior to the closing date. Please contact Adam’s PA Zoe by email: or by phone 8028 to arrange.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to 

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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