Royal College of Art
Chief Information Officer and Director of Digital, Information and Technical Services
The Royal College of Art is the UK's only entirely postgraduate institution of art and design, dedicated to teaching, research and knowledge exchange with industry. In 2021, the RCA was named the world's leading art and design institute for the seventh consecutive year by the QS World University Rankings by Subject. Founded in 1837, it is also the world's oldest art and design institution in continuous operation and its most research intensive. Among its core audiences - students, artists and designers - the RCA brand is legendary. The generations of world-leading designers and artists who have studied or taught at the RCA is a roster of international repute.
We are excited by the future ahead. We are embarking on an ambitious transformation to re-imagine the end-to-end student experience to deliver more flexible and interdisciplinary opportunities, reach wider audiences and more diverse groups of learners, and to develop more agile routes from research towards curriculum innovation and knowledge exchange with our industries and collaborative partners.
As our Chief Information Officer and Director of Digital, Information and Technical Services you will direct the College's digital infrastructure, delivery and transformation, our library and learning resources, and outstanding workshops and technical services -supporting our academic teams and professional services in delivering world leading teaching, research and knowledge exchange.
You will ensure that the College is enabled and supported in its current and planned work with secure and flexible IT infrastructure, digital innovation and delivery, physical and digital creative technologies, robust risk management and business continuity, to enable our strategic goals working to:
As part of our dedicated senior management team, you will:
You will have a strong voice and be able to challenge, but without ego, and possess the following skills:
Whilst not essential, experience of working with Higher Education or wider Public Service is highly desirable.
To find out more and apply, click on the link below and for a confidential conversation contact Lisa Paul-Wickham E: Lisa.Paul-Wickham@gatenbysanderson.com or M: 07570 654 500.
Closing Date: 9:00am on 5 July 2021
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