Provost & Deputy Vice-Chancellor

  • University of Nottingham
  • Nottingham, Nottinghamshire (GB)
  • May 05, 2022
Full time President and Chancellor Provost/Academic Vice President

Job Description

The University of Nottingham is a pioneering and globally engaged university that provides an exceptional research-led education and an outstanding student experience. We currently have more than 46,000 students, including 11,500 studying at our international campuses, and more than 9,000 overseas students studying at our UK campuses. 

The University of Nottingham is now seeking an exceptional individual to help lead Nottingham through the next stage of its development as Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor. The role will succeed Professor Andrew Long FREng who is leaving to take up the Vice-Chancellorship at Northumbria University. Reporting to the President and Vice-Chancellor and working closely with members of the University Executive Board, the Provost and Deputy Vice-Chancellor will lead on strategic and operational planning and academic resources. This is an integral post for the University, and the role will require a collaborative approach with academic and professional services, as well as with the leadership of the University's overseas campuses in China and Malaysia. This individual will also have responsibility for line managing the 5 Faculty Pro-Vice Chancellors. 

The appointed candidate will be an exceptional academic leader with proven senior leadership experience and vision. They will have a thorough knowledge of the major issues impacting the sector and have the strategic capability and knowledge to contribute to institutional policy development. An ability to work at pace and thrive in an ever-changing environment will be vital; as well as an empowering and inspiring approach to leadership and a commitment to high performance and continuous improvement. Candidates will be able to demonstrate sophisticated stakeholder management skills, excellent communication abilities, and be able to build dynamic partnerships externally and internally. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a real difference at the University of Nottingham. 

The University of Nottingham is committed to equality, diversity, and inclusion in all our activities, and we invite candidates from under-represented groups to consider applying for this opportunity. 

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to the University of Nottingham on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference WNYI. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on 12 May 2022. 

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