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A304 Head of Department - Business & Enterprise £60,770 per annum Permanent, Full-time 31-03-2023 12 Midday Academic

University College Birmingham is entering one of the most exciting and ambitious periods of development and we are delighted to be rebranding and reshaping our Business School with a future focused, digital, industry and community approach.


Under the leadership of a new Executive Director and Deputy Director, we are looking to expand our existing team with new appointments that will span a diverse and exciting profile of business enterprise, marketing, digital, finance, accounting, MBA, entrepreneurship and much more. Crucially we are looking for an inspiring and experienced Head of Department to drive forward this growth and change. 


We are proud of our fantastic facilities and innovative approaches in technology and enterprise where we aim to prepare graduates with applied skills that help them to keep pace with a fast-moving digital world and we are looking to expand our small and large business contacts to further enhance our student experience.


We are excited to welcome an outstanding candidate to work in partnership with our diverse and active community at our campuses in the centre of Birmingham and for staff who will inspire our students through developing their creativity, self-belief, and employability.

If you think you are that person, we would be delighted to welcome you to University College Birmingham on Wednesday 22nd March 2023 10-12 or 3-5pm where you can have a tour of our facilities, and meet some of the department staff and students on our programmes, who will address any questions you may have. We are certain this visit will inspire you. Please contact recruitment@ucb.ac.uk for a place on this event.


  • 50 daysí paid leave per year (38 daysí annual leave plus 12 bank holiday and concessionary days)

  • Teachers Pension scheme

  • Private healthcare 

  • Excellent staff development opportunities 

  • Salary sacrifice car leasing, tech and cycle schemes 

  • Heavily-subsidised on-site car parking 

  • Hybrid Working Opportunities 

  • Free Gym Membership 

  • Employee Assistance Programme 

Closing Date - Friday 31 March 2023 at midday 

Standard information:

UCB is an equal opportunities employer.

University College Birmingham is proud to have been voted UK University of the Year in the prestigious 2022 Whatuni Student Choice Awards. We are also the best university for Student Support. The awards are voted for by students showcasing the incredible relationships we foster here at University College Birmingham between Staff and Students.

University College Birmingham works in partnership with the University of Warwick - Ranked eighth in the 2023 Guardian League Tables and 10th in the UK in the QS World University rankings 2023.  

All applicants for employment at the University will be expected to demonstrate an understanding of the principles of Safeguarding and the PREVENT agenda in the context of further and higher education.

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