Appointment Details

Kingston University

Job Title: Provost

Job Reference:KAWRE

Closing Date: Thursday 9 Apr 2020

Salary: Competitive

At Kingston we are passionate about the power of a university education to transform lives. We strive for our students to be sought-after for their academic achievements and their ability to shape society and contribute to the economy. One of the most inclusive institutions in the country, we are ranked top 10 among London universities, and in the top 200 young universities in the world. We are passionate about enhancing our students’ life chances by helping them make the most of their learning opportunity and we are committed to opening up higher education to the whole community.

Kingston University is now looking to appoint to the new position of Provost. The role has been introduced to provide a single point of leadership for all academic endeavour, reporting to the Vice-Chancellor. The Provost will lead the strategic development and operational delivery of Kingston’s long-term vision for academic services activity. The Provost will ensure the University’s learning and teaching standards, research and innovation, and business partnerships and engagement activities maximise the overall academic performance and fully support the University’s academic endeavour. Kingston will rely on the Provost’s expertise in fully understanding the strategic and operational landscape, both within the sector and outside of the sector, to ensure Kingston University can respond proactively and competitively to emerging requirements.

We are looking for an internationally renowned academic, whose achievements will inspire our vibrant academic community. Your evident academic strength and success should be combined with proven strategic leadership ability, drive and ambition to make an impact.

Saxton Bampfylde Ltd is acting as an employment agency advisor to Kingston University on this appointment. For further information about the role, including details about how to apply, please visit using reference KAWRE. Alternatively telephone +44 (0)20 7227 0880 (during office hours). Applications should be received by noon on Thursday 9 April 2020.


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