The University of Wolverhampton

Head of Executive Education

Wolverhampton Campus
Faculty of Social Sciences
Contract Type
Advert Status
51,630 - 59,828 pa
Closing Date
Job Reference

This post is temporary until 31st May 2021


The University of Wolverhampton Business School is seeking to appoint a Head of Executive Education to lead commercial income generation delivering the Faculty of Social Science and Business School KPIs on external income and business engagement.


Reporting to the Director of the Business School, you will work with the Faculty Business Development Manager as well as in partnership with academic and professional colleagues to design and deliver demand-led executive education that meets the needs of business. The purpose of the role is to achieve growth and generate commercial and external income to meet institutional targets and meet the needs of the Industrial Strategy and Local Industrial Strategies.


The University of Wolverhampton Business School is based in the Faculty of Social Sciences and has a distinguished history of supporting business. Established for over 80 years, we have supported the development of leaders, managers and organisations. We were one of the first business schools in the country to offer MBA programmes, coaching and mentoring qualifications and we have a tradition of innovation in developing courses which meet the needs of business. We have extensive business networks and work collaboratively with a wide range of professional bodies.


The role will be based in Wolverhampton, but you will be expected to work in our regional learning centres in Stafford, Telford and Hereford as well as nationally and internationally.


You will have a good first degree or equivalent, a Masters degree in a relevant subject and experience of income generation, bidding, teaching and course management in the higher education sector. You should be able to demonstrate an understanding of the Knowledge Exchange Framework, a commitment to client management and partnership development. The Faculty has well established links with professional bodies, therefore membership and experience of working with relevant professional bodies would be an advantage.


Date of Interview :  June 2019


For further criteria please review job description. 


Please contact Professor Clare Schofield, Director of the Business School,  or 01902 323732 to arrange a mutually convenient time for further discussion.

The University of Wolverhampton values a diverse workforce and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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