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The Glasgow School of Art


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Role Managed by:

Lucija Vihar

Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 20 7340 6286


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive salary, commensurate with the seniority of the role

Closing Date: 13/12/2019

Formal Interview Date: 5th/6th February 2020.

The Glasgow School of Art (GSA) is a globally-leading, independent university-level institution for the visual creative disciplines.  Ranked in the QS World Ranking’s Top 10, we attract the best academic and creative talent and are committed to creating and sustaining learning and working environments where difference is respected, and the widest possible range of cultural and social perspectives are valued.

With the creative economy a crucial part of Glasgow’s growth, ambition and future, GSA is part of the city’s economic and cultural leadership and contributes to the cultural life and standing of Glasgow. Our creative networks extend globally through our alumni, partner institutions and research partners. 

The Board of Governors of GSA now wish to appoint a new Director who will build on the Glasgow School of Art’s international reputation as a leader in the delivery of creative education.  Candidates will be outstanding and inspirational leaders who have significant experience of executive-level management, and who bring proven track records of leading organisational change.  They will have led successful cross-sector collaborative partnerships and networks, locally, nationally, internationally, and will bring a deep understanding of the UK and global Higher Education sector.

Closing date for submission of completed applications 12 noon (GMT) on Friday 13th December 2019.

Interviews will take place on 5th/6th February 2020.

The Glasgow School of Art is an equal opportunities employer.

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