Registrar & University Secretary

Ref: 3718

University of Bristol

Bristol, UK

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Role Managed by:

Sophie Rigby

Senior Research Associate

t: +44 (0) 207 340 6223

f: +44 (0) 20 7340 6201


Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Competitive

Closing Date: 06/09/2018

Formal Interview Date: TBC

The University of Bristol is one of the leading institutions among the UK's Russell Group of universities and is recognised across the world for its research and academic excellence. One of the most popular and successful universities in the UK, it was ranked within the top 100 of universities in the world in the QS World University Rankings 2019. The University is home to 18,000 undergraduate students, over 5,000 postgraduate students and almost 7,000 staff, with a total income of over £600 million.

The University seeks to appoint a new Registrar/University Secretary to provide strategic and operational leadership to support its ambition to enhance its global reputation for the quality of its teaching and learning environment and for the excellence and breadth of its research and scholarship, and the partnerships that underpin them. Reporting to the Vice-Chancellor, and working closely with the Deputy Vice-Chancellors and Chief Operating Officer, the Registrar/University Secretary will lead the University’s professional, educational, research, student and governance services. The Registrar/University Secretary will have specific responsibility for Planning, Governance, Legal, Research and Enterprise, Library, Educational Services, Student Services, Sport and Exercise, Residential and Hospitality Services, Development and Alumni and External Relations.

The Registrar/University Secretary will be an accomplished operational leader, with experience of shaping modern, cost-effective and service-orientated operations within large and complex organisations. They will have significant change management experience and the ability to lead and motivate high performing teams. The Registrar/University Secretary will have an in-depth understanding of the higher education sector and will be able to demonstrate a commitment to the University of Bristol and its values, mission and identity. Bristol is committed to diversity and inclusion at all levels and in all forms. The University wishes to encourage applications that will continue to strengthen the diversity in its leadership team.

For further information and instructions on how to apply, please visit quoting reference 3718.

The deadline for applications is 11.59pm BST on Thursday 6th September 2018.

Location: Bristol, UK

Salary: Competitive

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