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Executive Director: Global Reputation, Research and Relations

R&I Directorate

Location:  Jubilee Campus
Salary:  £70,922 to £98,173 per annum pro rata
Closing Date:  Sunday 10 December 2023
Reference:  FAB533623

The University of Nottingham is a world leading research and educational institution as evidencing by its strong performance and position as a World top 100 University in the QS World University Rankings. However it operates in an increasingly competitive and crowded global environment and it has now recognised that in order to ensure its reputational properly reflects its strengths that it must be more purposeful in its approach. 

To that end it has designed several multi-year programmes of activity clustered around its 'University without borders' proposition, including  distinct activities around global reputation, rankings and partnerships. 

This new role will be integral to the development and leadership of these activities, the role will be supported by a small dedicated staff pool but will work with academic and professional services  across the institution. The role will suit an independent, highly motivated and experienced professional with good knowledge of the international higher education environment.

This is a full-time (36.25 hours) fixed term post for 18 months. Request for part-time will be considered.

Requests for secondment from internal candidates may be considered on the basis that prior agreement has been sought from both your current line manager and the manager of your substantive post, if you are already undertaking a secondment role.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Niall O'Loughlin, niall.o' Please note that applications sent directly to this email address will not be accepted.

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Our University is a supportive, inclusive, caring and positive community. We welcome those of different cultures, ethnicities and beliefs – indeed this very diversity is vital to our success, it is fundamental to our values and enriches life on campus. We welcome applications from UK, Europe and from across the globe. For more information on the support we offer our international colleagues, see our Moving to Nottingham pages.

Applicants for this post will be considered on an equal basis, subject to the relevant permission to work in the UK as defined by the requirements set out by UK Visas & Immigration.  Please visit: for more information.

For successful international applicants, we provide financial support for your visa and the immigration health surcharge, plus an interest-free loan to help cover the cost of immigration-related expenses for any dependents accompanying you to the UK. For more information please see our Financial support for visas and the immigration health surcharge webpages.



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