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Current Vacancies

We are currently recruiting for the following roles.

Advance HE supports universities in putting institutional strategy into practice for the benefit of students, staff and society.  We bring together HE-focused expertise in governance, leadership, teaching and learning, and equality, diversity and inclusion, to help Universities to deliver world-leading teaching, research and scholarship.  We do this through the provision of specialist knowledge and resources, externally recognised benchmarking and recognition schemes, and a member-focused, collaborative approach. 

Head of Athena SWAN (Full Time, London Based)

We are currently looking to recruit a Head of Athena SWAN to join our Equality Charters Team. The Athena SWAN Charter is a framework which is used across the globe to support and transform gender equality within HE and research. Reporting to the Assistant Director Equality Charters, The Head of Athena SWAN will lead the delivery of the Athena SWAN Charter services in the UK. Applications close on 9 December 2019.

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Fellowship and Awards Adviser (1 year Fixed Term Maternity Cover)

We are looking to recruit a Fellowship and Awards Adviser maternity cover to work within the Membership and Accreditation Directorate. This exciting position will require the successful applicant to support the Teaching Excellence Awards schemes including the National Teaching Fellowship Scheme (NTFS), the Collaborative Award for Teaching Excellence (CATE) and the Global Teaching Excellence Award (GTEA). We are looking for an enthusiastic person with experience in teaching and/or supporting learning in higher education. The role will support the operation and development of the high profile teaching excellence awards portfolio. This will include supporting institutions to engage with the awards and supporting the peer review process. There will be some travel within the UK as a part of the role to support the work of the Association of National Teaching Fellows and CATE network and events. This opportunity is a fixed term contract for one year, full time position reporting to the Head of Academic Apprenticeships and Excellence Awards and based in our York offices. Applications from part-time or individuals’ wishing to job share or secondment opportunities are welcomed. Applications close on 17 December 2019.

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Programme Adviser (Scotland)

We are looking to recruit a programme manager/policy and programme adviser in Scotland to work within our Membership and Accreditation Directorate. We would encourage applications from candidates who wish to work full-time or part-time, as a Policy and Programme Adviser, or with additional responsibility as Programme Manager.

Advance HE is committed to supporting diverse talent within its organisation and we would particularly welcome applications from BAME candidates.

The successful applicant will primarily support the delivery of Advance HE’s strategic equality and diversity programme of projects with Scottish universities and colleges, supported by the Scottish Funding Council. We are looking for candidates with a collaborative and supporting personal style, a commitment to quality assurance and a high level of integrity.

They should have excellent written and verbal communication skills, including the ability to build effective relationships at all levels of an institution and a willingness to provide constructive challenge. Whilst the candidate will work regularly from the Edinburgh office, home-based candidates are encouraged to apply. Some travel to London and York will also be necessary. This is a fixed term contract through July 2021. Applications close on 9 December 2019.

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Head of Membership (Home Based)

This represents a fantastic opportunity to be at the forefront of Advance HE relationships within the HE sector. The Head of Membership role provides a strategic interface between Advance HE and Higher Education institutions, ensuring our work is sustainable and effectively delivers priority outcomes for the sector. Reporting to an Assistant Director of Membership, the Head of Membership will work both independently and cross-functionally to provide exceptional relationship management for members whilst actively promoting the values and culture of the organisation. Applications close on 6 January 2020.

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Marketing Executive

The Marketing Executive will be responsible for supporting the implementation of the multichannel marketing plan to drive awareness of Advance HE’s offer. This role involves the full range of the marketing mix – both online and offline, as well as above, and below the line marketing. Applications close on 13 December 2019.

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Communications Executive

Reporting to the Senior Communications Executive, the Communications Executive will be responsible for creating interesting and compelling written material/content to drive awareness of Advance HE’s offer. The role will include the creation of blogs and press releases, implementing social media campaigns and monitoring media coverage whilst working within the Advance HE tone of voice and brand guidelines.

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