Competitive salary + Accommodation + Extensive company benefits.
Xpress recruitment are working with a world class institute to appoint a new Head of Academics and Research. The position is based in their campus in Sörenberg, in an area of outstanding natural beauty within the UNESCO biosphere Gemeinde Fluehli-
Sörenberg in the Canton of Lucerne.
The Job :
The Head of Academics and Research will be responsible for leading and managing a team of academics in terms of their regular teaching roles, developing their individual skills, qualifications, attributes and competencies.
Aligned with terrific people development skills will be a passion for research and instilling the same in both staff and students.
It is anticipated that the Head will be seen regularly in the classroom environment leading teaching activities at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.
The Head of Academics and Research
The Person :
The Head of Academics and Research will have extensive experience as an academic remit and have a well developed research profile with recent relevant journal publications and / or book / conference contributions.
Naturally a background from the hospitality industry is anticipated and the successful applicant will have substantial experience of working in the quality hotel sector or broader hospitality industry.
We seek individuals who have an excellent understanding of Swiss and UK Higher Education quality systems and processes in relation to the delivery of Bachelors and Masters degrees.
A good understanding of further education certificate and diploma levels would be beneficial as would an understanding and enthusiasm for Culinary Arts courses.
The Rewards :
An attractive competitive salary is being offered commensurate with the role, plus accommodation and large company benefits.