Deputy Head of International Student Office

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7128056 (Ref.No. SESIS1002)
Posted: March 15, 2023

Job Description

Grade 7 (£36,333 - £43,155 p.a. depending on experience)

We are open to discussing flexible working arrangements. 

Can you use your leadership and project management skills to help the University provide a welcoming and equitable experience for students from all over the world? Can you work collaboratively towards the goal of supporting all students to feel they belong to an inclusive global community at Leeds?

Working as part of the University’s Student Education Service you will play a key role in the delivery and enhancement of our international student support and intercultural opportunity functions.  

Our International Student Office team works in partnership to provide arrival, orientation and transition support for international students, as well as engaging all students in activities that build a sense of belonging and offer intercultural experiences on campus and in the Leeds local community. Current activities include our popular Global Café, University Buddy Scheme, and Intercultural Ambassadors volunteering programme.

You will manage key components of the International Student Office’s ongoing services and activities, providing leadership and direction for the International Student Office team as well as working in partnership with a wide range of stakeholders. You’ll also lead, shape, develop and deliver new initiatives and lead the team’s contributions to cross-institutional projects. Through all this work, you’ll contribute to strategically developing the University’s approach to international and intercultural student experience.  

Reporting to and deputising for the Head of International Student Office, with responsibility to the University’s Head of Student Support, you will work collaboratively with other stakeholders within and beyond the Student Education Service.  

The University of Leeds is one of the top 135 universities in the world.  We have a truly global community, with more than 39,000 students from 170 different countries and over 9,000 staff of 100 different nationalities.  Established in 1904, we have a strong tradition of academic excellence, reflected in first-class student education, along with world-leading research that has a real impact around the globe.

What we offer in return

And much more!  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Katy Manns, Head of International Student Office

Email: [email protected]

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Student Education Service
School/Institute:  International Student Support
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £36,333 to £43,155 per annum
Working Time:  1.0 FTE
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (12 months Maternity Cover)
Release Date:  Tuesday 14 March 2023
Closing Date:  Tuesday 28 March 2023
Reference:  SESIS1002

The University community is made up of a wide range of people with diverse backgrounds and circumstances, which we value and regard as a great asset. As part of our continued commitment to equality and inclusion, we strive to create an environment where everyone can reach their full potential and have a real opportunity to participate in and contribute to our activities.