The Director of King’s Online will be responsible for maintaining key relationships with Senior Management across the university, with Faculty, and Professional Services as well as third-party, non-academic service providers. The Director will work closely with the Vice President & Vice Principal (Education) and other senior stakeholders to expand learning opportunities, as well as enable a market-led, holistic approach to portfolio development. University-wide ambitions include shaping a widening definition of educational opportunities that will ensure a focus on consistent and innovative educational delivery, process improvement and student experience enhancement. The postholder will be integral in supporting this mission and under the umbrella of the education strategy, will work closely with other education providing units both with King’s Education and across the university to achieve it.
Responsible for the overall leadership and success of the Online unit, the Director will ensure the team are at the forefront of innovative online design and development, scoping best practice worldwide. Working closely with university leaders, the Director will be responsible for developing and operationalising an aspiring and commercially viable vision for Online, in line with King’s over-arching strategic and financial plans. The Director will also be responsible for engaging with commercial partners and overseeing contract management and will have a close working relationship with the Director of KPED.
The role is accountable for ensuring the effective implementation of King’s policies and procedures.