Programme Director Photography

University of the Arts London, London College of Communication – London College of Communication

Location: London College of Communication – Elephant and Castle

Why choose us?: London College of Communication is a pioneering world leader in creative communications education. With the communications sector constantly evolving at a rapid speed, we work at the cutting edge of new thinking and developments to prepare our students for successful careers in the creative industries of the future. Our course provision reflects the breadth of expertise housed within the most diverse creative agency including: journalism, advertising, PR and publishing; photography; film, television and sound; communications and media; graphic communication; spatial communication; design cultures; and interactive and visual communication.

The role: LCC has an international reputation for photography education, practice and research, and this is a unique opportunity to shape the future of our photography programme. Our courses are renowned for expanding the boundaries of the medium and our graduates go on to a multitude of careers across the arts and media. You will take charge of the academic leadership and management of this exciting programme, maintaining and enhancing standards and designing, developing and delivering the curriculum. Working closely with course leaders, you will be responsible for the learning, teaching and assessment of students as well as resource management. Equally importantly, you will be responsible for leading the development of its vision and direction for the future.

Your profile:

Recognised as a leading authority in the field of photography, you will be able to communicate a passion for the medium and a clear vision for its future.  You will have a degree and postgraduate qualification in photography together with a PgCert or equivalent teaching qualification. Your experience of teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate level will be matched by a proven track record of developing and running complex interdisciplinary courses across a variety of specialisms that emphasise critical and conceptual thinking. Committed to using both traditional and innovative teaching methods and technologies, you will have successfully led transformational change within a higher education setting.  You will have excellent industry connections across the arts and media.

If you have any general queries, you may contact Lesley Wilkins, Staffing Administrator, or telephone: 020 7514 7985

Link to vacancy page in WCN: Here is the url

University of the Arts London aims to be an equal opportunities employer embracing diversity in all areas of activity and UAL positively welcomes applications from black and minority ethnic staff who are currently underrepresented at this level.