Director of Digital Strategy and Resources
Norwich University of the Arts is one of the UK’s leading specialist creative arts institutions with a well-established reputation for teaching excellence, innovation, and an entrepreneurial spirit. Teaching on our undergraduate and postgraduate courses across the arts, design, architecture, and media is recognised as gold in the Teaching Excellence Framework and has been ranked in the UK's top 10 by The Sunday Times Good University Guide.
The university’s roots can be traced to 1845 — and our founders’ determination to connect education, creativity, and industry endures today. Our approach to entrepreneurship and employability is award-winning on the national stage, including the 2019 Guardian University Awards. We are pioneers of digital creativity and emerging creative sciences like User Experience Design.
We are seeking to recruit a Director of Digital Strategy and Resources to deliver digital transformation across the University to ensure first class virtual and physical learning environments. The Director will be responsible for all student learning and teaching resources, and the IT infrastructure for the University.
The postholder will lead and deliver the University’s digital strategy and be the in-house strategic expert on digital infrastructure and development, placing NUA at the forefront of digital innovation. The Director will be responsible for identifying and facilitating digital transformation projects across the University and ensuring there is a robust infrastructure to support them.
This new University Senior Management Team position will play a key role in driving the University’s digital strategy forward, ensuring the appropriate development of e-resources and tools that maximise benefits to the whole NUA community.
Reporting to the Deputy Vice-Chancellor, the post holder will have significant expertise and experience of implementing digital systems and building IT infrastructure and the ability to manage and direct related resource areas in support of the student learning experience.
The Director of Digital Strategy and Resources will be pivotal in the development and delivery of a sector-leading creative arts learning environment. They will lead on the transformation of the delivery of services and will succeed in creating a positive culture, which embraces the digital and engages purposefully with the physical - maximising the usage of IT systems and supporting the development of agile working across the campus.
Closing date: 5.00 pm on Monday 9th November
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As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic communities who are currently under-represented at this level in this area. All appointments will be made on merit.