With no single, central campus, our college learning centres throughout the West Highlands of Scotland, from Ullapool in the north to Kinlochleven further south, offer learners opportunity and variety in learning styles and subjects.

To support our work we are recruiting to the following role:

Project Director - STEM

Reference no.WHCPDST 01
Salary range Competitive
DurationFixed term for 24 months
Working hoursFull -time, 35 hours per week
LocationFort William
Closing DateMonday 28th October 2019

As part of our vision of ‘Excellence for All’, West Highland College UHI is seeking to recruit for the following post to help lead the further development and implementation of the College’s strategies for digital and STEM. This post provides an opportunity for experienced managers to join a small but highly performing college at an exciting time in its development.

This is a key role providing strategic leadership on the development and implementation of the College’s digital and STEM strategy and curriculum plans. There will be a requirement to build organisational capacity and resource, build and maintain links with industry and key stakeholders and provide expert input into the design and build of the practical workshops within a new Centre for Science and Technology in Fort William.

The successful candidate will be qualified to SCQF level 10 in an engineering related discipline or hold relevant industry qualifications and have experience of working in a dynamic and innovative engineering environment, together with links to education and training. Experience of leading and managing specialist STEM curriculum learning spaces and facilities is highly desirable. Excellent communication skills and a track record of working autonomously and with a diverse range of colleagues and stakeholders is essential.

For informal enquiries please contact Vicky Ferguson, Head of HR and Organisational Development vicky.ferguson.whc@uhi.ac.uk

For further information on employment with West Highland College UHI, please contact a member of our Human Resources Team on 01397 874000 or email hr.whc@uhi.ac.uk.