university department head


University department heads lead and manage the department of their discipline in which they are academic leaders and work with the faculty dean and other heads of department to deliver the agreed faculty and university strategic objectives. They develop and support academic leadership in their department, and lead entrepreneurial activity for income-generating purposes as they promote the reputation and interests of their department within the university and to a wider community in their field.

Alternative label

  • academic head of department

  • head of university department

  • head of department in a university

  • head of academic department

  • university department director

  • university head of department