Department Manager (Gender Studies)

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Department of Gender Studies


Department Manager


Salary from £49,196 to £56,833 pa inclusive with potential to progress to £63,295 pa inclusive of London allowance


The Department of Gender Studies is the largest of its kind in Europe and is a recognised hub of global expertise in the study of gender. The Department pioneers intersectional, interdisciplinary and transnational teaching and research and is a focus for gender research across LSE.


The Department seeks to appoint a senior, experienced and highly motivated individual to lead and manage the professional services staff team and be a key interface between the Department and a wide range of academic and administrative staff across the School.


Working closely with the Head of Department, the post holder will ensure the effective management of the Department’s human, financial and physical resources and will play a key role in its strategic development. The post holder will have overall responsibility for the Department’s professional services team and will oversee the delivery of its programme portfolio.


Applicants must have a university degree (or equivalent) and substantial management experience in a higher education environment. Alongside the proven ability to effectively plan, manage and oversee human, financial and physical resources, the successful candidate will have the ability to plan strategically and have proven problem-solving skills. They will be able to proactively manage and provide leadership, support and motivation to ensure the highest standards of service delivery. They will have excellent written and oral communication skills, and the proven ability to build internal and external professional networks.


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave, hybrid working, and excellent training and development opportunities.

For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.

To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please email Damian Roberts at


The closing date for receipt of applications is 28 May 2023 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Department Manager (Gender Studies)