University Department Head CV Template

Universities and colleges are subdivided into different colleges and colleges are also divided into departments to make management more efficient and easier.  University or college departments are managed by department heads that hold administrative positions.  Most universities or colleges require a significant amount of experience in teaching as well as a hold doctorate degree.  Department heads perform multiple tasks and are responsible for the over-all operations of the department they are responsible for.  They ensure that the courses implemented in the department are in compliance with the university academic program and standards.  Department heads therefore manage matters that involve the responsibilities and welfare of students and employees alike.

Sample University Department Head CV Template

William Jenks

Mildmay Road, Islington

London, N1 6PU

Phone:  234-776-1234



Academically excellent professional with superior management skills is seeking a position as a department head in a university where I can help implement a responsible academic program.


Summary of Qualification

  • Possess five years of experience as a department head as well as professorial experience.
  • Knowledgeable of the daily operations of a university department.
  • With proven track record of implementing academically excellent programs.
  • Highly capable of interacting with professionals and students.


Career Experience/Job History

2005 – Present:  Department Head, London University

  • Oversee the daily operations of the department including academic, student, and personnel matters.
  • Check the concerns of the department including student needs and budget.
  • Ensure excellent performance of professors.



2000 – 2003:  Doctor of Philosophy in Education Management, London University

1997 – 2000:  Master of Science in Biology, London University

1993 – 1997:  Bachelor of Science in Biology, London University


Professional reference will be furnished upon request.