Career Progression and Development of Professional Staff in Higher Education

Bossu, Carina; Brown, Natalie and Warren, Vanessa (2018). Career Progression and Development of Professional Staff in Higher Education. In: Bossu, Carina and Brown, Natalie eds. Professional and Support Staff in Higher Education. University Development and Administration. Singapore: Springer, Singapore, pp. 347–356.



This chapter explores some of the unique issues and opportunities for career progression and development of professional staff in higher education, providing a broad overview of the existing literature in this space and discussing some of the key issues and findings that have emerged in recent publications. It then introduces the career-focused chapters of this book, Professional and Support Staff in Higher Education, situating them within a scholarly context, providing a critical exploration of their contributions to this burgeoning field, and identifying some of their implications for higher education institutions in the current climate of change.

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  • Item ORO ID
  • 57250
  • Item Type
  • Book Section
  • ISBN
  • 981-10-6856-9, 978-981-10-6856-0
  • Keywords
  • Professional staff; Professional staff in higher education; Career progression of professional staff; Career development of professional staff; Higher education
  • Academic Unit or School
  • Institute of Educational Technology (IET)
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  • © 2018 Springer Nature Singapore Pte Ltd.
  • Depositing User
  • Carina Bossu