Current job vacancies

Course Administrator

Grade 4: £22,847 to £26,341 per annum

Closing date: 26 January 2022

We are seeking to appoint a well-organised, flexible and accurate administrator to join the busy student administration team within the Department for Continuing Education to support our world-class part-time programmes.
 
You will be responsible for a portfolio of award bearing courses within the Department, including admissions, academic administration, course logistics, quality assurance exercises and financial administration. You will have excellent organisational and administrative skills, a high level of accuracy and an ability to work flexibly to deadlines with minimal supervision. Also required are good interpersonal and communication skills, the ability to work well in a team environment and excellent customer service skills. You will be competent in a range of standard IT applications and be able to learn new IT systems quickly.
 
This is a permanent appointment offered on a full-time basis. The position includes 38 days’ leave, pension and excellent benefits. The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.
 
All applicants are required to complete an online application and upload a CV and supporting statement which must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria.
 
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 26 January 2022.

Accommodation Officer

Grade 5: £26,341 - £31,406 per annum, with discretionary range to £34,304

Closing date: 31 January 2022

THIS IS A READVERTISEMENT, PREVIOUS APPLICANTS NEED NOT APPLY
 
We provide hotel, catering and conference facilities for students, academics and external clients and are seeking an enthusiastic and organised individual with excellent administrative skills to oversee our housekeeping operation.
 
We would like to hear from you if you have experience in the hotel or conference industry, possess excellent attention to detail, good communication skills, experience of databases and familiarity with hospitality reservation systems. Some supervisory experience would be desirable.
 
The primary duties of the role are:
 
• To oversee the housekeeping staff, ensuring that standards of cleanliness are maintained and that we have the appropriate number of staff for the business levels.
• To manage the key issue system, keeping an up-to-date, accurate record of keys issued and returned.
• To manage the information that is displayed on websites through which the Department sells accommodation.
• To provide assistance in taking bookings and reservations for our accommodation, catering and meeting rooms.
 
This role is full time, working five days out of seven with scheduled weekend cover required (currently one weekend in four). Hours would mainly be focused from 08:30 to 16:48 with some early mornings and flexibility required.
 
This post is offered for a fixed term of two years in the first instance. Applications for this post are to be made online.
 
You will be required to upload a CV and supporting statement as part of your online application. The closing date for applications is noon on 31 January 2022.
 
Committed to equality and valuing diversity.

Senior Course Manager

Grade 7: £33,309 - £40,927 per annum

Closing date: 07 February 2022

We wish to recruit two experienced managers for these broad and inspiring roles at the Department for Continuing Education. As Senior Course Managers you will be responsible for supporting the Postgraduate Taught team.
 
Reporting to and supporting the Deputy Head of Student Administration, you will be responsible for a number of postgraduate taught courses with line management and supervision of course administrators. These are demanding roles requiring the post holders to be extremely well organised, with strong interpersonal and communication skills. You will need to demonstrate initiative, sound judgement, confidentiality and a good team ethic, with the ability to work independently and within a team.
 
To be considered at shortlisting you will have programme management and project management experience, preferably within a Higher Education setting, as well as excellent customer service skills. You will have a professional manner with the ability to confidently build a rapport with a wide range of people within and beyond the University. You should have demonstrable ability to work to tight, demanding deadlines without compromising on quality. Accuracy and attention to detail is vital as well as the confidence to work on your own initiative.
 
These are permanent appointments offered on a full-time basis. The positions include 38 days’ leave, pension and excellent benefits. The Department is committed to developing colleagues both personally and professionally.
 
All applicants are required to complete an online application and upload a CV and supporting statement which must explain how you meet each of the selection criteria.
 
The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on 7 February 2022.