Apprenticeship Project Administrator

Staffordshire University
February 26, 2024
Offerd Salary:£23,700 to £26,444
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Contract Type:Fixed Term Until 31/
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Apprenticeship Project Administrator Business Engagement

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £23,700 to £26,444 Per Annum Full Time Fixed Term Until 31/07/2024 Release Date: Friday 26 January 2024 Closing Date: Open Until Filled Reference: BE288-23-R

About the role

Staffordshire University has successfully bid for funding allocated by the Office for Students (OfS) for degree level apprenticeships this will support the university's ambitions to significantly grow its degree apprenticeship provision. Staffordshire University is currently one of the largest providers of degree apprenticeships with work-integrated learning central to the university's vision for next generation education, experience, and engagement.

This is an exciting opportunity for a Project Administrator providing administrative support to ensure the Office for Students (OfS) Degree Apprenticeship funding project management arrangements are evidenced evaluated and available for monitoring. Assisting with the compliance of the Office for Students (OfS) monitoring requirements for each reporting period. The post holder will provide direct coordination to support activities for external and internal stakeholders.

Main Responsibilities

Provide effective and efficient administrative and operations coordination support to the Apprenticeship Team for the Office for Students (OfS) Degree Apprenticeship Funding Competition.

Support the organisation of meetings, seminars, conferences, or other service- related events to increase engagement with the project.

Support the Apprenticeship Team to track and monitor the objectives of the project reporting on the delivery against our agreed targets and success criteria.

Guided by the Apprenticeship Project Manager and service lead, undertake data look up and entry activities to ensure all data for apprentices is accurately reported.

Provide support with the production of accurate and detailed reports, updates, and evidence to meet monitoring requirements, adhering to deadlines set by external bodies.

To liaise with internal and external stakeholders on administration issues to maintain a positive working relationship.

To undertake any other reasonable duties as determined by the Apprenticeship Project Manager or member of the Management Team.

Contact For Informal Discussion

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Jo Phillips - [email protected]

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

• Competitive incremental rates of Pay

• 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days

• Excellent Pension Scheme

• Access to continued professional and personal development

• An opportunity to become part of the wider University community

• Access to an Employee Assistance Programme

• Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus

• Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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