Course Administrator

University of Worcester
May 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681 to £24,533
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Contract Type:Permanent
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Course Administrator PAS - Worcester Business School Location: City Campus

Salary: £22,681 to £24,533 Post Type: Full Time Contract Type: Permanent Advertised On: Friday 03 May 2024 Closing Date: Sunday 19 May 2024 Interview Date: Thursday 30 May 2024 Reference: PASA2402

We are seeking an enthusiastic and driven Course Administrator to join our department.

Are you an experienced administrative professional?

Do you enjoy problem-solving and working collaboratively? Are you looking for a new challenge?

Then the University of Worcester needs to be your next move.

What we're looking for in Department of Professional Administrative Services (DPAS):

We are looking to appoint a forward thinking, outward looking professional with a proven commitment to working as part of a team to establish innovative and modern approaches to administration and enhancing their skills at a professional level.

Who we are:

The Department of Professional Administrative Services (DPAS) comprises of a number of diverse teams which support the University of Worcester's academic schools. Our dedicated teams provide an efficient administrative service to academic colleagues and work collaboratively with other professional teams across the university. Collaboration and sharing best practice are central to our vision, and by embracing cross-departmental working we continually develop as individuals and as teams.

We are a dynamic team of professionals dedicated to fuelling the excellence of each academic school. We strive to provide exceptional administrative service that empowers staff and students to achieve their full potential. As a forward-thinking and innovative department, we embrace continuous improvement, seeking the most modern and effective approaches to administration. We pride ourselves on continually embracing new technologies to deliver a forward thinking service within a sustainable framework in today's fast-paced digital society.

Within our department, and as part of our supportive and friendly culture, we promote professional growth through initiatives such as in-house training workshops, collaborative working channels, and departmental networking events to maximise professional potential.

Together, we cultivate a supportive and friendly culture where innovation thrives and excellence is the norm.

About the role:

This is an exciting and varied role within the Worcester Business School which requires excellent communication skills and the ability to adapt and prioritise workload effectively. You will provide proactive administrative support to designated courses and processes within the school, working as part of a team and on own initiative. The role will also include the opportunity to take on and be involved in projects and tasks that support Worcester Business School activities. The post holder will focus on providing comprehensive administrative support to facilitate a first rate student experience across the courses and processes they will support.

The ideal candidate would be someone who thrives on planning ahead, who can build strong working relationships with colleagues and enjoys developing their wide range of skills, both technical and administrative. You will be a keen problem-solver with strong digital capabilities and will demonstrate a willingness to embrace positive change, promote consistency and share best practices on a cross-departmental level.

This role will be full time based at our City Campus. After the initial three- month training period, hybrid working is a possibility (typically 1-2 days per week).

What's in it for you?

  • Annual incremental increase up to £24,533, with the opportunity to progress to £25,742
  • 32 days of leave per year (inclusive of bank holidays and University closure days) rising to 37 total days after 5 years' service
  • Attractive Local Government Pension Scheme
  • Access to our Staff Retail Benefits Scheme
  • Wellbeing advice and support through our Employee Assistance Programme
  • In-house training and development support
  • A friendly, inclusive and supportive culture and work environment
  • Informal queries about the role should be sent to Laura Rowland (School Manager – Worcester Business School) via email [email protected]

    Further details: Job Description Person Specification

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