Timetabling Manager

University of York
February 07, 2023
Offerd Salary:£42,155 - £51,805
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Timetabling Manager


Directorate of Technology, Estates & Facilities


£42,155 - £51,805 a year


Grade 7

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Full-time (flexibility available)

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University of York campus

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  • 11806 Job Description.pdf (PDF, 267.48kb)
  • Role Description Directorate of Technology, Estates & Facilities - Facilities: Space


    The Directorate of Technology, Estates & Facilities (DTEF) is responsible for ‘providing outstanding work, study, research facilities, and facilities to enhance the student experience, on campus and online'.

    Our directorate consists of three sections which are:

    Technology: IT Infrastructure: Networks, Faculty IT and Security, Systems, Desktop and Print.

    Digital: Software, Projects, BA/change management.

    Estates: Estates Operations: Asset Management, Policy & Assurance, Operations & Maintenance.

    Estates Development: Estates Programmes, Projects, and DTEF Engagement.

    Facilities: Campus Services: Facilities, Admin. & Customers, Accommodation & Room Bookings

    Commercial Services: Retail, Catering, Conferences, Nursery, Copy & Print, York Sport, York Science Park Ltd & Guildhall.

    This role is within Space Planning and will report to the Head of Space Services and will assist in providing advice, support and guidance on all matters relating to space allocation, efficiency and utilisation with regards to the timetable.


    Your key role will be to ensure the effective and efficient delivery of a quality timetable whilst considering space efficiency. You will ensure that you and your team supports the Head of Space Services in building strong relationships with faculties, academic departments, students, and hosted businesses and that your team use sound judgement to develop, allocate and control space in line with the University's strategies, policies and procedures. You will lead by example and provide excellent support and guidance to your team.

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
  • Timetabling relevant qualification or equivalent experience.
  • Extensive knowledge of the timetabling process, standard timetabling methodologies and budget management.
  • Proven space utilisation skills, with substantial experience of strategic planning, policy development, service delivery and financial management.
  • Experience of managing teams and individual staff with complex, multi- layered tasks, collaborating, delegating and maintaining oversight of delivery so that tasks and collaborative projects are completed on time.
  • Experience of managing a timetable in a large and complex organisation, working with multiple departments and developing Service Level Agreements.
  • Knowledge of the University Sector.
  • Substantial experience of strategic and business planning.
  • Evidence of behaviours that uphold our values
  • Interview date: To be confirmed

    For informal enquiries: please contact Sian Brown at [email protected]

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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