Partnership Administrative Manager

University of Hertfordshire - Academic Registry, Collaborative Partnerships Unit

Salary: £32,004 pa to £34,956 pa with potential to progress to £38,183 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience.

FTE: Full Time (1.0 fte, 37 hours per week)

The University’s business and administration is supported by the specialist professional services of Academic Registry.  Working closely with our ten academic Schools, we offer a central service, embedded within which is the Collaborative Partnerships Office (CPU).

CPU works with our Schools and Partner Colleges in the administration of students and courses delivered by our Partners in the UK and overseas. We work closely with our Schools and Partners to manage a consistent, effective, and collaborative service.

Academic Registry is seeking an experienced administrator to undertake the co-ordination and day to day management of student administration services and staff currently responsible for our provision in local FE Colleges and University Campus St Albans.  This will require occasional travel between campuses.  

This is an interesting and varied position that provides opportunity to enhance your administrative experience and to seek a new challenge in building strong working relationships within the University and with our Partner Colleges.  The job role includes:

  • Responsibility for leading and supporting a team of staff, reporting to the Assistant Registrar, and working closely with senior colleagues within and outside of Academic Registry;
  • Ensuring the effective and efficient delivery to students and academic staff, of the course administration function, co-ordinating the workloads and the output of the office and providing oversight of all relevant processes and policies;
  • Acting in particular as Clerk to and a proactive participant in a number of formal Committees underpinning the successful organisational infrastructure established between the University and the Hertfordshire Consortium Colleges.

The successful candidate will have well-developed and proven organisational skills, excellent interpersonal and written skills, IT expertise, and flexibility to meet and deal with competing demands and deadlines.  You will need the ability to understand, implement and apply University policies and regulations, and to communicate those policies and regulations with a variety of individuals and at all levels.

An ideal candidate would be a graduate or hold an equivalent professional qualification or have significant, relevant professional work experience.

Interview Date: 24 May 2017 

The University offers a range of benefits including a pension scheme, professional development, family friendly policies, child care vouchers, a fee waiver of 50% for all children of staff under the age of 21 at the start of the course, discounted memberships at the Hertfordshire Sports Village and generous annual leave.

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