Head of Student Records Office

University of Bedfordshire - Academic Registry, Student Records Office

Location: Luton

Academic Registry is seeking to recruit a Head of Student Records Office to provide leadership for this business critical area of activity. The post holder will be responsible for the management of the quality and performance of the various services within the Student Records Office team, the quality and delivery of its output, and the development of systems and processes to enhance its efficiency and productivity.

A core requirement will be a thorough grounding in the compilation and submission of data returns to statutory and regulatory bodies, such as HESA. It will also include team responsibility for internal provision of Management Information for various recurrent corporate purposes and delivering against demands for ad hoc requests for student-related management information by internal stakeholders. The role-holder will be responsible for leading the setup and maintenance of curriculum and student data on the student record system (SITS) and for systems and processes assuring the accuracy and completeness of the dataset.

The successful applicant will need to possess excellent leadership qualities, working effectively with colleagues across the University as well as influencing key stakeholders. It will be essential for candidates to have a wide-based background in Higher Education statutory reporting and a practical and analytical grasp of student administration systems and the ability to develop, implement and evaluate policies and processes.

Strong IT skills are essential together with the ability to combine data and narrative in reports informing the organisational decision-making process. Evidence of resourcefulness and reliable team-based delivery against complex deadlines and competing priorities will be expected.

For an informal discussion about the position, potential applicants may contact Louisa Green, Academic Registrar.

Interviews will be held on 8 September 2017

For a full job description and person specification please click here.

Due to the Home Office and UK Visas & Immigration requirements on immigration and Right to Work in the UK, the University of Bedfordshire can only accept job applications from Non EEA applicants who hold a current Tier 1 or Tier 2 (in country) visa and their status allows them to work and reside in the UK with no restrictions.

The University is committed to equality of opportunity and values the diversity of all its workforce and student population.

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