Programme Portfolio Manager

Oxford Brookes University - Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment

Join an active and innovative team working to support and enhance the academic administration in the Faculty of Technology, Design and Environment.

The Faculty is home to four Schools and Departments providing specialist and interdisciplinary teaching, research and knowledge transfer across a wide range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes spanning a wide range of disciplines including but not limited to: architecture, arts, digital media, engineering, computing and mathematics.

There is a wide range of staff development opportunities, and a challenging and interesting variety of work in this role.

The overall purpose of the post is to lead the work of a Programme Administration team providing comprehensive administrative support to the assigned programme portfolio and ensuring a high quality student experience.

You will be:

  • Line-managing a programme team
  • Responsible for administrative systems to provide a high quality student experience whilst ensuring efficient and cost-effective services
  • Overseeing the provision of a high level of service for prospective and current students
  • Responsible for faculty based elements of student recruitment and appropriate admissions procedures, student induction, and student examination and progression
  • Overseeing effective administration of relevant committees and to provide advice and support to Exam and Programme Committee Processes.

You should have:

  • A levels or significant equivalent experience
  • Significant demonstrable administrative experience
  • Good knowledge and understanding of HE systems and procedures for academic and student support
  • The ability to work effectively on own initiative and across the wider University to achieve team goals, influencing academic and senior staff
  • Good team motivation skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to problem solve
  • The ability to promote a service orientated approach within teams, in response to student and stakeholder needs
  • Demonstrable IT skills with the ability to use software packages appropriate to an office environment
  • Supervisory experience of staff is essential, line management experience is desirable.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

Location : Gipsy Lane Site, Headington Campus

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