Timetabling Services Manager

Royal College of Art - Buildings & Estates

The Royal College of Art is the world’s most influential institution of university status devoted to the study of art, design, humanities and communication and has an international reputation for excellence in teaching, practice and research.

The College is seeking to appoint a new Timetabling Services Manager to manage the timetabling services for the College. The main purpose of the role will be to improve space utilisation and occupancy by introducing shared resources while improving the student, staff and visitor experience.

The postholder will be responsible for delivery of academic timetables for all programmes at the College in line with the Estates Strategy, using CELCAT timetabling system. The Timetabling Services Manager will be required to devise a rolling programme of additions and improvements, review current arrangements, lead working groups managing and responding to feedback and further embed Timetabling Services as an integral part of the College’s Estates service. The appointed person will be expected to work with academic staff and other key stakeholders, and oversee project implementation work across a number of College services, ensuring that colleagues are fully engaged with timetabling requirements to the correct standard.

It is essential that applicants have previous experience of the CELCAT or similar timetabling software solution and have experience of project management. Candidates must have excellent IT skills and the ability to interpret and present trends and analysis from logistical data. The appointed person will be highly numerate with excellent accuracy, attention to detail and problem solving skills. Excellent communication skills including the ability to listen effectively, negotiate, and build consensus and stakeholder buy-in are essential as well as the ability to work well with others and on their own initiative.

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The Royal College of Art is committed to equal opportunities for all and is a Two Ticks employer & Stonewall Diversity Champion. The College particularly welcomes applications from all sections of the community and would particularly encourage members of minority groups to apply.

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