Registry Co-ordinator

Arden University

Arden University’s ambition is to make Higher Education more accessible, engaging and beneficial to people everywhere. Securing taught degree-awarding powers and its recently earned university status has reiterated Arden's position as a progressive organisation with plans to disrupt the HE sector through innovation. With around 6,500 online students, over 50% of whom are overseas, and new campuses in the UK and abroad set to open, Arden University is growing. 

About the job

We currently have an exciting opportunity for a Registry Co-ordinator to join Arden University’s Academic Affairs Department.  Academic Affairs has responsibility for student registrations, submission and examining of all assessments, arranging examinations, supporting student feedback and academic committees and oversight of all quality assurance processes. It comprises two main teams – Quality and Registry. The Registry and Assessments team has overall responsibility for the managing all assessment and registration processes for students, and for managing and reporting student data.

The duties may vary within the scope outlined below but it is anticipated that the main focus of this role will be to support assessment processes, including the management of submissions, administration of marking and moderation procedures, collation and preparation of student assessment data and the release of results.

Duties and responsibilities

Duties and responsibilities of the Registry Co-ordinator may include:

  • Accurate maintenance of student records and student registrations both internally and with relevant University/awarding partners
  • Supporting accurate and timely compliance with external student data reporting requirements
  • Monitoring student statuses and supporting coordination of arrangements for graduation and certification on Arden University awards
  • Provision of accurate student reports to relevant sponsors and customers
  • Coordination and organisation of all aspects of the student assessment cycle (including distribution of assessments, arrangement of examinations, marking, moderation, dissertation support, presentation to appropriate boards)
  • Attendance at appropriate boards/committees and ensuring the timely communication of the outcome of boards/committees to students, as necessary
  • Working collaboratively with tutors, with the Quality team, Student Support and with University partners on both academic-related and operational matters
  • Implementing processes and procedures set out in the Regulatory Framework or by the relevant awarding body
  • Developing awareness of internal and external requirements regarding data integrity and data protection
  • Making/receiving telephone calls and sending/responding to emails in a professional and timely manner 

Person Specification

It is essential that candidates are able to demonstrate:

  • Excellent organisational skills.
  • Ability to prioritise tasks effectively and work to deadlines.
  • Attention to detail.
  • Ability to communicate effectively and articulately, both verbally and in writing, to a wide variety of stakeholders (e.g. students, senior academics).
  • Excellent IT literacy, e.g. solid grasp of common software packages including Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook.
  • A good level of numeracy and the ability to understand data and create/manipulate spreadsheets.
  • Good basic analytical and problem-solving skills. 

To apply or to receive further information about this exciting role, email vacancies@arden.ac.uk.

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