Undergraduate Programme Administration

University of Birmingham - School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences

Full time starting salary is normally in the range £21,904 to £23,532. With potential progression once in post to £27,242 a year

The College of Life and Environmental Sciences brings together the following Schools: Biosciences; Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences; Psychology; and Sport, Exercise and Rehabilitation Sciences. This busy and challenging role is essential to the day-to-day administration of undergraduate teaching to students in the School of Geography, Earth and Environmental Sciences including the production of timetables, processing of continuously assessed work, processing and calculation of examination marks and providing administrative support for fieldtrips within the School. The post holder is a key member of the team which ensures the smooth running of the undergraduate teaching programmes.

The post holder is expected to provide high level administrative support and be the main contact point for UG matters having direct contact with UK and international students, academic staff and staff within Corporate Services and other College administrative staff. They are expected to advise the UG academic leads on policy and procedural matters and be responsible for ensuring that the School complies with all relevant University regulations. The UG programmes are three/four year programmes and there is a mixed portfolio of courses therefore the pattern of work for the student population is continuous throughout each week but also across each academic year as the student’s progress in their programme. Therefore for this role the post holder will need to manage the student cycle between years to ensure that the student population are supported fully throughout the cycle of their programme.

The Programme Administration team across the College are front line staff and therefore have an essential role to play in providing excellent customer service particularly to the student population.  They are also the key contact for supporting academic staff and as front line staff they are required to have excellent communication and interpersonal skills a professional, friendly and approachable attitude. Occasional weekend work may be required (advanced notice would be given).

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