Education and Students Manager

Cardiff University - The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences

The School of Earth and Ocean Sciences at Cardiff University is a dynamic and successful multi-disciplinary centre devoted to research in the disciplines of Earth and Ocean Sciences.

Applications are invited for the post of Education and Students Manager. You will be expected to manage and lead the School’s Education and Students Team, providing comprehensive, effective and efficient operational support for the delivery and on-going development of undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes across the School, its student support services, employability programme, engagement/schools liaison work and its alumni relations. You will work closely with and provide high level support to the Director of Learning and Teaching and other academic leaders in the implementation of School strategy as it relates to its Education and Students activities. You will be a senior member of the School’s Administrative and Technical Support Services, working closely with the School Manager and other colleagues to ensure the overall operational and strategic effectiveness of the School support services.

This position is full time (35 hours per week), available immediately and is open ended.

Date advert posted: Wednesday, 3 January 2018

Closing date: Saturday, 20 January 2018

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of School, Professor Ian Hall, email:

For further details about working in Cardiff University please contact Briony FitzGerald, email:

Please note that all applications must be made via the online system.

Important note: It is the University’s policy to use the person specification as a key tool for short-listing. Candidates should evidence that they meet ALL of the essential criteria as well as, where relevant, the desirable. As part of the application process you will be asked to provide this evidence via a supporting statement. Please ensure that the evidence you are providing corresponds with the numbered criteria outlined below. Your application will be considered based on the information you provide under each element.

When attaching the supporting statement to your application profile, please ensure that you name it with the vacancy reference number.

Please be aware that Cardiff University reserves the right to close this vacancy early should sufficient applications be received.

Cardiff University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity and to creating an inclusive working environment. We believe this can be achieved through attracting, developing, and retaining a diverse range of staff from many different backgrounds who have the ambition to create a University which seeks to fulfil our social, cultural and economic obligation to Cardiff, Wales, and the world. In supporting our employees to achieve a balance between their work and their personal lives, we will also consider proposals for flexible working or job share arrangements.

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