|Salary:||£41,732 to £48,350|
|Placed On:||18th September 2023|
|Closes:||8th October 2023|
Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.
City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.
In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.
The School of Communication and Creativity brings together our renowned Department of Journalism with two new Departments of Media, Culture and Creative Industries and Performing Arts. The School will support and develop the next generation of practitioners to work across the cultural, creative and media sectors.
Based near the vibrant West End, with close industry links, Urdang has provided outstanding conservatoire-style training in Dance and Musical Theatre for over 50 years and is now an integral part of the Department of Performing Arts at City, University of London. Our triple threat programme offers the next generation of fearless multi-hyphenates intensive specialist training in dance, singing and acting, equipping them with the skills needed for a career in the professional entertainment industry.
The Senior Course Officer will support Urdang administratively as well as leading on key projects and events throughout the academic year. There will be day to day supervision and line management responsibility of the Course Officer.
Duties include; Timetabling, studio bookings, creating the Academic Year Planner, facilitating public performances and industry events, creating and maintaining supporting documents for curriculum management, providing administrative support to the student experience.
The successful candidate will need to have excellent interpersonal and IT skills (MS Office, SITS , Moodle) including experience of handling advanced computerised record systems and the ability to oversee the development of administrative systems and procedures. The candidate will have excellent organisational skills, an ability to plan and manage workloads to meet tight deadlines, experience of working in a busy university administrative office, knowledge of the performing arts industry and a vocational training environment are essential.
City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.
The role is available from December 2023 or earlier by negotiation.
Closing date: 8th October 2023 at 11:59pm.
To apply and for more information about the post please use the links below.
For an informal discussion please contact Justine Walmsley via
Where hybrid working can be accommodated, specific arrangements will be agreed with the successful candidate before their start date. Regardless of where colleagues are working, City, University of London’s premises will be their primary and contractual place of work.
City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors.
We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background.
City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.
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