CRANFIELD UNIVERSITY

Student and Academic Support Lead

Location
Cranfield, United Kingdom
Salary
£24,739 to £28,388 per annum (with performance related pay up to £35,420 per annum)
Posted
Wednesday, 6 January 2021
End of advertisement period
Sunday, 7 February 2021
Ref
3473
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

School/Department Education Services
Based at Cranfield Campus, Cranfield, Bedfordshire
Hours of work 37 hours per week, normally worked Monday to Friday. Flexible working will be considered.
Contract type Fixed term contract
Fixed Term Period 12 Months
Salary £24,739 to £28,388 per annum (with performance related pay up to £35,420 per annum)
Apply by 07/02/2021

Role Description

As the UK’s only exclusively postgraduate university, Cranfield’s world-class expertise, large-scale facilities and unrivalled industry partnerships is creating leaders in technology and management globally.  Our distinctive expertise is in our deep understanding of technology and management and how these work together to benefit the world.

Our people are our most valuable resource and everyone has a role to play in shaping the future of our university, developing our learners, and transforming the businesses we work with. Learn more about Cranfield and our unique impact here. Our shared, stated values help to define who we are and underpin everything we do: Ambition; Impact; Respect; and Community. Find out more here.

The University are seeking to appoint a member of staff to cover maternity leave, within the Student and Academic Support Team in the role of SAS Lead, based within the School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing. The successful applicant will be joining a friendly and supportive team, committed to improving the quality of the student experience. You will be the key point of contact for students, and staff on specific courses for advice, guidance and support. Responsibilities include the delivery of academic administration, student support and ensuring high levels of customer service and student satisfaction.

You are likely to be an experienced, self-motivated HE Administrator, with a working knowledge of University Regulations, and significant experience of working in partnership with students, Professional Service Unit colleagues and academics. We will consider applicants with transferable experience. You will have excellent verbal and written communication skills, be able to prioritise and manage a high volume of work, working quickly and accurately to meet tight deadlines. Proven analytical, problem solving and decision-making skills are a must.

At Cranfield we value Diversity and Inclusion, and aim to create and maintain a culture in which everyone can work and study together harmoniously with dignity and respect and realise their full potential.

Our equal opportunities and diversity monitoring has shown that women and minority ethnic groups are currently underrepresented within the university and so we actively encourage applications from eligible candidates from these groups.

 We actively consider flexible working options such as part-time, compressed or flexible hours and/or an element of homeworking, and commit to exploring the possibilities for each role. Find out more here.

Having read the Candidate Brief, if you wish to have an informal discussion about this post please contact; Claire Bellis, Student and Academic Support Manager – School of Aerospace, Transport and Manufacturing c.bellis@cranfield.ac.uk

Expected date for interviews: 23 February 2021

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