Department Manager

Egham, United Kingdom
13 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Full Time

Department of Drama, Theatre and Dance

Location:  Egham
Salary:  £35,333 per annum - including London Allowance
Closing Date:  Friday 28 September 2018
Interview Date:  Thursday 11 October 2018
Reference:  0818-359

Applications are invited for the post of Department Manager (maternity cover - starting on 19 November 2018 until 31 July 2019) in the Department of Drama, Theatre & Dance at Royal Holloway, University of London.

This post presents an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated administrator to help build and maintain a vibrant learning environment for students and an effective working environment for academic staff.  Department/School Managers are involved in setting and overseeing the implementation of departmental policies and strategies, and are fully engaged in Faculty and College-wide administration.

Duties will include coordinating and supporting administrative team functions in the Department.  You will work closely with the Head of Department, departmental colleagues and other staff from across the College to ensure effective and professional support for the smooth running of all administrative processes within the department including maintenance of student records and accurate assessment records.

 You will be able to work calmly in a pressured environment. You will be well organised and adaptable taking a proactive approach in reviewing departmental processes and practices. You will have good IT skills and be prepared to learn (if necessary) how to use IT systems that support our processes.

Excellent leadership, communication, organisational and inter-personal skills are required. You will be an excellent team player and be able to relate to staff, students, and external parties. 

This is a full-time and fixed term post for 8 months (maternity cover). This post is based in Egham, Surrey where the College is situated in a beautiful, leafy campus near to Windsor Great Park and within commuting distance from London.

To view further details of this post and to apply please visit The Human Resources Department can be contacted with queries by email at:

Please quote the reference: 0818-359

Closing Date: Midnight, 28th September 2018

Interview Date: 11th October 2018

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