Director of Student Operations

Bristol , City of Bristol (GB)
03 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
21 Oct 2018
Academic Discipline
Social Sciences, Education
Contract Type
Full Time

Director of Student Operations

Job number   SUPP104553

Division/School   Education Services Management
Contract type   Open Ended
Working pattern    Full time
Salary    Competitive salary plus benefits
Closing date for applications   21-Oct-2018 

The University of Bristol is immensely proud of our reputation for delivering a high-quality academic education to students, and our capacity to generate ground-breaking research that has the scope to define multiple sectors and industries. 

Ever keen to enhance our academic endeavour, we have embarked on an ambitious education strategy; and to enable it we have extended the strategic, policy and operational remit of our Education Services division.

The overall aim is to enhance the student experience and drive academic achievement across the University.  We are therefore seeking outstanding senior managers who will help us develop and implement the measures needed to achieve these goals.

As part of this strategy we are seeking to appoint a Director of Student Operations. 

This senior management role will provide directional leadership across the individual area of responsibility, embedding the principles and practices required to transform how education is supported and our student experience improved.  You will therefore have an outstanding reputation in the Higher Education sector, with experience of delivering services to students in an environment of continuous improvement.  With a comprehensive knowledge of current sector requirements, your capacity to establish internal and external partnerships will be vital to your success.  In return you can expect a dynamic, supportive and stimulating working life, set against the backdrop of one of the UK’s most impressive cities.  Be a part of our important work and shape the future success of Bristol’s students.

For more information or an informal discussion please contact Paula Coonerty, Academic Registrar & Director of Education Services at 

To apply, please click on the "Apply for job" button.  Applicants should attach a curriculum vitae with a covering letter setting out interest in the role and details of how they feel they match the required criteria.  The CV and covering letter should be attached as one document.

Closing Date – Sunday 21st October 2018 

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.