School Support Administrator

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
18 Oct 2019
End of advertisement period
03 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 03/11/2019
Salary: £28,814 – 25,941 per annum
Package: Excellent benefits

Job description

Further your administration career with Edinburgh Napier University

We have an exciting opportunity to join our Programme and Student Support (PASS) team in our School Support Service.

We are looking for a full time, permanent member of staff to work in support of our programme administration within the Business School, Craiglockhart Campus.

At the heart of our University sits our School Support Service. Pertinent to both the day-to-day organisation of our Schools and our work into diverse and exciting research and projects; our School Support Service delivers flexible and resilient support to students and academic staff across the University. Simply put, through excellent customer service, we anticipate users' needs and deliver support services that are efficient, accessible and intuitive to our users.

The role

The team provides the full range of tasks associated with academic administration. Initially working in the Business School in our Craiglockhart Campus; the post holder will undertake a diverse range of administrative tasks associated with supporting students, supporting academic staff and liaising with external partners. Joining at team of 15, this role is in relation to Post Graduate MSc programmes and Research students within the Business School with the additional focus on the dissertation Module.

This may include support for:

  • Academic staff particularly programme and module leaders
  • Maintenance of the student record
  • Committee servicing - eg Research Degree Committee

Please note you may need to work across all three of our Campuses when required.

Who we are looking for

You will ideally have prior administrative experience, preferably in Further or Higher Education, be a strong communicator with the ability to develop close working relationships, to deliver effective support across the School.

You will have excellent customer service and organisational skills together with the ability to work flexibly and to deadlines in a team environment. Effective communication skills are a key element of this role.  Experience of IT, especially spreadsheets and databases, is essential and knowledge of SITS would be advantageous.

Please see the full job description here

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts 

Salary: Grade 3 - GBP 28,814 - 25,941 per annum

Additional Information

Closing date: Sunday 3rd November 2019 (midnight GMT)
Interview date: Thursday 14th November 2019

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here