International Partnerships Coordinator

Canterbury Christ Church University
Canterbury, Kent (GB)
13 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
30 Oct 2016
Contract Type
Full Time


International Partnerships Coordinator
Full Time (37 hours per week)


£26,052 to £28,452 per annum with further progression opportunities to £30,175


The Department of International Partnership and Development provides strategic and operational leadership of the University’s internationalisation agenda.  Working closely with the Faculties and other Professional Services, the Department leads and supports:

  • The development, implementation and monitoring of the internationalisation strategy
  • International and European student recruitment
  • International and European partnership to support teaching, community engagement, research and knowledge exchange
  • Curriculum developments as they relate to the international market
  • Staff capacity development to engage in international working
  • The ambition to increase student mobility opportunities.

The Department is comprised of 27 members of staff and is based in the flagship building of Augustine House in the centre of Canterbury.

The Role

The International Partnerships Coordinator sits within the Strategic Business Development and Collaborative Provision unit and reports to the Director of International Partnership and Development.

The post holder will provide operational support for the Departments’ and University’s key performance indicators for internationalisation, coordinating and supporting Partnership development activities in conjunction with the existing team.

The role will contribute to the development of CCCU strategies for partnership development, in support of the Director of International and Partnership development, including identification of key target partners and embedding of partnership approach to academic portfolio and reputation building.

The role will be expected to work collaboratively both internally and externally of the institution and represent CCCU to stakeholders at all levels.

The Person

You will be first degree level qualified (or equivalent standard) with a number of years experience in Partnership development. You must be able to demonstrate knowledge of  the Higher Education Sector and partnership working are essential requirements. 

Desirable requirements: Trans National Education development would also be advantageous.

Additional Information

This post comes with excellent benefits including a 17.5% Employer contribution pension scheme, as well as discounts for private health care (BUPA) and many stores, restaurants and health clubs in the area.  In addition, you will have the opportunity to work in an enthusiastic, vibrant and friendly department.

Start date for applications: Thursday 6th October 2016
Closing date for applications: Sunday 30th October 2016
Interviews are to be held: Tuesday 22nd November 2016

How to apply

To apply online, please click the ‘Apply for this job’ button below. 

Please note, Canterbury Christ Church University reserve the right to bring the closing date of this position forward where a high volume of applications are received.

For an informal conversation regarding this post please contact Sue Kendall-Seatter, Director International Partnerships and Development on 01227 782507 or

Please note applications must be made online via the University website; details sent directly via email cannot be considered.

Prior consideration will be given to applicants in the University’s redeployment pool. No agencies, thank you.