Academic Secretary and Director of Academic Support

London (GB)
13 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
15 May 2017
Contract Type
Full Time


Academic Secretary and Director of Academic Support

London School of Theology is the largest interdenominational evangelical theological college in Europe with over 300 full-time and 1,000 distance learning students. Over 80 are resident on campus. Students come from all over the world, from a wide variety of denominations and range in age from 18 to over 60 years old. A varied conference programme runs during the vacations. The School is an enriching and exciting community in which to work.

Reports to:   The Principal
Line Management: Academic Registrar and Registry Team
Key relationships:  Principal, Academic Dean, Director of Finance and Administration, Academic Registrar
Job Summary:  This is a newly defined full-time post carrying oversight responsibilities for the academic administration, quality assurance, and student support programmes of London School of Theology.
The post holder will ideally have experience of higher education administration and hold a doctoral qualification.

Key Responsibilities
The role of Academic Secretary and Director of Academic Support has 5 primary components, currently configured as:
1. Membership of School’s Executive Team
2. Leadership of Academic Programme Validation, Development, Quality Assurance and Compliance
3. Oversight of Academic Administration, Student Registry and Student Support
4. Leadership of Student Recruitment and Admission
5. Opportunity for some teaching and research supervision for suitably qualified candidates.

Date of Appointment
It is intended that the person appointed shall take up the post on 1 September 2017 or as soon as possible thereafter.

Application Process and Closing Date
Interested applicants are welcome to have a conversation with the Principal to talk further about the role and the School.
Your CV and letter of application should be submitted to:

The Principal
London School of Theology
Green Lane, Northwood HA6 2UW
Email:  Tel: 01923 456 312
Closing date: 17.00 on 15th May 2017 Interviews: 30th May 2017

Successful applicants will be expected to make a presentation as part of the interview process.

London School of Theology is a Christian college, and members of the staff are expected to participate as fully as possible in the worshipping life of the School, as far as the demands of the post allow. As such the post holder must be in sympathy with the Christian ethos, aims and objectives of the School.

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