Programme Administrator

Manchester Metropolitan University
Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
18 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
02 May 2017
Contract Type
Part Time

Programme Administrator

Grade and Salary Band: Grade 4 (£19,485 to £21,220) Pro-Rata
Advert closing date: 02 May 2017
Location/City: Manchester
Contract type: Permanent
Average weekly working hours: 21.00


Student and Academic Services is seeking to recruit an administrator to work in the busy Programmes Office (Team 2) in the Faculty of Education.

As well as working closely with your immediate team to deliver a high quality service to students, you will have opportunities to work with other administrative teams and with academic staff in the Faculty. This post is located at the University’s Birley Campus, which has state of the art facilities and a focus on community engagement – you can find more information about the campus here


This is a great opportunity for someone who wants to build on their existing HE administrative experience. You will take responsibility for an area of work, as well as working on meeting the team’s objectives, and will be able to make an active contribution to achieving the best experience for our potential and existing students. Specifically, you will take sole responsibility for a suite of programmes within the team’s group of programmes, acting as the key point of contact for those areas of responsibility and providing advice and guidance to academic staff and students in relation to these programmes.

Servicing and supporting the work of Programme Committees and Assessment Boards are key features of this post.

Ideal Candidate

You should have a sound working knowledge of MS Office, a strong focus on customer service and the ability to prioritise your own work and to plan ahead. Ideally educated to A level, you will have a high standard of literacy and numeracy, a keen attention to detail and be able to communicate clearly and accurately in written communication.

The post is 0.6FTE and the post holder will work 8.45 am to 4.30 pm on Wednesday, Thursday and Friday.

Building effective working relationships with academic colleagues and external contacts requires candidates to have excellent communication skills and be skilled in planning and organising. Pro-active team players who take a flexible approach to achieving results will be excellent candidates for this post.

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