BPP UNIVERSITY

University Scheduling Officer 

Location
Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
Posted
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

University Scheduling Officer 
Location : Manchester St James's
Closing Date : 19/09/2017
Employment Type : Permanent
Department : Operations - Registry & Scheduling - Planning & Scheduling

Key Responsibilities and Accountabilities 

Policy and Process

  • To ensure that a clear timeline for the production of the teaching schedule is communicated to programme leaders on a termly basis. 

Schedule Production and Maintenance 

  • To assist in the production of the teaching schedule for each term and to ensure that it is made available in an appropriate format to all relevant parties. 
  • To liaise with Schools over their scheduling requirements, working in particular with Schools where specific problems arise and seeking ways of resolving the problems.
  • To assist in maintaining the schedule on an ongoing basis, making changes as required according to business need.
  • To assist in providing a scheduling enquiry service, answering queries by telephone or email according to business need.
  • To assist in the provision of an ad-hoc rooms booking service, ensuring the optimum use of the space available. 

Other

  • To deal with queries, issues and other ad-hoc duties relating to the University Scheduling team.
  • To perform any other reasonable duties as instructed by the University Scheduling Team Leader.

Skills, Knowledge, Qualifications Required

  • Experience of creating / maintaining teaching schedules
  • Well organised and self-disciplined  with the ability to prioritise under pressure
  • Able to build good working relationships across all levels
  • Able to work in a team and independently
  • Able to work under pressure, sometimes to short deadlines
  • Attention to detail
  • Well organised, conscientious, and reliable
  • Strong communication skills, both verbal and written
  • Computer literacy (ECDL or have equivalent experience)
  • In depth knowledge of BPP products and services