University Scheduling Officer 

Manchester, Greater Manchester (GB)
05 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Oct 2017
Contract Type
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. 


  • 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