Senior Programme Administrator

Faculty of Health

This is an exciting chance to be part of a progressive and cutting-edge University, where you can really make a difference. First choice for health, the University of Plymouth’s Faculty of Health helps address today’s most challenging healthcare and psychological issues, through research-informed teaching and active, real-world learning.

An exciting opportunity is available for a driven and resilient individual to join the professional services department of the Faculty.

You will contribute to the delivery of customer focused, cost effective and efficient administrative support of the Professional Development Unit.  Each team member seeks to enhance the student and stakeholder experience throughout their time with the University of Plymouth. 

You will work with Senior Academics and a team of programme administration staff of varying grades to support the programmes, with particular reference to curriculum delivery, assessment and servicing of committees and meetings.  This will include liaising with internal and external stakeholders, maintaining student records & assessment data, resolving assessment issues, attending, organising and minuting meetings, updating programme documents & providing programme data as required for contract monitoring purposes.  The role will provide support to the Faculty Registrar and Assistant Faculty Registrar in addition to providing strategic direction and management of the team.

The role is currently based on the main University Campus.

You will have proven and demonstrable experience of leading, developing and managing a team.  You will also need to have experience of operating effectively as a leader (and member) of an administrative team within a customer service environment.  A flexible, proactive and resilient attitude in an ever-changing environment will be vital, alongside organisation skills, excellent IT skills (including spreadsheets and databases), the ability to proactively identify and seek resolutions to problems, and the ability to work within tight deadlines.  Good communication skills, accuracy and attention to detail, teamwork and experience of data reporting are essential. 

Experience of working in a health, medical or education function/environment (or equivalent) would be desirable.

For an informal discussion to find out more about the roles then please contact Penny Baker (Assistant Faculty Registrar) by email [email protected].

Please demonstrate how you meet the essential criteria outlined in the knowledge, qualifications, training and experience elements of the job description in your supporting statement.

Interviews are likely to take place week commencing Monday 4th April 2022 and you will be notified if you have been shortlisted or not.

This is a full-time position working 37 hours per week on a permanent basis.

Flexible working options including job share will be considered.

We offer a competitive salary package and a generous pension and holiday scheme. We also offer a range of other benefits, including ongoing development opportunities.

Closing date:  12 midnight, Sunday 20 March 2022