Deadline for applications: 12 April 2019
Study Group is the leading provider of international education, driving success for our students and partners. We believe in a better world through education and work with universities which are as motivated by driving student success and outcomes as we are.
The purpose of the role is to coordinate support for the delivery of teaching and learning activities at the College and to maintain and develop the processes required to achieve this. The post-holder will work closely with the Deputy College Director and the Assistant Director for Curriculum and Progression (ADCP), as well as the wider Curriculum Leadership Team. In addition, some areas of responsibility will require cross-team working with colleagues from the Professional Services and Quality teams.
The College is committed to delivering a high-quality learning experience for all students and the post-holder will work collaboratively with others to ensure that the necessary mechanisms are in place to achieve this. This includes supporting the design of a new semester-based model of teaching. The post-holder will also provide administrative support for key events in the Academic Planning Cycle including the termly Curriculum Board, weekly Heads of Subject meetings and ad-hoc development and planning events as required. Candidates will have experience of providing administrative support at senior management level and experience of working independently to manage a complex workload, ensuring that deadlines are met and that expectations are achieved.
Salary: £24,000 per annum
Supporting the design and development of the new semester-based model of academic delivery, including: maintaining the project plan, proof-reading key documentation, providing administrative and clerical support for meetings and liaising with colleagues across the Curriculum Team, as well as key stakeholders in the University and wider Study Group network.
Providing administrative support (including diary management) to the Deputy College Director (DCD), creating and maintaining resources (electronic and printed) to assist in the planning and delivery of strategic and operational objectives (eg calendar of activities; staff timetable information; organisational charts; action trackers)
Providing administrative support for the following, including arranging meetings, agenda management, note-taking, preparing meeting papers and arranging hospitality:
- Curriculum Board
- Heads of Subject Meetings
- Progression Operations Group (POG)
- Academic Briefings
- Other meetings and events as required
Supporting the Module Review process, including the creation of templates and guidance documentation, as well as the management of associated resources designed to support the tracking of progress with this area of work (eg spreadsheets). Coordinating the collation of these documents for dissemination at Curriculum Board.
Collating and presenting data to support planning and decision-making, including reporting on data related to Student Academic Performance Management (SAPM) and providing summaries of qualitative and quantitative data collected via the College’s feedback processes (eg end of module feedback survey).
Liaising with colleagues across the College to ensure the effective flow of information between committees and groups involved in the delivery of teaching and learning activities
Providing administrative support to the Curriculum Managers and Student Outcomes Leader (SOL), where required.
Providing resources and support for other teams, as required.
Carrying out any duties, as required by the Senior Leadership Team.
- Excellent communication skills and the ability to communicate with a variety of stakeholders, written and verbal, internal and external
- Ability to prioritise their own work and the work of others, including at senior management level
- Ability to organise collaborative events/activities/projects
- Forward thinking and planning to include a wide range of staff
- Ability to solve customer's problems by a thorough investigation
- Excellent IT and data management skills including Microsoft Office (Excel, Outlook, PowerPoint, Word) and a willingness to learn and adopt new technologies
- Competitive salaries
- A 25-day holiday allowance.
- Enhanced pension scheme, season ticket loans, cycle to work scheme, Wellbeing centre, and much more.
We are Study Group, a global pathway provider in International Education, working collaboratively with a number of Top Tier Universities. Voted as the 2017 and 2018 Global Pathway Provider of the year, our people are united with the shared ambition of providing a world-class UK education to talented students from across the globe.
How to apply
We take pride in providing an excellent candidate experience to all potential candidates, so will ensure a timely response and process for all applicants. If you are interested in finding out more then please submit a CV on our jobs board and a member of the Recruitment Team will be in contact.
Study Group is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of its students, and expects all staff and volunteers to share the same dedication. Applicants will be required to undergo child protection screening appropriate to the role, including checks with past employers, an Enhanced Check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) and overseas criminal records if appropriate.
What does a role at Study Group mean?
We are a unique business within the sector, giving our people a completely different working experience.
We have a large global network and encourage collaboration across the whole business. We work with a number of partners across the network including top tier universities.
We encourage innovation throughout our Centres, ensuring that our students are given an interactive, student centred, and creative, tailor-made learning experience. Our people are given an autonomy within their roles that is rarely seen within the industry.
We believe in continuous professional and personal development, and take pride in offering our staff ample opportunity to achieve their goals. Utilising our large organisational infrastructure, across our different brands, we invite our people to gain valuable experience, and maximise all the exciting tools available to help develop their career.