Course Coordinator (Postgraduate & Student Progress) Ref 2269

School/department:  School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences
Hours: Part time hours considered up to a maximum of 0.6 FTE. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: fixed term for 12 months
Reference:  2269
Salary: starting at £21,814 and rising to £25,217 per annum, pro rata
Placed on:  30 September 2019
Closing date:  25 October 2019.   Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: Week commencing 11 November 2019
Expected start date: ASAP after interview

Job description 

We are seeking to appoint a Course Coordinator for the School of Mathematical and Physical Sciences, to work in a dual role with both the postgraduate masters courses, and the progress of students both undergraduate and postgraduate This is an exciting opportunity to work in a busy, friendly and vibrant unit that aims to provide a top quality student experience. The successful candidate will be helpful and enthusiastic as well as being able to demonstrate excellent organisational, customer service and team work skills.

Duties will include:

  • supporting MSc lecturers in the delivery of their courses;
  • Co-ordinating the teaching and assessment of MSc students;
  • assisting students with admissions enquiries and induction;
  • acting as Secretary to the postgraduate Exam Board and assisting in the School examination processes;
  • supporting engagement monitoring procedures for all students in the School;
  • providing administrative support for School engagement committees;
  • maintaining course handbooks and web-sites to a high standard.
  • Organising events from large meetings to small conferences

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How to apply

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