University of Southampton Southampton
Summary Senior Administrative Officer SAA - Engineering & Physical Sciences Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £24,771 to £29,515 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Wednesday 03 April 2019 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 1122319GX The Student and Academic Administration (SAA) professional service offers a friendly and supportive working environment in which an experienced administrator can make a real difference to the efficient delivery of its activities. As a member of our friendly and efficient administrative team, the person appointed will have the opportunity to make a valuable contribution to the continued success of the Student and Academic Administration professional service. We are offering an exciting opportunity for somebody with suitable experience to join the Faculty of Physical Sciences & Engineering as Senior Administrative Officer for the Curriculum & Quality Assurance Team. The Faculty Curriculum and Quality Assurance Team supports the Faculty in the preparation for validation of new undergraduate and postgraduate taught curriculum, student communications and representation, statutory and regulatory body monitoring, committee servicing and implementation of academic regulations and processes. The team also support the Faculty student complaints and academic appeals processes. The wider teams organise administration for a range of taught and research programmes associated with our five schools, Chemistry, Engineering, Electronics & Computer Science, The Zepler Institute and Physics & Astronomy. You will work closely with the Faculty Team Leader, Faculty Academic Registrar, and academic colleagues to support the delivery of student and academic administration through all stages of the annual QA cycle. Major elements of the post will be to provide senior support to the Curriculum & Quality Assurance Team Leader to deliver an effective and efficient service to beneficiaries and stakeholders, applying a detailed knowledge of systems and processes and regulatory frameworks. To establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic staff within the Faculty and other senior colleagues in Professional Services. You will be an excellent team player with experience and a proven ability to work proactively. You will be well organised and adaptable, taking a positive approach in reviewing processes and practices. You will possess excellent communication, organisational and inter-personal skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service is also required. You will also have experience of processing and analysing complex data sets using multiple systems. Please use the additional information page of the application form to provide a supporting statement on your suitability for the post. Applicants who have not provided this information will not be considered. For an informal discussion about this post, please contact Laura Morley, Faculty Curriculum & Quality Assurance Team Leader: email: [email protected] Application Procedure You should submit your completed online application form at https://jobs.soton.ac.uk. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Elsa Samwell (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507. Please quote reference 1122319GX on all correspondence.