Taught Programmes Administrator

United Kingdom
Jan 30, 2018
Feb 19, 2018
Organization Type
University and College
Full Time
Job Purpose

This post offers comprehensive administrative support to Taught Programmes within the College of Arts and Law and provides a service to the students & academic staff within the range of programmes offered. Based in a School, the post holder will develop a specialist knowledge of the programmes in their area and develop a wide range of skills both technical and administrative to ensure excellent customer service is provided. The post holder will work within a team of administrators who share responsibility for the activities in hand, but will also have the opportunity to lead on given tasks within that team.


Person specification

  • Proven track record of ability to integrate with and function effectively as part of a busy diverse and established team.
  • Commitment to providing a high level of customer service.
  • Demonstrate ability to use complex computer software.
  • Willingness to service committees and the ability to take accurate minutes.
  • Evidence GCSE English and Mathematics to a minimum of grade C, or have an equivalent qualification
  • Excellent organisational skills with the ability to manage a range of tasks simultaneously and prioritise own workload
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills to deal effectively and appropriately with a range of people, including staff, students and visitors
  • Fast and accurate word processing skills with a good knowledge of other standard software including Excel.
  • Ability to use initiative and work independently without direct supervision whilst also working well within a team.
  • A high degree of accuracy and attention to detail.
  • A high degree of resourcefulness e.g. the ability to transfer existing knowledge to new situations to formulate a solution to a problem.
  • An ability to independently and confidently seek out and apply University of Birmingham legislation.
  • Flexibility towards duties and willingness to adopt different practices and sets of duties within the scope of and Taught Programmes Administrator as dictated by the needs of the College.
  • The ability to be flexible and adaptable in busy periods.



Closing Date

18 Feb 2018

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