Postgraduate (PGT) Programmes Administrator - Department of Geography (£16.13 - £18.87 p/h)


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Full Time; 37.5
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Unitemps are recruiting for a Postgraduate (PGT) Programmes Administrator within the department of Geography. This role is for an asap start date and an end date of the 30th of November 2022. This a full time role at 37.5 hours per week. Payment is set at £16.13 - £18.87 + holiday pay, depending on experience. This role will be based on campus a minimum of 3 days a week with the option to WFH on the other 2 days.
The Department of Geography is truly international in both its outlook and in its membership, with students and staff from over 40 countries. We have over 400 students on our undergraduate programmes, more than 180 Masters students across 10 programmes, and approximately 90 PhD candidates.
Currently UCL Geography has almost 50 Academic and Teaching staff, approximately 20 postdoctoral researchers, and 24 professional services staff. The Department also hosts scholars from across the world visiting the Department to pursue their research. The variety of backgrounds, experience, ages and nationalities, as well as the vast array of resources and facilities at UCL and throughout London, ensures a rewarding, stimulating and varied student experience.
A full JD can be seen here.
You will support the work of the Department Tutors, Programme Convenors, Teaching & Learning Manager and Department Manager in delivering a high quality administrative and student experience service to MSc students specifically, working in collaboration with academic and professional colleagues from across UCL. Although the support to MSc programmes and students is key to the role, it is not exclusively focused on these and the post holder will be expected to work collaboratively within the professional services team to support the Department’s full range of teaching and events throughout the year.
The post holder will be a member of the Department’s professional services team and will be required to establish good working relationships with Departmental academic and professional services staff with whom they will work closely. In addition to staff within the Department, the role will involve contact and communication with students and the general public. The ideal candidate will have a proactive approach and will be able to work independently as well as part of a team within a relaxed and friendly environment.
A full JD can be seen here.
  • Minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade C or above (Including Mathematics and English Language) or equivalent or having acquired relevant experience.
  • Educated to A level standard, or equivalent experience such as report writing for multiple audiences or extensive committee experience.
  • Experience of administration within a Higher Education Institution or in a similar role in education working with advanced learners
  • Experience of providing a support service including providing a student/customer service
  • Strong IT skills with significant experience of Microsoft Office applications, including Teams, Word, Excel, Email, Outlook and the internet
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills; experience and ability in producing high quality written communications including reports, minutes and emails
  • Excellent interpersonal skills and the ability to develop collaborative relationships with students and staff at all levels in a teaching and learning context.
  • Very good organisational and time management skills with the ability to prioritise, organise own workload, meet time-critical deadlines and competently manage high volumes of work/data
  • A high-level of accuracy and a keen attention to detail, especially in dealing with records and data sets to ensure that systems are maintained in an accurate and timely manner.
  • Strong numeracy skills with the ability to work accurately with numerical data
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility and commitment to excellent customer service and student support
  • Ability to be flexible, to respond to changing priorities in a busy environment, taking a proactive approach.
  • Ability to work independently with minimal advice and guidance
  • Commitment to professional development, and to completing additional training as required.
  • Commitment to equality, diversity and inclusion, and the ability to work harmoniously with colleagues and students from all backgrounds and cultures.
  • Willingness and ability to learn and use new systems quickly, including UCL specific systems such as Portico.
  • A strong sense of personal responsibility and commitment to excellent customer service and student support; responding proactively and appropriately to the needs of colleagues, staff, students and partners.
A full JD can be seen here.
UCL; On campus min. 3 days a week with option to WFH on other days

This job will close for applications at 11.59pm on Sunday October 2nd. Interviews will be held shortly after.

Unitemps reserves the right to close this advert for applications prior to the date specified above, if a high volume of suitable applications are received.

Unitemps payroll is monthly, one month in arrears, please see the payroll dates here.

A full JD can be seen here.