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Graduate Education Administrator (Part Time)

Applications are invited for the post of Graduate Education Administrator, in the Faculty Office of the School of Clinical Medicine.

This post provides pro-active and confidential administrative support for all matters relating to graduate education across the School's 20 Departments, Units and Institutes. This includes the admission, supervision, progress and examination of approximately 750 graduate students across the Faculties of Clinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine. There are around 120 students on masters courses (including both 'taught' and 'research' masters) and the remaining students are either studying for a PhD, or for an MD. A small number are also studying for a higher degree.

Reporting to the Deputy Head of Graduate and Clinical Academic Training, who is also the Secretary of the Degree Committee for the Faculties of Clinical Medicine and Veterinary Medicine, the role holder will provide administrative support for the Degree Committee which currently has up to 20 members and meets up to 10 times per year and is concerned with all aspects of the examination of candidates and their approval for the ScD, MD, PhD, MSc, MRes, and MPhil. The Degree Committee also has responsibility for admissions, complaints and appeals and other matters relating to graduate study.

The role involves maintaining very close interactions with Graduate Administrators across the School as well as interacting with a wide range of academic staff both internally and externally to the University.

The post carries significant responsibility for the smooth progress of graduate students through their courses and the final award of their degrees. The work requires independence, good judgement and a high level of accuracy and reliability.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please ensure that you outline how you match the criteria for the post and why you are applying for this role on the online application form.

Please include details of your referees, including e-mail address and phone number, one of which must be your most recent line manager.

Closing date for applications is the 24th June 2018 with interviews expected to take place on the 2nd July 2018.

Please quote reference RA15691 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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