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Postgraduate Course Administrator (Fixed Term - One Year) [Temporary Cover]

Temporary cover: This post is fixed-term for 1 years or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates who would like to apply for the role on the basis of a secondment from their current role in the University.

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join as Postgraduate Course Administrator, with a special emphasis on the MSt in International Relations

In conjunction with Programme Directors, the post holder will be in charge of all administrative elements from admissions to awards, clerking various committees as well as organising and running all course-related events,

With excellent communication skills, the role-holder will deal with a wide range of people including applicants, staff, students and alumni, being the first point of call and central source of information by taking care of the day-to-day management of the programme.

This is a great opportunity for an individual with comprehensive administrative experience to work on their own initiative and to innovate within a challenging and rewarding environment, managing a busy workload and excelling in role that requires exposure to both commercial and academic environments.

Full details of the post are available by downloading the further particulars from the link below.

The closing date for applications is 26 May 2022.

We particularly welcome applications from women and/or candidates from a BME background for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented in our department.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Department Administrator, Emma King, via email:

Please quote reference UE31163 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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