Programmes Administrator

Job title Programmes Administrator

Department Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Monday 06 September 2021

Closing date Monday 20 September 2021

Interview date Monday 27 September 2021

Reference OJ8627


We are looking for an enthusiastic and self-motivated individual to join our Taught Programmes Team in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences as a Programmes Administrator.  You will play a key role in the team, working collaboratively with other team members and academic staff, to ensure the smooth and efficient administration and operation of our taught programmes within the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences. This will include day-to-day administrative support for teaching, assessment and student data management activities as well as the administration of programme related events, like Open Days and Applicant Visit Days.

You should have previous experience of working in a busy administrative role. Attention to detail is important, as is the ability to manage a busy workload with conflicting priorities. You will need to work closely with other team members, academic colleagues and students from across the world, so effective communication skills are essential. You should have strong computer skills, with sound proficiency in Word and Excel and the ability to learn the use of database systems. 

We care about student and staff wellbeing, delivering excellent service and University reputation. If this approach resonates with you and you are a good team player who also enjoys working independently and taking the initiative, we would welcome an application from you.

This is a full time, permanent post.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Programmes Manager (Operations) Elise Whittleton (01225) 386492 or by email or the Programmes Officer Andie Barlow (01225) 386178 or by email However, please ensure your application is submitted via the University website.

About the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences brings together six departments with an excellent reputation for both research and teaching. More information regarding our courses may be found here:

As a Faculty, we embrace change and provide a supportive environment in which to grow, offering professional development opportunities with a strong belief in the value of investing in our people and teams. We organise Faculty Away days, social events, book/craft clubs and are open to new ideas. We love to support our local community and charities through fundraising events.

What we can offer you:

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. 

We are:

  • a family friendly workplace 
  • open to exploring flexible working opportunities which benefit you and the University. 
  • recognising of the talents of our diverse workforce through an excellent reward package 
  • encouraging of your personal and professional development

Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

Further details:

The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations.  We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We are a family-friendly University, with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident employer and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require.

We are an accredited Living Wage employer. Appointments at Grade 2, Spine Point 3, 4 and 5 will receive an additional supplement to ensure a minimum hourly pay equivalent to the Living Wage as confirmed on our Bath pay and grading structure page.

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our applicant information webpage before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.