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Institute Coordinators

Faculty of Science

Salary:  Starting from £25,728, rising to £31,604
Placed On:  Friday 09 February 2018
Closing Date:  Sunday 25 February 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  AP5621

The role

The Institute of Coding needs two enthusiastic Coordinators (one full time and one part time) to provide administrative support to the establishment and development of this prestigious Institute.

You will be required to develop strong working relationships with appropriate academic and professional staff from across the University and beyond, including engaging with staff at senior levels and external stakeholders. The role will also support a number of University level and external committees which are responsible for deciding the strategy and overseeing operations of the Institute.

With the challenges and opportunities of establishing a new University Institute, it is essential that you are proactive in solving problems, identifying additional service requirements or shortfalls, and independently using judgement and creativity to investigate and resolve any non-standard problems.

You will be educated to degree level and have significant experience of working in an administrative role within Higher Education or in a complex organisation with multiple stakeholders. You will have highly developed interpersonal skills and will be adaptable and flexible in this evolving Institute.

The Institute of Coding

The Institute of Coding (IoC) is a new national initiative, led by the University of Bath, which brings together a range of universities, industry, training providers and professional bodies to address the UK’s digital skills gaps.

The Institute’s vision is to enhance the education and employability of every IoC learner, and ensure that employers and individuals across the UK can access the skills they need to compete in the global digital economy. This unique and innovative collaboration has been made possible with £20m from the Higher Education Funding Council for England and match funding from universities and industry partners.

Led by the University of Bath, the Institute of Coding will develop and deliver innovative, industry-focused higher education across the UK. It will develop industry accredited degree schemes and short courses aimed at professionals, as well as working to widen the participation of women, returners to work and hard to reach groups. Digital skills are becoming important in a range of professions so we also aim to target these groups.

The posts are Grade 6: Starting from £25,728, rising to £31,604, offered on a fixed term basis until 31/03/2021.

There are two posts availalbe, one full time and one part time (21.9 hours per week). 

Informal enquiries can be made to Dr. Denise Cooke, Faculty of Science, on 01225 383852 or at

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.