Programmes Administrator

Job title Programmes Administrator

Department Faculty of Science

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

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Monday 04 October 2021

Closing date Wednesday 20 October 2021

Interview date Wednesday 03 November 2021

Reference CC8736

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The Faculty of Science is looking for a pro-active and self-motivated individual to join our Taught Programmes Team. You will play a key role in providing administrative support for our departments, ensuring smooth and efficient operation of our taught programmes and units.

We care about student and staff well-being, 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 initiative, we would welcome an application from you.

You should have previous experience of working in a busy office environment in an 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 good computer skills, with a proficiency in Word and Excel and the ability to learn use of database systems. 

Experience in the use of University-specific software (Moodle, SAMIS/SITS and Business Objects) is desirable though not essential. Most important is an interest in our work and a willingness to become fully involved in the life of the Faculty and its departments.

We offer a competitive rate of pay, generous pension scheme, 23 days of annual leave per year, as well as eight bank holidays and five extra discretionary days. Learn more about working at the University of Bath and about the Faculty of Science.

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact Paula Gabriel, Programmes Manager Operations (, however, please submit your application via the University website. 

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.

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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.