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Data Administrator

Job title Data Administrator

Department Academic Registry

Salary Starting from £23,715, rising to £27,131 per annum

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Tuesday 15 November 2022

Closing date Sunday 18 December 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF9987

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Academic Registry fulfils a dual role at the University by being an expert provider of fundamental University-wide academic services and being a dynamic influencer of academic policy.

An exciting opportunity has become available to work as a Data Administrator in Academic Registry’s Student Data & Statutory Reporting team.  

The Data Administrator will provide an important role in supporting the provision of high-quality data analysis to both internal and external audiences. This will involve assisting with the preparation and submission of returns to statutory bodies as well as ownership in responding to Freedom of Information requests.

The role holder will support a wide range of student data reporting and you will act as first point of contact for ad-hoc data requests, in addition to maintaining internal databases and developing an understanding for the data and system processes required for statutory returns.

As well as maintaining and generating data published on the University’s internal and external webpages, the Data Administrator will provide administrative support for internal working groups and committees in addition to other data linked administrative duties.   

About You 

As Data Administrator, you will bring excellent organisational skills and a positive outlook to the team. Applicants for this post should have outstanding attention to detail, demonstrable experience of working with a complex database and feel confident in working as part of a team, providing a high standard of service to stakeholders across the University.

Whilst experience of using University-specific software such as Tribal (SITS) will be highly advantageous, training can be provided where needed. Most importantly, we are looking for a reliable, adaptable and confident data administrator with strong IT skills, an understanding of data accessibility good practice and someone who is able to learn new concepts, processes and software with appropriate guidance.  

The role holder will be passionate about process improvement, building relationships with service users and stakeholders, and personal continuous development.

For an informal chat about the role, please contact James Arthur (Head of Registry Services) on or Jon Davies (Assistant Registrar) on

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have 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

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 leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

     - Relocation Procedure

     - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

     - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

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. 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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Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa 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.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of applicants may be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.