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Programmes Administrator (Degree Apprenticeships) (Part Time)

Job title Programmes Administrator (Degree Apprenticeships) (Part Time)

Department Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences

Salary Starting from £22,847, rising to £26,341 Pro Rata Per Annum

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Tuesday 03 May 2022

Closing date Sunday 22 May 2022

Interview date Monday 30 May 2022

Reference CH9340

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The Faculty of Humanities & Social Sciences is looking for a proactive and self-motivated Programmes Administrator to join our Taught Programmes Team in a part time, permanent post working 18.25 hours a week (0.5 FTE). 

You will play a key role, working closely with other team members, students and academic staff to ensure the smooth and efficient administration and operation of our degree apprenticeship programmes within the Faculty. 

About the role 

  • Day-to-day administrative support for our degree apprenticeship programmes 
  • Student and staff enquiries 
  • Student data management 
  • Processing student assessments and results
  • Liaising with Employer providers

About you

You will have previous experience of working in an administrative support role (preferably with experience of student administration) or equivalent experience working in a busy office in an administrative role. 

Key skills 

  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Ability to manage a busy workload
  • Teamwork 
  • Effective communication skills are essential as you will work closely with your team, students, academic colleagues and Employer providers
  • Strong digital literacy 
  • Taking the initiative and problem-solving 
  • Process improvement 

We care about delivering excellent service, student and staff wellbeing, and University reputation. If this approach resonates with you and you are a great teammate who also enjoys working independently, we would love to receive an application from you. 

For an informal discussion about the role, please contact the Programmes Manager (Operations) Elise Whittleton on (01225) 386492 or email emm22@bath.ac.uk or Programmes Officer Andie Barlow on (01225) 386178 or email ab2342@bath.ac.uk 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 teaching and research. More information regarding our courses may be found here: http://www.bath.ac.uk/departments/faculty-of-humanities-social-sciences/ 

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 arrange 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. 

We are currently trialling hybrid working in the Faculty Professional Services Staff team. This means working part of the week on campus in the office and working part of the week from home.

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.

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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Living Wage

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.

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 all applicants will be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.