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Doctoral Programmes Administrator (Part Time)

Job title Doctoral Programmes Administrator (Part Time)

Department Doctoral College

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

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Friday 16 September 2022

Closing date Sunday 09 October 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH9834

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The Doctoral College is seeking hardworking and motivated individuals to join the team! 

About the role 

This is a dynamic, varied and exciting role which provides direct support to the Doctoral Programmes Officers in respect of providing a professional administrative support service for all doctoral students and supervisors in the University. 

You will be part of the Doctoral Programmes sub team and will have specific responsibility for a portfolio of doctoral programmes.

As well as working closely with colleagues in the Doctoral College, you will work collaboratively with students, academic and other professional service colleagues, to support and enhance the experience of doctoral students.

About you:

  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Demonstrate a good use of initiative
  • Have the ability to multi-task
  • Be able to prioritise a high workload

This post is offered on a part-time (0.9FTE), permanent basis, working 32.85 hours per week.

For an informal discussion, please contact the Head of PhD Student Administration: Mr Simon Gane (01225) 383875 or e-mail: 

The Doctoral College team provides support to all prospective and current doctoral students to enable them to join and thrive in our research community. Learn more about our Doctoral College at

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:

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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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 may be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.