Postgraduate Administrator NAT01031

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Department of Life Sciences, Faculty of Natural Sciences

 Salary: £33,977 – £38,360 per annum

Location: Silwood Park Campus


Job Summary

We are seeking to recruit a Postgraduate Administrator to be working directly with the Course Directors at Silwood Park, and other senior academic staff. You will primarily be responsible for the administration of postgraduate taught (PGT) activities on the Silwood Park Campus of the Department of Life Sciences.

The position is based at the Silwood Park Campus, which is home to approximately 25 academic staff, 40 research staff and 10 support staff. As well as housing state-of-the-art facilities for laboratory and field research, the campus is a recognised centre for postgraduate training. You will be responsible for approximately 120 PGT students based at Silwood across 7 Masters Courses.


This is a busy and varied post requiring you to multi-task and to work to deadlines. You must be proactive in your approach to your duties and be able to work with minimum supervision.  The post involves a high level of interaction with staff of all levels as well as students.



Duties and responsibilities


  • Primary contact for administrative queries and to provide administrative support on all processes relevant to postgraduate taught education on Silwood Park campus
  • Work with Graduate School staff, Registry staff, Departmental Operations Administrators and Faculty finance staff to implement policies and procedures
  • To be aware of Departmental and Faculty Education administrative policies and assist in advising academic staff regarding College regulations
  • Point of contact for prospective students, dealing with enquiries
  • Provide general administrative support to the Course Directors
  • Preparation of Departmental information packs for the Silwood Park PGT courses
  • Compiling and reviewing the Silwood Park Departmental PGT handbooks
  • Organising, supporting and taking minutes for Staff-Student Committee meetings and examiner’s meetings
  • Distributing and collecting coursework for PGT students and sending to markers and examiners
  • Request and co-ordinate exam questions when requested and send to external examiners
  • Organisation of Silwood Park Open Days



Essential requirements

  • An honours degree, or equivalent experience
  • Experience of regularly working with student record databases
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure and prioritise accordingly
  • Ability to handle highly confidential information with tact and discretion
  • Understanding of student systems and Registry procedures
  • Working knowledge of a range of computer-based procedures and software packages, including Microsoft Office and Outlook



Further Information


This is a full time, open-ended position based at Silwood Park Campus.


To apply for this position please complete the online application.


Should you require any further details on the role please contact: Kleoniki Gounaris –



We reserve the right to close the advert prior to the closing date stated should we received a high number of applications. It is therefore advisable that you submit your application as early as possible to avoid disappointment.


We are committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment for all. We therefore encourage candidates to apply irrespective of age, disability, marriage or civil partnership status, pregnancy or maternity, race, religion and belief, gender identity, sex, or sexual orientation. We are an Athena SWAN Silver Award winner, a Disability Confident Leader and a Stonewall Diversity Champion.



Closing date: 11/11/2021


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