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Job Description

Please note that if we receive a high number of applications for this position we may close this advert in advance of the closing date stated above.

Due to the range of development opportunities within the Support Centres and within wider University teams, we are continuously seeking to recruit energetic, friendly, and driven candidates.

This role is an exciting opportunity to be part of an energetic team at the forefront of delivering high quality, comprehensive administrative support throughout the student lifecycle, right from enrolment through to receiving their results. Your role is absolutely key in the operational delivery of the programs and modules. You will work closely with your managers and academic colleagues to ensure our students are provided with the best possible service throughout their time here. (Please note that this role is not directly student-facing).

Our Programme Administrators play a key role in the smooth and seamless delivery of best practice administrative support, which includes close contact with students and staff alike to provide assistance in a wide variety of situations, from assessment and records management, committee servicing to teaching support such as coordinating field trips.

The job description of the role gives the full range of activities you may be involved with, in support of your allocated program (s). Previous experience in Higher Education Administration is not required, as full training on systems and processes will be given and support from line managers, peers, and academic staff will be available to ensure that you are able to learn your new role quickly.
Essential requirements of the roles available include the ability to work independently, be proactive, absorb complex process training quickly, and to demonstrate resilience in a high tempo environment and with a deadline sensitive workload.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Programme Manager

Contact role:

Programme Manager

Contact name:

Aly Chesswas

Contact name:

Emily Parsons

Contact phone:

0118 378 7898

Contact phone:

0118 378 8473

Contact email:

a.m.chesswas@reading.ac.uk

Contact email:

e.l.parsons@reading.ac.uk

 

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognized as a graduate-level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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