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Head of Higher Degrees and PPD Office

Salary: £29,301-£38,183 p.a.

The Faculty of Education seeks to appoint a Senior Administrator as Head of its Higher Degrees and PPD Office.

The overall purpose of the post is to ensure an efficient and effective administrative service to Faculty staff and students and to support the Secretary to the Faculty and the Head of Faculty in their work.

The Higher Degrees and PPD Office is responsible for all aspects of the administration of the Faculty's higher degrees (MPhil; Med; EdD; PhD) and for the administration of its PPD activity. The postholder is also expected to make a substantial contribution to course development including marketing activity. The Head of the Office directly manages a team of six administrative staff and works closely on a daily basis with three senior academic leaders: the Director of Learning and Teaching; the Doctoral Programme Manager and the Masters Programme Manager. The post reports to the Secretary to the Faculty.

For full details of the post, and criteria for appointment, please see the further particulars.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages. There you will need to click on the 'Apply online' button and register an account with the University's Web Recruitment System (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Secretary to the Faculty, Kate Allen,

We hope to hold interviews on 8 March 2017

Closing date: 26 February 2017

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