Staffordshire University

Staffordshire University

Academic & Student Administrator

Academic & Student Administrator Student & Academic Services

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £23,700 to £26,444 Per Annum Full Time Fixed Term Until 31/07/2024 Release Date: Tuesday 06 February 2024 Closing Date: Tuesday 13 February 2024 Reference: SAAS08-24

Staffordshire University is on a journey to become the foremost modern higher education institution in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence, and we are looking for inspirational and effective people to take us to the next stage.

We are driven by our values; they underpin everything we do and our colleagues live our values every day. We are daring, curious and proud of our region and people. If you share our values and have the skills to deliver our vision, we want to hear from you.

About the role

As a result of a successful internal secondment within Registry, we are looking for an excellent team player, with good IT skills, a keen eye for detail with the ability to;

  • Think critically
  • Communicate effectively with internal and external stakeholders
  • Organise and manage multiple activities
  • Problem solve
  • This busy back-office role supports academic staff and students with activities across the full student lifecycle from enrolment through to Graduation.

    The post is full-time on a fixed-term basis and would suit an experienced administrator or someone with relevant transferable skills that is looking to expand their experience of Higher Education administration.

    The role is based at our Leek Road campus, which is a 5-minute walk from Stoke-on-Trent Train Station, has accessible parking, an on-campus gym, shop and food outlets as well as dedicated spaces for peace & quiet and prayer.

    How to apply

    If you are interested in applying for this role, please submit your up to date CV accompanied by a covering letter which outlines why you are interested in the role and demonstrates how your skills meet those detailed in the person specification.

    Contact For Informal Discussion

    If you would like to have an informal chat about the role, please contact Craig Draper – Registry Business Partner [email protected] to arrange a call.

    Who is Staffordshire University?

    Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

    After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

    Rewards and Benefits

    In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

    • Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

    At Staffordshire University, we believe that every student and staff member needs to be carbon literate if we are to help tackle the climate emergency and achieve our One Planet Pledge of carbon neutrality by 2030, and we are proud of our Bronze Carbon Literacy Award status. As part of our ongoing commitment we particularly encourage applications from candidates who have already completed carbon literacy training, or are prepared to undertake this training as part of their ongoing professional development.

    We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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    Further details:
  • Job Description
  • Person Specification
  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

    Job details

    Title

    Academic & Student Administrator

    Employer

    Staffordshire University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 07, 2024

    Application deadline

    February 13, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Business and Economics,Education

    About the employer

    Established in 1914, Staffordshire University is a government university offering various undergraduate, graduate, professional, and distance learning programs. The university is divided into six academic departments, including computing and digital technologies, creative arts and Engineering, Health and Social Care, Law, policing & forensics, Staffordshire Business School and life sciences, and education.

    In the year 1988, the institution changed its name to Staffordshire Polytechnic, and in 1992, it officially became Staffordshire University. The university raises funds to foster a better, safer, and healthier society.

    Equipped with the latest technologies and student-friendly amenities, the campus of this university offers a range of activities and a supportive environment. Presently, the university has one main campus called Stroke-on-Tent Campus and two different centers, namely Stafford Centre of Excellence and Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence. The main campus of the university is easily accessible as it is located near the city. The campus has well-connected transportation facilities and libraries that open 24/7 during critical times of the academic year. The Stafford Centre of Excellence has the latest technologies and equipment to support health care learning. Additionally, the Shrewsbury Centre of Excellence located within the Royal Shrewsbury Hospital has clinical training facilities and the clinical simulation suite.

    Staffordshire University owns Unitemps, which is the official recruiting agency of the institute. It was formed to help businesses recruit talent from the university. It also provides internship opportunities and short-term shift employment services. Over 90% of the recruiters at the university choose to take their interns on as full-time employees. Additionally, internship services offered by Unitemps are divided into Graduate Internship services and Student Internships. To support the financial needs of students, the university grants several funds and allowances. Some of these funds are the Exceptional Learning Support Fund, the Hardship Fund, and the Student Experience Fund.

    Home to many notable alumni who are now leading successful careers, Staffordshire University has produced many exceptional leaders and pioneers. The list of prominent alumni of this university is endless and includes names like famous football player Jermaine Allen, artist Alex Frost, Tabloid journalist Emma Jones, Studio potter David Leach and poet Ian McMillan. The university has an online portal named The Staffordshire University Alumni Online, which connects all alumni with the university. It also has an alumni magazine called Horizon, which features famous success stories.

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