University of Westminster

University of Westminster

Course Administrato

Course Administrator

Ref. 50052249

Salary £30,408 - £33,249 per annum (Incl. LWA)

Department/School Academic Registrars Department

Location Central London

This post is full time and permanent, working 35 hours per week

The Course Administrator role includes a wide range of administrative responsibilities in support of a portfolio of designated taught courses and subjects. Successful candidates will provide a professional and efficient information and advice service for students, maintaining accurate student profiles using the University's student record system and paper-based files.

There will be lots of face-to-face contact with students and liaison with external agencies. They will participate in the administration of a wide range of registration and assessment activities, including working closely with academic staff to support them and our students.

Candidates should have a good educational background coupled with administrative experience, and excellent written and oral communication skills.

Candidates should be ‘customer focused' with a friendly and positive attitude. Working within busy teams, the post holders will need to be able to organise and prioritise their own workload, exercise initiative and work well under pressure.

To apply for this vacancy please click above. Further information can be found in the job description and person specification, which can be accessed through link below.

At the University of Westminster, diversity, inclusion and equality of opportunity are at the core of how we engage with students, colleagues, applicants, visitors and all our stakeholders.

We are fully committed to enabling a supportive and safe learning and working environment which is equitable, diverse and inclusive, is based on mutual respect and trust, and in which harassment and discrimination are neither tolerated nor acceptable.

The University has adopted Smart Working principles to support and further our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion aims of being an inclusive, collaborative and flexible employer. Further details of Smart Working can be discussed at interview stage.

Closing date: midnight on 10 April 2024

Interviews are likely to be held on: 24 April 2024

Administrative contact (for queries only):[email protected]

JOB DESCRIPTION AND PERSON SPECIFICATION

Job details

Title

Course Administrato

Employer

University of Westminster

Location

United Kingdom

Published

March 27, 2024

Application deadline

April 10, 2024

Job type

Administration/Managerment

Field

Social Science

About the employer

The University of Westminster was founded in 1838 as the Royal Polytechnic Institute. It is one of the oldest educational institutions in Britain. The university received a Royal character and was named University of Westminster in 1992. The current Chancellor is Lady Frances Sorrell and Vice-chancellor Dr Peter Bonfield OBE. Its main campus is located in Regent Street in Central London. It has three other campuses located in Fitzrovia, Harrow and Marylebone. It is a member of various associations like the Association of Commonwealth Universities, Association of MBAs, EQUIS, EFMD, Universities UK and European University Association. The University of Westminster is divided into three colleges, twelve schools and 65 departments & research centres. The university has 180 UG courses, 231 PG courses and 99 professional & short courses, which include full-time, part-time & open/distance learning courses. The university received £22 million from grants, contracts and research grants.

Departments: There are three major streams with over 65 different departments. The major departments in the University of Westminster are:

Science: College of Design, School of Computer Science, Creative and Digital Industries, School of Architecture, Computer Science and Engineering.

Arts: Humanities, Liberal Arts and Sciences, Social Sciences, Humanities and Law School, Westminster School of Arts & Westminster School of Media and Communication.

Commerce: Applied Management, Management and Marketing, Finance and Accounting, Organisations, Economy & Society.

Some of the famous alumni of the university include Sir Thomas Bennett (architecture), Fougasse (editor) and John Ryan (animator), famous authors like Mary Jo Bang and David Gascoyne, businessmen like Sinclair Beecham, Julian Metcalfe and Robert Bellinger, famous entertainers like Charlie Brooker, Asif Kaoadia and Tej Lalvani. Some famous faculty members of the university include Sir George Cayley, father of aeronautical engineering, Charles Algernon Parsons, engineer and inventor of steam turbine and Tom Ang, BBC presenter. Chantal Mouffe (political theorist), Ezra Pound (prominent modernist figure in poetry) and Jean Seaton (professor of media history and historian of the BBC).

The university hostels have 1750 rooms with six halls of residence. The university also helps students to find private residences if they are unable to find a residence in hostels. The university's transport connects all residences to the university. There are various scholarships available for the students, although the University of Westminster does not provide these scholarships. Some of the major scholarships are Brittan Scholarship, Brian Large Bursary Fund, and Westheimer Health and Social Care Scholarship.

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