University of Greenwich

University of Greenwich

Postgraduate Research Examinations Officer

Postgraduate Research Examinations Officer Research & Enterprise Training Institute Location: Medway Campus

Salary: £26,444 to £29,605 per annum Contract Type: Permanent Release Date: Friday 10 November 2023 Closing Date: Friday 24 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 4173-E-E

Greenwich Research and Enterprise seeks to appoint a highly motivated individual to be part of a team of professional administrators supporting the work of the Research & Enterprise Training Institute.

The Research & Enterprise Training Institute is responsible for the administration of postgraduate research students within the university, which includes maintaining student records, monitoring academic progress, arranging examinations, processing awards and the administration of the Faculty Research Degrees Committees. We are also responsible for ensuring compliance with university and external regulations related to research programmes, including the provision of information, advice and guidance on the regulations to staff and students.

Working as a member of the Research and Enterprise Training Institute the post holder will be responsible for undertaking a range of administrative duties associated with the office. These duties will include overall responsibility for the arrangement of postgraduate research examinations, ensuring that all examinations are arranged in accordance with the university's academic regulations and procedures. The post holder will also be required to manage enquiries relating to examinations and provide advice and guidance relating to the academic regulations and supporting policies and procedures.

You will be someone with excellent administrative, team working and communication skills and will be required to liaise with staff within the university and externally, maintaining a professional and customer focused approach throughout.

For an informal discussion about the post please contact Kate Southgate, Training and Research Programmes Manager, by emailing [email protected].

Should you have any recruitment related queries please contact the People Directorate Operations Team on [email protected]

Further details of the fantastic benefits and what we offer can be found here: Our benefits - what we offer Jobs and careers University of Greenwich and information on the university's working principles: Working Principles and Guidelines Documents University of Greenwich

To apply, please visit the University of Greenwich vacancies page and complete all details, including the supporting statements (please note attached CVs and personal statements will not be seen by the recruitment panel at the application stage). Current Vacancies - Jobs at Greenwich

We are looking for people who can help us deliver our mission of transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, through our values.

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission.

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge / Mentally Healthy Universities , we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion.

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form.

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees' experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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Job details


Postgraduate Research Examinations Officer


University of Greenwich


United Kingdom


November 11, 2023

Application deadline

November 24, 2023

Job type



Business and Economics,Social Science

About the employer

The University of Greenwich was established in 1890 at Woolwich Polytechnic and received its first CGLI certificate in 1892. In 1992, the institution gained the status of a university and was renamed as the University of Greenwich. Over the years, the university has made its place among the top academic institutions in the world. It has gained the accreditations of many prestigious organizations like CIPD, APS, and AMBA.

Notably, the University of Greenwich has three campuses. Two of these campuses, Avery Hill Campus and Greenwich Campus, are located in London while the third campus, Medway Campus, is located in Kent, England. The Greenwich campus is the university's home campus and has the Stock well Street Building that houses TV and film studios, a library, and high-tech editing suites. Also, the social and teaching spaces of the campus are located in the £25-million Dreadnought Building. The Avery Hill campus has excellent sports and teaching facilities with four clinical skills labs, two weather-proof sports pitches, a sports hall, a huge lecture theatre, and a gym. The Medway campus has many study facilities like an 8,000-m2 lab, the Drill Hall Library, residential facilities, and a student hub.

The university offers many undergraduate- and postgraduate-level programmes in various fields like accounting, finance, architecture, science, business, management, engineering, arts, English, social science, history, law, marketing, nursing, pharmacy, and psychology. And, the university offers these courses through its Faculty of Architecture, Computing and Humanities, Faculty of Business School, Faculty of Education and Health, and Faculty of Engineering and Science. The university has alliances with many regional and international academic institutions to provide students with facilities like student exchange and study abroad programmes. Further, the university's industrial placement scheme is available to help students get suitable jobs.

The University of Greenwich has over 225,000 alumni across the globe. Amongst the names of notable alumni include Charles K. Kao, a well-known physicist who won a Nobel Prize in physics for pioneering the use of fiber optics in telecommunications. Malorie Blackman is the author of some famous novels like Hacker, A.N.T.I.D.O.T.E, Pig-Heart Boy, Tell Me No Lies and Dead Gorgeous. Jamie Adenuga (Jme) is a popular record producer and co-founder of Boy Better Know. Abiy Ahmed is the third Prime Minister of Ethiopia. Dave Rowntree is the drummer in the rock band, Blur. He is also an English animator, solicitor, and politician.

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