Post Title: Team Leader - Programme & Curriculum Support

SBU/Department: Academic Registry/ Academic Services

FTE: 1.0 fte (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH6 £31,396pa to £33,966pa with a potential to progress to £37,099 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave : 25 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our office between Christmas and New Year

Location: MacLaurin Building, de Havilland Campus, Hatfield

Main duties and responsibilities

As part of a newly established team, based in Academic Services, we are looking to recruit a proactive and motivated individual to lead an excellent administrative, organisational, and advisory service for colleagues across the University relating to the whole life cycle of our programmes of study.

Working closely with colleagues from Academic Schools, this role provides you with an opportunity to play a key part in managing and supporting processes to produce and maintain a master source of data that accurately reflects the University's portfolio, including Home, UK and OS Franchise and online provision, which will be used for a range of purposes across the institution.

You will also have responsibilities to maintain data relating to courses and curriculum using appropriate systems. You will be required to ensure accurate and timely completion of administration activities relating to the creation of course structures, validation documentation and systems, liaising as required, internally and externally.

The successful post holder will have line management responsibility, managing and motivating a team of professional staff, and encouraging a culture of flexibility, excellence, and willingness to assist colleagues within Academic Services and across the University, specifically from academic schools and the Student Administration Service.

Skill and experience required

You will already have substantial proven administrative experience, preferably within an HEI, along with proficiency and experience in IT across the range of Microsoft products including databases, spreadsheets and word-processing.

You will be able to demonstrate that you can work under pressure. You should have good attention to detail and the ability to create successful working relationships with a wide range of people.

The ideal candidate will be able to demonstrate excellent communication skills and you will have good understanding of customer care, with proven problem- solving skills and finding pragmatic solutions.

Qualifications required

Minimum of a Degree or equivalent, or proven experience

Please view the job description and person specification for a full list of the duties and essential criteria. Please attach a personal statement showing clearly how your skills and experience match the Person Specification.

We regret that we are unable to offer UKVI sponsorship for this post; applicants will either hold UK Right to Work, or demonstrate access to UK Right to Work before an offer is made.

Contact Details/Informal Enquiries: Dipak Patel, Section Head – Academic Quality Systems & Surveys – [email protected]

Closing Date : 23 May 2024

Interview Date: TBC

Reference Number: 058595

Date advert placed: 09 May 2024

Find out what it's like to work in Academic Registry HERE https: // www. departments/academic-registry

Our vision is to transform lives: UH is committed to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion and building a diverse community. We welcome applications from suitably qualified and eligible candidates regardless of their protected characteristics, and recognise there are different ways applicants may achieve the criteria in this document. We offer a range of employee benefits including generous annual leave, flexible location opportunities within the UK, discounted Sports Village memberships and free Active Staff sessions, personal and professional development and family-friendly policies. #GoHerts

Job details


Team Leader


University of Hertfordshire


United Kingdom


May 10, 2024

Application deadline

May 23, 2024

Job type



Education,Social Science

About the employer

Formerly recognized as Hatfield Technical College, University of Hertfordshire is a public university which was established in the year 1952. This university primarily developed its roots in aeronautical engineering. In the year 1961, it was given the status of a regional college by the Ministry of Education. The British Government granted this college the university status in the year 1992. The university has multiple research centres in various fields including health and human sciences, arts and humanities and science and technology.

The University of Hertfordshire has two campuses, namely De Havilland and College Lane, which are spread across sprawling premises. The campuses offer on-campus accommodation to the students and are equipped with many first-class facilities such as a gym, central hub and social spaces. They also have sports facilities, including a pool and a climbing wall. De Haville Campus opened in the year 2005 and is provided with a computer centre, library and resource centre. Both the campuses are accessible by bus and trains. The university offers bus services to the students called Uno. Uno provides safe rides to the students and staff members at a discounted rate. The university has many educational spots, including a creative art gallery, biology lab, aerospace lab, simulation wards, observatory and a law building.

This university offers placement opportunities in many areas such as business, creative arts, physics, maths and law. According to the Complete University Guide 2015, it has the lowest rate of 'student relevant' crimes. The Trident Media Radio is the campus radio operated by the students. This university has a plethora of partners. Some of them are McGill University Canada, University of Okhalama and James Cook University. The university has developed many notable alumni that are doing successfully in their fields. Tony Banham is the Founder of Hong Kong War Diary Project. Helen Lederer is a famous actress and comedian. Minister of International Trade and Industry of Malaysia, Darell Leikin graduated from the University of Hertfordshire. Chris Gubbey is Auto Executive for General Motors. Upen Patel is an acclaimed film actor and a model. BBC presenter, Kate Bellingham is a renowned alumnus of this university. In addition, it has also produced many eminent sports personalities such as Ajaz Akhtar, who is a British cricketer and Noah Cato, who is a rugby union player.

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