University of Hertfordshire

University of Hertfordshire

Timetabling Team Leader (Data and Systems Support)

Post Title: Timetabling Team Leader (Data and Systems Support)

SBU/Department: Library and Computing Services (Learning and Teaching Spaces)

FTE: 1FTE (working 37 hours per week)

Duration of Contract: Permanent

Salary: UH7 £37,099 to £40,521 pa with potential to progress to £44,263 pa by annual increments on achieving designated skills and experience

Annual Leave: 30 days plus standard public holidays and an additional 4 days including the closure of our offices between Christmas and New Year

Location: Bishops Square, University of Hertfordshire, Hatfield

We have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated operational timetabling team leader with a strong track record in managing/promoting excellent service delivery.

Main duties and responsibilities

The successful candidate will be responsible for provision of operational timetabling data and system support, and development of the University's student timetables as per the strategic priorities. The Team Leader (Data and System Support) will also have line manager responsibility, and take responsibility for understanding the overall University timetabling requirements including the crossover impact of timetabling requests and changes on other Schools and academic programmes.

The postholder would have a robust approach to manage and coordinate data integrity for a high quality University timetable, and associated data reliance and use of resources, including the implementation of consistent processes, and effective problem-resolution, thus consistently achieving high standards of customer-focused services. The candidate will also be responsible for the development, implementation, and ongoing delivery of timetabling/engagement/attendance processes and systems to ensure future proofing, reliable and efficient operation of the University's timetabling and associated functions.

You will also deputise for colleagues and assist the Timetabling Experience Manager/Head of Learning and Teaching Spaces with varied statistical analysis, evaluation and procurement of any associated hardware/software solutions required for the development of the service.

Skills and experience required

The successful candidate must be highly motivated with a ‘can do' approach to resolving problems and team leadership skills. You will have extensive knowledge/experience of providing excellent customer service standards and techniques with an understanding of its application. You must also be able to effectively engage with stakeholders to resolve conflict and/or collate, investigate, analyse and present information, via excellent oral or written communications to support University decision making.

Qualifications required

You will hold a minimum of a bachelor's degree, (or equivalent qualification) 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:

David Phillips Head of Learning and Teaching Spaces [email protected]

Closing Date : 26 November 2023

Interview Date: Week commencing 11 December 2023

Reference Number: 055615

Date advert placed: 10 November 2023

Our vision is to transform lives: At the University of Hertfordshire we are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and building a diverse community. Towards that aim we particularly encourage applications from candidates likely to be underrepresented within Library and Computing Services. These include people from Black, Asian and minority ethnic backgrounds, disabled people, LGBTQI+ people and women in grades UH7 and above.

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


Timetabling Team Leader (Data and Systems Support)


University of Hertfordshire


United Kingdom


November 11, 2023

Application deadline

November 26, 2023

Job type



Computer Science,Education

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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