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Administrative Officer

SAA - Engineering & Physical Sciences

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £21,135 to £24,871 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 06 January 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1561921GX-R

We are offering an exciting opportunity for somebody with suitable experience to join the Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences as an Administrative Officer for our Curriculum & Quality Assurance (CQA) Team. The CQA Team provides high level guidance and supports all regulatory aspects of the Taught and Research programmes associated with our five schools, Chemistry, Electronics & Computer Science, Engineering, the Zepler Institute for Photonics & Nanotechnology and Physics & Astronomy.

You will work closely with the Senior Administrative Officer within CQA, key academic staff and colleagues across Student and Academic Administration. This specialist administration team supports the Faculty in the preparation for validation of new and existing undergraduate and postgraduate taught curricula, Postgraduate Research programme development, student communications and representation, statutory and regulatory body monitoring, committee servicing and implementation of academic regulations and processes.

Major elements of the post will be to support the Senior Administrative Officer to deliver an effective and efficient service to beneficiaries and stakeholders, applying a detailed knowledge of systems and processes and regulatory frameworks. You will establish and maintain effective working relationships with academic staff within the Faculty and other colleagues in Professional Services.

You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively. You will be well organised and adaptable, taking a positive approach in reviewing processes and practices. You will possess excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills and a commitment to providing excellent customer service is also required. You will also have experience of processing and analysing complex data sets using multiple systems.

To arrange an informal and confidential discussion about the role, please get in touch with the Team Leader, Esther Dearman (

Application Procedure 

You should submit your completed online application form a The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2507 or email  Please quote reference 1561921GX-R on all correspondence. 

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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