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Summer School Manager

International Office

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 02 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2057522NP

A founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Southampton is among the top 80 global universities and in the UK’s top 15. Our academics and diverse global student community are helping to change the world for the better.

Our new Global Mobility team is growing and we’re looking for inspiring people to join us. In support of our university mission to create outstanding university experiences, we plan to launch a new and exciting summer school in 2024. We will offer innovative short-term courses that are attractive to students from around the world and which showcase the best that the University of Southampton has to offer, making a significant contribution to the University’s internationalisation agenda.

We are seeking a student-focussed individual with relevant commercial expertise to create, market and manage our international summer school.

As Summer School Manager, you’ll be responsible for liaising with faculties and other professional services to create and implement an innovative and attractive high quality summer school for inbound students in support of the International Strategic Plan, ensuring the effective use of internal and external resources and the achievement of ambitious returns on investment from year three of operation.

About you:

You’ll bring experience of developing summer schools in a higher education context. You will be able to balance a range of considerations such as the student experience, sourcing/creating the right courses, financial and recruitment objectives, marketing, and quality assurance, to ensure that we create a programme that’s the right fit for the market. You’ll need to liaise across the organisation and beyond to ensure success, as well as being highly organised with close attention to detail. 

To learn more about Global Recruitment and Admissions and to see all our current opportunities, please click here.

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 2057522NP on all correspondence.

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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

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