R210244 Release Date:  Tuesday 20 July 2021

Aston University is offering the exciting opportunity to join our Student and Academic Services Directorate as Senior Graduate School Administrator. This role is responsible for being the senior administrator for the Graduate School, overseeing its administrative processes, policies and quality assurance procedures. This role also acts as the secretary for the University Student Disciplinary Board.

We are seeking an exceptional candidate who has Knowledge of Higher Education policies and developments, including the UK Quality Code, exceptional administrative skills, an empathy with the requirements of our research students and research supervisors, and who can oversee our disciplinary work from the perspective of empathy, fairness and natural justice.

Educated to degree level, you will have recent experience of working in a customer focused environment. You will have strong administrative skills, you will be able to organise and minute meetings and will be able to give advice and support to a range of internal and external stakeholders. You will have experience of working within a regulatory framework.

The Senior Graduate School Administrator will report to the Head of Academic Services.

Please note: 

Redeployees will be given priority consideration for vacancies

Please note that anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of Aston University’s commitment to equality and diversity and ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details that are included on application forms, including the candidate’s name and address will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. We kindly ask that candidates do not send CVs or cover letters as these will not be considered. Please note that only answers that fall within the application form questions will be assessed.

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Further particulars and application forms are available in alternative formats on request i.e. large print, Braille, tape or CD Rom.

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Aston University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applications from all sections of the community.

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