Programme Administrator

  • Location
    Barnet, Greater London
  • Salary
  • Category
    Education & Childcare - Education Administration
  • Job type
  • Industry
    Education and Childcare
  • External Reference

We have an exciting opportunity to work within our Higher Education client based in Greenwich. This role is currently for 2 months and is paying £13.05 per hour.

Team Specific:

� Work effectively as a member of the Faculty Administration Team to provide support to key activities as directed by the Senior Administrator.

  • Establish and maintain good working relationships in contributing to the delivery of an efficient support service.


� Provide comprehensive secretarial and administrative support to key School activities ensuring that academic, research and consultancy requirements of the School are met.

� Work collaboratively to devise and implement administrative systems ensuring that effective, records, archiving and filing systems and processes are maintained.

  • Prepare documentation and materials ensuring a high level of accuracy, for example, programme documentation, handbooks, induction materials, promotional materials, etc.

  • Provide support to the recruitment and admissions processes, ensuring that student applications are dealt with promptly and liaising with Admissions Tutors with regard to assessment tasks and interview arrangements as required.

� Contribute to supporting effective learning and quality provision in accordance with University regulations and requirements.

� Make preparations across the range of key activities. For example Open Days and recruitment activities; new arrivals week and student experience and employability support; programme validations; examinations; Progression and Award Boards; CPD/enterprise activities; research activities; etc.

� Undertake small-scale projects as directed by the Senior Administrator, researching and collating the information required.

� Service meetings as requested, including ensuring that room and catering bookings are made and that papers are circulated in a timely way.

� Liaise with internal and external stakeholders as required within the remit of the role.

  • Work flexibly, providing cover and collaborative support to other colleagues in the Faculty Administration Team to meet variations in demand.

KEY RELATIONSHIPS (Internal & External):

  • Faculty colleagues, including other administrative and support staff, academics and researchers.

  • Staff in Central Services across the University, including Student Administration Services, Recruitment and Admissions, Timetabling, Student Records, Estates, Catering, Learning and Quality.

  • External collaborators, consultants and examiners.

  • Students and parents/guardians.




� Administrative and secretarial experience

� Working in a busy office environment

� Working under pressure

� Supporting committees and note-taking


� Strong working knowledge of Microsoft Office.

� Excellent interpersonal skills

� High level of proficiency in English, both written and oral.

� Ability to communicate effectively at all levels.

� Commitment to continuing professional development and desire to develop in the role.

� Ability to organise own work and prioritise workload with minimal supervision.

� Ability to identify and meet deadlines.

� High degree of accuracy and the ability to pay close attention to detail.

� Able to work well in a team.

� Adaptable to different types of work and workloads.

� Calm under pressure.

� Tactful, diplomatic and discreet.



� Working in the Higher education sector or similar environment

� Experience of using online central systems and packages

Adecco acts as an employment agency for permanent recruitment and an employment business for the supply of temporary workers. The Adecco Group UK & Ireland is an Equal Opportunities Employer.

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Please apply with your CV to: Louise corke