Job offer in Ireland Faculty Co-ordinator at The Open University

Temporary contract for 24 months

This is an exciting opportunity to support the operational management of the Open University’s professional programmes for nursing and social work in Northern Ireland.

With responsibility for managing and co-ordinating academic-related and administrative support activities, the Faculty Co-ordinator will facilitate the delivery of services to Health, Nursing and Social Care students and to Associate Lecturers.  You will be a member of a virtual team supporting lecturers across the UK and students based in Northern Ireland.  You will support the management of Associate Lecturers and the allocation of students to them.  You will be responsible for arrangements for tutorials and day schools.  You will be the first point of contact for students and Associate Lecturers in your curriculum areas.

You will have a degree or equivalent, experience of managing projects, and excellent organisational, communication, interpersonal and ICT skills. You should be able to demonstrate flexibility, high-level communication, team working and organisational skills and a commitment to collaborative working across organisational boundaries.

This post will be located in Belfast with the successful candidate being expected to live within reasonable commuting distance.  Whilst most work will be undertaken during office hours, some evening/weekend work may be required.  Whilst most travel required will be within Northern Ireland, occasional travel to Milton Keynes and other OU offices in the UK may also be required.

Closing date: 5.00pm on 6 September 2018

For detailed information and how to apply go to http://www.open.ac.uk/about/employment/vacancies/faculty-co-ordinator-14713-0 call the Staffing Team on 01908 332247 or e-mail WELS-Recruitment@open.ac.uk quoting the vacancy reference number.

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