Free open Job in Wales Postgraduate Research Programmes Administrator at Swansea University

Contract Type: Permanent, Part Time 21 Hours per week

Salary range: £19,202-£21,414 (Pro Rata) with NEST Pension Benefits

Location: Singleton Campus


It is an exciting time for the School, which is continuing with plans for development and expansion under our Head of School, Professor Elwen Evans QC.

Based within the Academic Office and reporting to the Programme Co-ordinator, the post holder will provide administrative support for postgraduate research programmes within the School, and provide support to the Director of PGRs and PGR students

The Academic Office is responsible for efficiently administering and organising the School degree schemes, which also includes undergraduate and postgraduate taught programmes, exams and assessment and employability.

Main purpose of the Post

To provide administrative support to the Director of PGRs, to implement the delivery of the School research programmes throughout the student lifecycle, from application to graduation. Deal with enquiries from prospective, current and previous students on all aspects of postgraduate research studies, including eligibility for bursaries and funding. Responsible for the creation and maintenance of student records for all postgraduate research students, liaising with central departments when necessary. Process bursaries and scholarships through the central university systems, maintaining accurate financial records within the School.

Produce student handbooks using templates, deal with queries from academics or students on postgraduate research related issues, assist in other areas of the Academic Office during their peak workload periods.

Main Duties

Based within the busy Academic office reporting to the Academic Office manager, they will work closely with other teams in the School to share knowledge, information, best practice and to provide support as and when required. They will ensure that practices and processes are fully compliant with University regulations and procedures, and QAA requirements. The post holder will contribute to a culture of change and continuous service improvement within the School and work closely with the other teams in the College to share knowledge, information, best practice and to provide support as and when required. The will assist with audits and accreditation procedures relevant to the role. And fully engage with the University’s Performance Enabling and Welsh language policies. The will promote equality and diversity in working practices and to maintain positive working relationships. They may also be required to provide support at Open Days, Graduation and other events as and when required, which may include occasional weekend or evening work.

Informal enquiries contact details and Further Information

Miss Zoë Brooks-Green, Academic Office Manager

Tel: 01792 602037


The University is committed to supporting and promoting equality and diversity in all of its practices and activities. We aim to establish an inclusive environment and welcome diverse applications from the following protected characteristics: age, disability, ethnicity, gender identity, marriage and civil partnership, pregnancy and maternity, religion and belief, sex (gender), sexual orientation.

This post will close on 4 July 2019

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