Faculty Graduate School Manager

University of Leeds

Leeds, United Kingdom

ID: 7062076 (Ref.No. CSLDC1013)
Posted: November 1, 2019

Job Description

Are you committed to continuous improvement with the ability to work in partnership with stakeholders to deliver an exceptional postgraduate researcher (PGR) experience?  Can you lead and manage a team through a period of change, effectively planning and directing resources to meet key priorities and challenges?

You will work in close partnership with academic colleagues, including the Head of Graduate School and Directors of Postgraduate Research Studies, as well as the Head of Doctoral College Operations, to lead, shape, develop and manage the operations of the Doctoral College within the Faculty of Leeds University Business School (LUBS).  You will require strong leadership and communication skills to be able to guide and support a team of staff to deliver the various functions of administration concerning PGRs.  You will work in partnership with the Education Service Functional Managers to ensure student education processes and practices within the faculty in which you are based and the wider Doctoral College, are managed effectively, delivered consistently and to agreed quality standards.  You will support continuous improvement for both the Faculty and the University’s student education practices and processes.

This is a key client focused role, managing relationships, influencing and supporting the faculty’s academic leadership team to deliver objectives which align to the University’s strategic ambitions for Student Education and PGRs. In addition you will work collaboratively with other members of the Doctoral College Operations Management Team, as led by the Head of Doctoral College Operations, to ensure staff resources are managed within the faculty and to set key priorities. You will contribute to Faculty level plans and functional projects within the Doctoral College, working collaboratively with colleagues across the University, facilitating good communication, building positive working relationships and delivering results.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Vicky Burrett, Head of Doctoral College Operations

Tel: +44 (0)113 34 30900, email: v.burrett@leeds.ac.uk 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Professional Services
School/Institute:  Leeds Doctoral College
Category:  Professional & Managerial
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,797 to £40,322 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Friday 01 November 2019
Closing Date:  Monday 18 November 2019
Reference:  CSLDC1013


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