School Administrator
Clifton Campus

Job reference: 011009

Location: Clifton Campus

Closing date: 15/07/2022

Salary : Grade E (£23,829 - £25,766 p.a.)

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Academic Admin - School SOC

School / Directorate : School of Social Sciences

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff, because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.

Our award-winning research is celebrated around the world, and we’re proud of our strategic partnerships. It’s all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate, in whatever capacity they work with us. Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: creating excellent global collaborations, and harnessing the talents of all our people.

NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. Join us in our mission to become ‘the university of the future’ — seize the challenge and adventure of working with an organisation where progress never stops. This is your career, reimagined.

The role is based at the Clifton campus in our new Health and Allied Professions Building, however travel to our other campus may be required.

The postholder will be required to work some weekends, in line with business needs.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join the School of Social Sciences academic administration team as a School Administrator.  The School offers a diverse range of course provision and has active links with many external organisations offering a challenging and varied working environment for members of the administrative team with a diverse range of responsibilities.

We are seeking applicants with a positive can-do attitude who are able to work proactively and flexibly in a fast-paced team-based environment and have the ability to respond positively to change.

Providing frontline service to students, academic and administrative staff, external funding organisations and regulatory bodies, you will quickly and effectively build and maintain strong customer-focused working relationships.  The role requires excellent ICT proficiency and strong digital capabilities which will help us to improve service delivery. In addition, you should be able to prioritise your own workload and be an effective team player with good attention to detail.  

An understanding of the issues currently affecting Higher Education is desirable. Knowledge of Quality Assurance processes and University regulations and procedures would be an advantage.

Role job description and person specification are attached below. The job description details the responsibilities of the role, and the person specification identifies the skills, knowledge, experience and competencies we are seeking for each role. Please use these documents to assess your suitability for the role, and refer to these documents when completing your application to ensure you demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the role.

​​​​It is anticipated interviews will be held 21 July 2022.

If you have any specific queries in relation to this position, please contact Tracy Forrest, School Coordinator, via email at

Successful applicants will usually be appointed to the base of the advertised salary grade, except in justifiable circumstances

This role is open to non-UK/Irish applicants subject to current UK Visas and Immigration (UKVI) rules. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

​​​​​​​Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions. 

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?


The closing date for this job has now passed.