Doctoral School Administrator

Job reference: 011172

Location: Hybrid

Closing date: 31/08/2022

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

Employment type: Permanent

Team: Doctoral School and Research Operations

School / Directorate : DVC - Research and Enterprise

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.

Nottingham Trent University Doctoral School provides administrative support for doctoral programmes across all academic disciplines within the University. This offers a challenging and varied working environment for members of the team.  These roles offer a frontline service to students, staff, funding organisations and regulatory bodies connected with doctoral study. 

The successful candidate will be involved in all aspects of administrative support for research student training including student records maintenance, committee servicing, coursework submission and Boards of Examiners. An ability to prioritise and organise your workload effectively is essential to this role.

We are seeking a proactive individual with relevant previous experience of working in a busy administrative environment. They will be able to prioritise and multi-task, working to tight deadlines. They will be able to work independently as well as part of a team and possess excellent communication skills. Extensive experience of using IT systems to improve processes together with a proficient working knowledge of MS Office is required.

As part of the application, please include a detailed written statement demonstrating how you meet the essential criteria articulated in the person specification. 

Interview Date: 8/9 September 2022

If you have queries about this role, please contact Dr Christopher Barenberg, Doctoral School Administration Manager,

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?

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. 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. ​​​​​​​​​