Subject Coordinator
City Site

Job reference: 008501

Location: City Site

Closing date: 14/04/2021

Salary : Grade F (£24,461 - £27,511 p.a.)

Employment type: Fixed-term contract

Department: Academic Schools

School/Section : School of Art & Design

This advert has been further extended until 14th April 2021.

Additional Information: This role is a fixed-term maternity cover for up to one year.

​​​​​​​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.

An opportunity has arisen to join the administration team in the School of Art and Design. The role requires an ability to coordinate, manage and align administrative activities across a range of both undergraduate and postgraduate degree courses.

As a Subject Coordinator you will be leading and developing a team of administration staff members that are involved with all aspects of course administration including quality assurance, student inductions, assessments, Boards of Examiners and all other activities associated with academic administration and the student lifecycle.  You will be working with students, external clients, and academic and professional services staff from across the University, so effective interpersonal skills in addition to excellent written and oral communication skills are essential. In addition, you will work closely with the School Administration Manager to manage and improve business processes, ensuring that a professional level of service is offered to a range of end users. 

The successful candidate will have an excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, will be solution focused and will be able to competently prioritise both team and their own workloads.  The post requires an ability to respond positively to change, tackling challenges with enthusiasm and sometimes resilience and to be effective whilst working in a fast paced environment.  Well-developed organisation, influencing/negotiating and administrative skills are essential.

Please can candidates upload a supporting document with their application, of no more than 2 sides of A4, that outlines how your skills, knowledge and experience meets the requirements of the role. ​​​​​​​ The job description and person specification are attached below.  Please note that CV's will only be accepted if accompanied by a supporting document.

(Revised) Interview Date: 23rd April 2021

If you have queries about this role, please contact Joanne Calvert, 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.

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.

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?

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.