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Head of Student Administration

At Leeds Trinity University, we aspire to make a difference to the people, the professions and the places that we serve, and we are looking for talented and enthusiastic people to join our University community.  We are ranked in the top 25 universities in the UK for teaching and course satisfaction and 95% of our graduates are employed or in further study within six months. We are seeking an accomplished leader with the expertise, skills and personal attributes to lead a critical University service.  Reporting to the Director of Student and Academic Services, the successful candidate will provide strategic leadership for the Student Administration team and specifically for the Admission, Student Records and Assessment functions, ensuring a comprehensive and inclusive provision.

The function has responsibility for the central administration of all applicant and student records and for providing related services to applicants, students and staff.   The remit covers a range of matters from student admission through to graduation to include programme and module registration; student loans; academic timetable preparation; assessment and examination scheduling, results processing, student progression and award.

 The postholder will be responsible for implementing institutional strategy, for the review and enhancement of policies and processes and will lead and advise on statutory and other legal requirements for their area of responsibility.

The successful applicant will have substantial senior professional level experience within a Higher Education Institution and a strong track record of leading, motivating and developing teams to achieve organisational objectives.  Candidates will be able to demonstrate the ability to think strategically and make decisions.

Employees of the University have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous contributory pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, on-site sport and fitness centre membership, car park permit scheme and Employee Assistance Programme.  We also operate a free shuttle bus to Horsforth station and have an externally owned day nursery facility on campus, along with plenty of shopping, leisure and travel discounts available.  Our health and wellbeing offer provides the opportunity to engage in a variety of activities and includes high quality health articles relating to current national and University specific initiatives.

Interviews for this post are expected to take place on Tuesday 8th December 2020

 Leeds Trinity University welcomes applications from all parts of the community and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented in this area.  All appointments will be based on merit.

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