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Executive Director Marketing and Student Recruitment

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Applicants are required to submit a current CV and covering letter.
The University
It is an exciting time for the University of Hull. As a globally engaged civic University our mission is to advance education, scholarship, knowledge and understanding through teaching and research, for the benefit of individuals and society at large. This, coupled with our vision to shape a fairer, brighter and carbon neutral future, presents us with a real opportunity to engage our prospective and current students in the ambitions we set out in our 2030 strategy.
We are ambitious about the future: ours, our staff, our students, our alumni and the world around us. Our research and teaching are designed to inspire thinking and expand horizons. As one of England’s oldest universities, our motto Lampada Ferens – carrying the light of learning – remains as relevant as ever as we continue to empower people to shape the future. 
The Role
The Executive Director, Marketing and Student Recruitment Services has been established to lead not only the staff in the marketing and student recruitment teams, but to provide University-wide leadership, offer critical advice on market positioning, develop a powerful brand proposition, identify and deliver audience and market insights to better inform University-wide plans, contribute to our product development efforts, build the University’s research profile, and drive engagement opportunities with prospective students, schools and influencers, businesses, stakeholders and the wider community. The role requires you to be passionate about the power of the brand and share a vision to build and activate bigger, bolder, better brand and marketing campaigns.
The Executive Director, under the leadership of the Chief Operating Officer, is responsible for developing and implementing the University’s strategy for UK student attraction and growth. The Executive Director will build markets through involvement in business development opportunities locally and nationally, and provide market intelligence and sales expertise to ensure ongoing responsive product development to meet student market demands, providing clear objectives and managing performance against these. 
The Person
You will have contemporary experience in senior marketing and/or student recruitment roles in higher education or similar complex organisations. You will be experienced in positively promoting an organisation through the development and implementation of creative engagement campaigns deployed to challenge perspectives and build a distinctive brand in market. You will be adept and comfortable working with colleagues at all levels of the organisation and with senior external stakeholders. You have a strong track record in identifying strategies for growth, and facilitating, nurturing, and collaborating with colleagues to deliver impactful outcomes. 
You will have a challenger mindset, innate curiosity; and a natural drive to explore the art of the possible. You will be highly capable in a crisis, confident in leading staff through change and have the capacity to act as a ‘critical friend’ to members of the University Leadership Team, including the Vice-Chancellor.
We very much look forward to receiving your application for what will be a stimulating, challenging and professionally fulfilling role.
For informal enquiries: Please contact Simon King ([email protected]
At Hull we are committed to equality of opportunity, diversity and inclusion at every level, because we believe a diverse workforce brings broader expertise, improved innovation and greater success for all. 
Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies.

Research Finance Team

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Open-ended and full-time, 35 hours per week
Two posts available
The Opportunity:
The appointee, one of a team of four, will provide executive level administrative support and advice to Principal Investigators (PIs), and other School grant award holders. The successful candidate must be highly organised and a pro-active member of staff.
Your skills and attributes for success:
Excellent Microsoft Office skills, in particular Excel.
Ability to develop and administer websites/wiki.
Strong communication skills, written and oral and also evidence of experience in writing reports.
Experience of providing analysis and strategic advice to senior managers.
Educated to degree level or equivalent experience, ideally in Higher Education.
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

Senior Brand and Campaigns Manager

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We’re here to create and harness knowledge, to deliver opportunity for everyone.
About the role
This is an exciting role for a brand and campaigns strategist who understands brand, design and campaigns. You’ll join a busy, innovative and fast-paced team and play a key part in enhancing the University’s reputation as you plan, deliver and evaluate brand marketing strategies and campaigns which cut through in an increasingly crowded market.
You’ll provide leadership and management of the brand and campaigns function, leading the strategic direction and development of the University’s brand, including its brand values, visual identify and tone of voice. You will foster a customer service ethos across the team as they provide an internally focused marketing agency function, working closely and collaboratively with a wide range of colleagues across academic departments and service areas to embed the University’s brand identity.
You’ll also oversee the development, implementation and evaluation of a series of targeted paid and organic campaigns aimed at a range of audiences including future students and current students.
For informal enquiries about this vacancy, please contact: Rebecca Montgomery, Head of Recruitment Marketing at [email protected]
About you
As a Senior Brand and Campaigns Manager, you will:
Have experience managing complex, concurrent brand and marketing projects
Be an experienced manager, adept at building relationships across a large organisation
Have experience of delivering successful brand strategies and campaigns.
Be experienced in working with and managing a range of external suppliers, including creative agencies.
Have excellent communication and organisation skills, with extensive marketing and campaign experience.
Be a creative individual with experience of leading design work and multi-channel campaigns.
At Edge Hill University we value the benefits a rich and diverse workforce brings to our community and therefore welcome applications from all sections of society.
Staff Recruitment
Staff Recruitment, Payroll & Pension Services HelpdeskEdge Hill [email protected]

Service Manager (Enterprise Data Services)

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Full time, 35 Hours per week
Open Ended
1 Position Available
We are looking for an experienced and motivated IT service manager to join the Service Management section to provide service management and technical support for our portfolio of Enterprise Data services provided to the University.
The Opportunity:
Working as part of the Enterprise Data Services Team, the post holder will deliver day to day service management activities relating to several different services, with a focus on identity management, and other core data services.
The post holder will be responsible for operational service support including user management, availability, performance and governance and become the point of escalation for technical issues.  Responsibilities also include the management and continual improvement of ITIL processes together with the maintenance of service plans and good quality application support documentation, service level agreements and roadmaps in line with the ITIL framework.
Working closely with colleagues across the University, this role provides the opportunity to  deliver and improve our services, ensuring not only that we deliver robust and reliable services, but also that our services improve and evolve to meet the changing needs of their users and the University.
Your skills and attributes for success:
Significant experience and proven success in delivering IT Service Management
Ability to quickly adapt and learn new technologies and practices and apply them effectively in a variety of contexts
Ability to assess priorities and manage competing deadlines
Relevant technical expertise, with proven analytical and problem-solving capability
Experience in building strong professional relationships in the workplace, combined with strong interpersonal and communication skills
The University of Edinburgh is a charitable body, registered in Scotland, with registration number SC005336. Is e buidheann carthannais a th’ ann an Oilthigh Dhùn Èideann, clàraichte an Alba, àireamh clàraidh SC005336.

Grant Support Officer

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Advanced Manufacturing Research CentreThe University of SheffieldAdvanced Manufacturing ParkWallis WayCatcliffeRotherhamS60 5TZ
Are you interested in working for a world-leading research centre? We have an exciting opportunity for a Grants Support Officer to join the Advanced Manufacturing Research Centre.
As Grants Support Officer you will assist with the submission of funding proposals and support the administrative requirements of the team. The role will allow you to further develop your understanding of the research funding landscape and to develop essential grant writing skills.
You will:
Be educated to A-level standard (or equivalent)
Have experience of pre-award research grant administration, preferably in an academic institution.
Have strong team working and interpersonal skills.
Have the ability to work proactively and with minimum supervision.
About the Team
You will be part of a busy grant-writing team that develops and manages funding applications for the AMRC.  We work across all AMRC groups to disseminate information on funding opportunities to staff, develop and write grant applications, carry out due diligence, and assist staff with costings and online application portals (eg., JeS, Innovate UK). We also work closely with other departments within the University of Sheffield such as Research Services to manage JeS submissions and externally with AMRC partners and external funding agencies.
About the University
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.
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DBA Supervisor (4 posts)

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University of the West of Scotland – School of Business and Creative Industries
London Campus
Part time (10 hours per week) – Fixed term until 31st July 2024
UWS School of Business and Creative Industries has a significant DBA cohort at our London campus. As a result of this, we are continuing to make a significant investment in academic posts to support both our students and our strategic development, helping to further position the School as a key player locally, nationally and internationally.
We are seeking applications from individuals who have experience in supervising and examining DBA students. Supervisory meetings will take place both on campus and online. Duties will include supervising students, challenge thinking, foster debate and develop the ability of students to engage in critical discourse and analytical thinking.
The successful candidate should have the following:
PhD qualification or equivalent doctoral level qualification
Experience in supervising and examining DBA and/or Doctoral level students
Experience of online supervision, examining and upholding exemplary standards of academic integrity and ethics in general but in particular with regard to examinations
You’ll be joining us at a very exciting time in our development and would become part of a dedicated team offering support and guidance to our students.
About us
UWS has had a presence in London since 2015, and our London provision has generated significant interest and seen student numbers grow dramatically over recent years. UWS London Campus, close to one of the world’s biggest financial capitals, is an exciting and vibrant place to work and study offering flexible technology-rich working and learning spaces with panoramic views of Docklands and Canary Wharf.
University of the West of Scotland is one of Scotland’s largest and most dynamic modern universities. Our reach across the country, together with our London campus, means that UWS is a significant force in global knowledge creation, innovation, and a leading provider of undergraduate, postgraduate and research degree education. Our degrees provide students with a transformational experience; equipping them with highly sought-after graduate skills that set them up for global success in world-leading sectors, industries and businesses.
With cutting-edge courses, modern pedagogy and practical knowledge, we enable our students and staff to experience the joy of learning, teaching, research and innovation, and apply their knowledge for the benefit of others. 
The School of Business & Creative Industries at UWS is a vibrant community, delivering innovative learning and teaching alongside a rapidly developing research and enterprise profile. You will join a supportive and motivating team, where you will be part of a multicultural, multidisciplinary community of scholars and students from around the world. Students benefit from our strong links with industry, and the world-class research that underpins our courses, delivered on each of our five campuses and through many partners across the globe. Find out more about our School of Business & Creative Industries.
We offer our staff a caring and supportive environment, across five campuses, and a competitive benefits package which includes:
35 days of annual leave, plus a further 12 days for public/university holidays
23% employer’s pension contribution, including death in service benefits on joining the pension scheme
A flexible approach to working pattern and work-life balance
Employee discount scheme across 3,500 retailers
Fitness facilities across our campuses
Access to a range of health and wellbeing resources, including occupational health, physiotherapy and access to our Employee Assistance Programme
Professional, career and research development opportunities.
Informal enquiries in the first instance, can be made to Lorraine Quinn, Deputy Dean, by email to: [email protected]
Further Information, including details of how to apply are available at
Job Description and Person Specification: click here
Interview Date: Thursday 1st & Friday 2nd December 2022
UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.
UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.
University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

Grant Writing Specialist – National Centre for Resilience

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The post is full time (35 hours per week) and initially offered until 31st March 2023 but with the possibility of annual contract extensions based on income and performance.
An exciting opportunity has arisen for a Grant Writing Specialist to work within the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, located on the University’s campus in Dumfries,
In line with the NCR’s strategic objectives, the successful candidate will make a strong contribution to its continued, sustainable growth by identifying appropriate sources of external funding, completing and submitting grant applications, securing external income for NCR infrastructure and activities, and developing a Fundraising strategy for the next five years.
The postholder will be an ambitious, self-motivated individual with a strong background in making successful grant applications.
The University of Glasgow/NCR are flexible in terms of place of work, therefore this position is offered as home working with some travel to the Dumfries Campus.
Apply online at:
It is the University of Glasgow’s mission to foster an inclusive climate, which ensures equality in our working, learning, research and teaching environment.
We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.
The University of Glasgow, charity number SC004401.

School Head of Apprenticeships

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The School of Health at Leeds Beckett University launched in September 2021, drawing together all our health-related professions and disciplines to create a thriving academic community. We are passionate about developing the future workforce that our society and partners need, and the inclusive opportunity apprenticeships can provide.
To realise our ambition, we have created a new role within the School, the School Head of Degree Apprenticeships, who will play a pivotal role in our strategic and operational direction for degree apprenticeships and ensure that we provide an attractive and excellent experience for apprentices and employers.
We are seeking someone with a strong appreciation of the transformative opportunity apprenticeships can provide, and critically someone with significant knowledge and understanding of higher apprenticeships or degree apprenticeships; experience of working with OfSTED and ESFA are highly desirable.
This is a School-wide role reporting directly to the Dean. The successful candidate will provide leadership, oversight and development for the School’s apprenticeship programmes (currently 7) and work closely with the School Executive Team.
The appointee will work with a wide range of academic partners in the School as well as professional support colleagues. The ability to co-ordinate colleagues at all levels of our University and act as a source of guidance and influence for staff and apprentices will form a key part of the role. The appointee will work to ensure all elements of the apprenticeship are followed and will be responsible for co-ordination and enhancement of our programmes.
This is an exciting opportunity to work across boundaries, implementing change where appropriate to improve processes and to provide guidance and support to apprentices and colleagues across the School.
We encourage applications from those currently working outside of Higher Education as well as those within.
To find out more about this opportunity please contact Dr. James Woodall (Head of Subject)  [email protected] or Dr. Duncan Sharp (Dean of School) [email protected]
Closing date: Monday 7th November 2022 (23:59). Please note that you will not be able to edit or submit a part-completed application form after the closing date.
For further information and to apply please visit:
Working here means you’ll also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.
We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post. All appointments will be based on merit.

Development Administrator

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Probation Period
6 months

Hours of Work
15 hours per week with some flexibility over working days.
Occasional evening and weekend work may be required for which time in lieu will be given.
Limited home working may be considered.
We have a new opportunity for an experienced Administrator to join Hughes Hall working in a small friendly team providing exceptional administrative support to the Hughes Hall Development and Alumni Relations Office. The successful candidate will undertake PA duties for the Director of Institutional Advancement as well as working closely with the other members of the Alumni Relations and Development Office to ensure that the college’s alumni events, fundraising and other alumni engagement activity runs smoothly.
Main Duties
PA to the Director of Institutional Advancement (50%)
Scheduling meetings with alumni, donors and other key stakeholders
Liaising on behalf of the Director of Development with members of the College community.
Arranging UK and international travel, including flights, hotels and visas as required
Other diary management tasks as required
General Office Administration (50%)
Monitoring the Development Office inbox, ensuring that queries are escalated where needed
Responding to and dealing with general alumni queries by email and over the phone
Processing event registrations and creating guest lists for alumni events
Supporting the smooth running of alumni events and attending when needed
Actioning alumni updates and amendments on the Raiser’s Edge database
Facilitating meetings of the college’s two Development committees
Assisting with the production of the college magazine
Any other administrative tasks as required
The above is not an exhaustive list of duties. The post-holder may be asked to take on different tasks as required, and all employees are expected to work collaboratively to support the overall work of the College.
Person specification
Education and Experience
Experience working in an administrative role in a busy office
Educated to degree level or equivalent
Experience working in an alumni relations, fundraising or Higher Education environment
Knowledge of CRM databases, ideally Raiser’s Edge
Familiar with events organisation/administration
Skills and Abilities
Excellent attention to detail
A professional manner with the ability to communicate with a wide range of people
Strong organisational and timekeeping skills
A motivated team player
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
IT literate, including MS Office products
For more information about the role and the application process, please visit the College’s website at:
The closing date for applications is Monday 14th November 2022 at midday.
Interviews are expected week Commencing 21st November 2022.

Deputy Box Office Manager

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The Byre Theatre is looking for an experienced Deputy Box Office Manager to join its welcoming and professional team.
The Byre is a theatre and venue in St Andrews, part of the University of St Andrews. It hosts a varied and vibrant programme of University, amateur and professional touring productions of theatre, dance, musicals, music and opera as well as festivals, screenings and events.
The Deputy Box Office Manager is a front-line role within the Visitor Services Department, working as a key part of a highly skilled team to deliver an exceptionally busy programme. The successful candidate will assist in the running of an industry standard ticketing system and a welcoming, efficient box office and reception. The role also supports the promotions function of the theatre to assist in building interest and attendance at Byre events.
Please see the Further Particulars for more information.
Start date is as soon as possible.
We are looking for someone with:
Experience of box office and ticketing systems
Proven customer care and sales experience
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
Flexibility to work on varied shifts throughout the week
Further information and informal enquiries may be directed to Mary McKenzie, email: [email protected], Tel: 01334 468800.
Applications are particularly welcome from people from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community, and other protected characteristics who are under-represented in professional posts at the University.
Equality, diversity and inclusion are at the heart of the St Andrews experience. We strive to create a fair and inclusive culture demonstrated through our commitment to diversity awards (Athena Swan, Carer Positive, LGBT Charter, Race Charters and Stonewall). We celebrate diversity by promoting profiles of BAME, LGBTIQ+ staff and supporting networks including the Staff BAME Network; Staff with Disabilities Network; Staff LGBTIQ+ Network; and the Staff Parents & Carers Network. Full details available online:
In accordance with the new immigration rules, it is with regret that this role does not meet the current suitability requirements set by the UKVI to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. The University encourages all interested candidates to apply regardless of nationality and all applications received are assessed against the essential and desirable criteria listed in the further particulars.  The successful candidate will have to demonstrate their right to work in the UK prior to commencing employment and where required, obtain the right to work in the UK without relying on University sponsorship. Information on other visa options is available at or by contacting our HR Immigration Team on [email protected]
We encourage applicants to apply online at, however if you are unable to do this, please call +44 (0)1334 462571 for an application pack.
Please quote ref: CG1705DO                    
The University of St Andrews is a charity registered in Scotland (No SC013532).

Business Support Administrator

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Interview date: To be confirmed
An exciting opportunity has arisen to provide first class administrative support to the Faculty of Health Studies.
The job is offered on a full time, fixed-term contract, 9 months from contract start date.
Managed by the Business Support Co-ordinator and working within the Business Support Team you will provide high quality administrative support to Associate Deans, Heads of School, Research Centres and Schools within the Faculty.
The successful applicant will be experienced in providing high quality administrative support including diary and travel/ itinerary management, organising and preparing events, and formal meeting servicing.
You will be an enthusiastic individual with excellent communication skills and a proven ability to work independently as well as part of a busy team. You will have experience of servicing meetings, event organising, processing purchase orders, and data management experience and be confident working with academics, staff across departments, and students. You will be organised and efficient and be able to organise your own work and motivate yourself to achieve.
For further information or an informal chat about the role, please contact Natasha Sharrod, [email protected] – Business Support Co-ordinator, Faculty of Health Studies
Confronting Inequality: Celebrating Diversity
At the University of Bradford we accept people for who they are regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation or socio-economic background and whether you’re pregnant or on maternity leave.
In line with the University’s commitment to equality charters including Athena Swan, Race Equality Charter, Disability Confident and Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme, we welcome applications from people identifying with these characteristics. The University has a number of staff networks which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff who hold these and other identities.

Academic Development Adviser

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Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University? We have an exciting opportunity in Academic Practice and Skills Development for someone with a passion for learning and teaching looking to use their knowledge in good pedagogic practice to make an impact on professional development across the university.
You will have experience of designing, teaching and evaluating professional development activity, highly developed interpersonal skills and excellent written and verbal communication skills.
As a member of the Academic Development Team working under the banner of Elevate, you will contribute to the design and facilitation of initial and continuing professional development activities around learning and teaching across the institution. In addition to this you will work directly with staff at all stages of their careers to develop their pedagogic practice and work towards professional recognition.
We are committed to enabling our employees to work in a hybrid model with flexibility over when, where and how to achieve the required outputs, in discussion with your manager.
We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.
We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.
To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information.
Apply now by clicking on the Apply button located near the top of your screen.

December 2022