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Programme Administrator (CPD Short Courses & Research Degrees)

Programme Administration Office

Salary:  £28,614 to £32,307 per annum, inclusive.
Closing Date:  Sunday 28 July 2024
Interview Date:  Wednesday 07 August 2024
Reference:  DOE-PAO-2024-01

The London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine (LSHTM) is one of the world’s leading public health universities. Our mission is to improve health and health equity in the UK and worldwide; working in partnership to achieve excellence in public and global health research, education and translation of knowledge into policy and practice.

We are recruiting a Programme Administrator within the School’s Programme Administration Office within the Division of Education. 

The postholder will be responsible to the Programme Administration Manager (CPD & Research Degrees) and will provide administrative support for the London-based continuing professional development (CPD) short courses and School-wide elements of the research Degree programme.

This is an ideal opportunity for someone looking to commence or further a career in Higher Education administration.

The posts involve acting as first point of contact for enquiries from students, staff and external stakeholders, managing student records, updating programme and module materials, examinations and assessment, committee support, and working with confidential and sensitive information. The post involves extensive communication with a wide range of people; therefore, a high standard of written and spoken English is essential. You should have strong IT skills.

You should have previous experience of working in an administrative role (preferably in an education setting), together with experience of organising a busy workload, attention to detail and working independently and as part of a team. Further particulars are included in the job description.

The post is full-time 35 hours per week, 1 FTE and permanent. Hybrid working is available. 

The salary will be on the Professional Services salary scale, Grade 3 in the range £28,614 - £32,307 per annum (inclusive of London Weighting). The post will be subject to the LSHTM terms and conditions of service.  Annual leave entitlement is 30 working days per year, pro rata for part time staff. In addition to this there are discretionary “Wellbeing Days”. Membership of the Pension Scheme is available. The post is based in London at LSHTM.

Applications should be made on-line via our jobs website. Online applications will be accepted by the automated system until 10pm of the closing date. Any queries regarding the application process may be addressed to

The supporting statement section should set out how your qualifications, experience and training meet each of the selection criteria. Please provide one or more paragraphs addressing each criterion. The supporting statement is an essential part of the selection process and thus a failure to provide this information will mean that the application will not be considered. An answer to any of the criteria such as "Please see attached CV" will not be considered acceptable. 

Please note that if you are shortlisted and are unable to attend on the interview date it may not be possible to offer you an alternative date.

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