We are now looking for a Manager of Academic Services (MAS) to join our busy team!
The MAS is a critical member of the Brunel Pathway College team with a focus on managing the key aspects of the student life cycle with regard to records and reporting compliance, teaching and learning services, quality and standards, regulatory provision, student performance and intervention strategies to assure each student maximises their learning experience and potential.
The role requires an experienced higher education leader who is able to use their initiative and be an active and productive member of a cross functional team, working with the admission, marketing and student services functions of the College.
The MAS will lead the Academic Services team to deliver a first class service experience to our diverse student community, and will work with the College Management Team to contribute towards the College’s strategic vision.
Salary: Up to £38,(Apply online only) Per annum
Manager of Academic Services (MAS) Duties:
Oversee assessment policy and execution
Develop and maintain Academic Services operational relationships with the Partner University as appropriate for the management of examinations; timetabling and programme development
Lead the timetabling processes for the College
Lead the management of examinations processes for the College
Manage the HR process for College Academic Services staff including recruitment and induction
Manage the student records systems to required standards and accuracy
Manage student record systems in tandem with the visa compliance regime as required to College protocols and Tier 4 sponsorship management duties
Manage reporting of student status and performance to internal and external stakeholders under Tier 4 sponsorship management duties
Manage and participate in the delivery of an effective student retention programme
Manage the Students in Jeopardy programme in liaison with the Senior Manager of Student Services
Prepare and interpret statistical data and trends relating to the academic performance of students and implement appropriate response mechanisms
Manage the effective and efficient academic reporting to the College Reporting Board, Module Panels and Progression Boards
Manage the processes and protocols pertaining to the Module Panels and Progression Boards
Coordinate and administrate preparation for all quality and standards led audits and inspections by internal and external stakeholders
Manage effective and accurate timetable and attendance monitoring processes resultant processes to required standards and reporting mechanisms
Ensuring understanding by all participants in the educational process of responsibilities, standards and expected outcomes
Manager of Academic Services (MAS) Requirements:
Bachelor’s degree to honours level in sciences, humanities, education or business
Management and leadership experience within a HE environment
Strong verbal and written English language communication skills as well as effective interpersonal skills with a variety of cultural and ethnic stakeholder groups
Computer literacy skills inclusive of demonstrated competence with the Microsoft Office suite – PowerPoint, Excel, Word and Outlook
Academic management experience in an HE education focused environment
Administrative and compliance experience related to teaching quality in HE
File management and administrative skills
Academic interface with a multicultural clientele
Proven ability as a ‘team player’
Proven ability to organise own workload and to cope with a variety of task demands
Creative thinking processes
Ability to travel within the UK
Proactive work habits
Flexible attitude to work including a willingness to work weekends and evenings in support of student and administrative activities
Commitment to self-improvement
Leadership and management training and/or qualifications
Knowledge of bespoke university software such as SITS, Moodle etc.
Scheduling and timetabling experience
About the Company:
Navitas is one of the world’s largest and most successful education providers, offering life-changing study opportunities to tens of thousands of students and professionals every year. With 120 institutions in 31 countries and thousands of staff based throughout the world, Navitas is a truly global entity and provides outstanding career opportunities to ambitious, talented, and motivated people.
If you feel like you meet the above criteria of the Manager of Academic Services (MAS), please apply now