MSc Administrator

Job summary

Applications are invited for the position of MSc Administrator in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. Working with the MSc Course Directors, the Director of Postgraduate Studies, the Postgraduate Committee and the Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator. You will be responsible for the provision of an effective and professional service in support of master’s degree courses.

Job listing information

  • Reference NAT00641
  • Date posted 24 January 2020
  • Closing date 10 February 2020

Job description

Job summary

Applications are invited for the position of MSc Administrator in the Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London. Working with the MSc Course Directors, the Director of Postgraduate Studies, the Postgraduate Committee and the Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator. You will be responsible for the provision of an effective and professional service in support of master’s degree courses.

Duties and responsibilities

The Department of Mathematics runs successful master’s degree programmes which account for a significant amount of the teaching activity in the Department. You will be responsible for providing full administrative support to the MSc in Statistics, MSc in Applied Mathematics and MSc in Pure Mathematics. You will also provide general assistance to Statistics Section and support the Postgraduate Research Co-ordinator with research student related matters.

Essential requirements

The essential requirements for this post are as follows:

  • Degree level education (or equivalent).
  • Previous administrative experience in a Higher Education environment.
  • Experience in setting up and improving administrative processes.
  • A good understanding of academic regulations, including how to handle confidential information with tact and discretion.
  • A good understanding of student systems and Registry procedures.
  • Ability to design and maintain website content and structure using the appropriate software.
  • Working knowledge of a range of computer-based procedures and software packages, including Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, Access and Outlook), student records systems, Blackboard or similar Virtual Learning Environment (VLE).
  • Ability to perform effectively under pressure, prioritise workload to meet deadlines and work successfully in a team as well as on your initiative.
  • Effective, highly developed interpersonal skills at all levels.
  • Proven ability to use initiative and work without supervision.
  • Excellent verbal and written skills.

Further information

The Department of Mathematics at Imperial College London is an internationally renowned department delivering an outstanding level of teaching and research. The Department’s principal aim is to train professional mathematicians and statisticians to pursue the study of scientific and technological problems by using mathematical methods, and to undertake research in various branches of the subject.

For any specific queries regarding the post please contact Mrs Rusudan Svanidze, Research Operations Manager (r.svanidze@imperial.ac.uk)

If you experience any technical issues when applying online, please email recruitment@imperial.ac.uk

The College cannot normally apply for a Certificate of Sponsorship for this post under Tier 2 of the UKVI’s Points Based System. Any candidate, who is considering applying for this position and requires sponsorship, must ensure that they are able to obtain permission to work in the UK through an appropriate immigration route.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.

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About Imperial College London

Imperial College London is the UK’s only university focussed entirely on science, engineering, medicine and business and we are consistently rated in the top 10 universities in the world.

You will find our main London campus in South Kensington, with our hospital campuses located nearby in West and North London. We also have Silwood Park in Berkshire and state-of-the-art facilities in development at our major new campus in White City.

We work in a multidisciplinary and diverse community for education, research, translation and commercialisation, harnessing science and innovation to tackle the big global challenges our complex world faces.

It’s our mission to achieve enduring excellence in all that we do for the benefit of society – and we are looking for the most talented people to help us get there.

Additional information

Please note that job descriptions cannot be exhaustive and the post-holder may be required to undertake other duties, which are broadly in line with the above key responsibilities.

All Imperial employees are expected to follow the 7 principles of Imperial Expectations: 

  • Champion a positive approach to change and opportunity
  • Communicate regularly and effectively within, and across, teams
  • Consider the thoughts and expectations of others
  • Deliver positive outcomes
  • Encourage inclusive participation and eliminate discrimination
  • Develop and grow skills and expertise
  • Work in a planned and managed way 

In addition to the above, employees are required to observe and comply with all College policies and regulations.

Imperial College is committed to equality of opportunity, to eliminating discrimination and to creating an inclusive working environment. We are an Athena SWAN Silver award winner, a Stonewall Diversity Champion, a Disability Confident Employer and work in partnership with GIRES to promote respect for trans people.