Jobs at Leeds Arts University

Academic Progression Administrator




Full time (37 hours)



Closing date

Sunday 21 July 2024 at 11:59pm

Leeds Arts University is the only specialist arts university in the North of England. We have contributed significantly to the development of arts education for over 170 years, and have developed a national and international reputation based on the achievements of our students and staff.

An exciting opportunity has arisen to join our dynamic HE Administration Team. As a key member, reporting to the HE Administration Manager, you will play a crucial role in providing exceptional support to undergraduate and taught postgraduate students facing challenges. Your contributions will be vital in maintaining our proactive approach to fostering student potential, nurturing talent, and respecting individuality. In this role, you will monitor student progress, offer comprehensive guidance, and collaborate closely across departments to ensure students are well-informed about all available support services and study options, especially those facing challenges. You will work in close coordination with HE Administrators, course teams, finance colleagues, the Student Advice and Wellbeing team, the Academic Support team, the International team, and the Students’ Union to achieve these goals.

The successful candidates will need to demonstrate excellent interpersonal skills, be able to deal with people from a wide range of backgrounds, including those experiencing difficulties and be able to work with a wide range of stakeholders across departments. Full details of the essential and desirable criteria that applicants will need to demonstrate in their application for this role can be found in the job description.

Please note we do not require assistance from Recruitment Agencies for this position.

Interviews will be held in person on Thursday 1 August 2024.

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy, please complete the Application form and Equality and Diversity form below. Please also see our Application Guidance for more information.
Please note CVs will not be accepted for this position.
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Application Pack

Leeds Arts University is committed to safeguarding and promoting the wellbeing of all learners and expect our staff to share this commitment. All appointments will be made on merit, and as an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons. In recognition of our commitment to create a diverse team that draws from our widest talent pool, we would particularly encourage applications from groups who are currently under-represented at this level, which in this case is our Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic applicants.

We are committed to offering a flexible approach to staff with regards to their work, for which we operate home working principles to facilitate a hybrid mode of site/remote working. The primary location for work is the University campus in Leeds, West Yorkshire.

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