MSc Course Administrator

17/02/2020, 23:55

Academic Services
Registry Operations
Full time
Non-time Limited
£23,000 plus a market supplement of £5,000 per annum
The Institute of Cancer Research, London, is one of the world’s most influential cancer research institutes with an outstanding record of achievement dating back more than 100 years. We provided the first convincing evidence that DNA damage is the basic cause of cancer, laying the foundation for the now universally accepted idea that cancer is a genetic disease. Today, we lead the world at isolating cancer-related genes and discovering new targeted drugs for personalised cancer treatment. Together with our partner The Royal Marsden, we are rated in the top five cancer centres globally.

The Institute of Cancer Research (ICR) is committed to attracting, developing and retaining the best minds in the world to join us in our mission – to make the discoveries that defeat cancer.

The ICR’s MSc in Oncology is a modular - taught postgraduate course for practising cancer doctors, all of whom attend on a day-release basis. The aim of the course is to encourage proactive problem solving approaches and a reflective approach to medical or clinical practice in Oncology, producing graduates who are well equipped with the highly refined intellectual, scientific and clinical skills necessary for leadership careers in twenty-first century Oncology. 

We are looking for an enthusiastic and committed individual to join the dedicated MSc Team), having day –to- day responsibility for assisting the Course Manager in the management of all aspects of the course’s operations; including maintaining the student data, liaising with students, module leaders and helping to organise key events. This is an excellent opportunity to gain experience for a career in higher education administration, in a fast-moving but supportive environment. The role is within a close-knit team, consisting of the MSc Course Manager and three MSc Course Administrators (two are part-time). 

You will be experienced in providing high quality administrative support, preferably in a Higher Education context. You will have advanced office skills and be at an intermediate level for Excel. Experience of working with student databases would be highly desirable, as well as exposure to virtual learning environments such as Canvas. 

You will have the opportunity to demonstrate your excellent organisational and communication skills dealing with a range of demanding clients. You must be capable of managing and prioritising a varied workload, work well under pressure, and be able to work flexibly as part of a team. 

Starting salary from £23,000 +£5,000 market supplement p.a.  Future progression is based on annual performance review. This post also benefits from generous annual leave entitlement and a defined benefit pension scheme. 

A full job description and person specification are available below.

Interviews are scheduled to take place on Friday 28th February 2020.

To apply, please click the Apply button below.

We consider all applications on merit and have a strong commitment to enhancing the diversity of our staff.
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