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Staff Development Administrator

At a glance

University of the Arts London (UAL)
£29,851-£33,377 per year
Closing date
Full Time

You will work flexibly as a member of the team and be responsible for processing a full range of staff development activities.
It’s a fast-paced, people focused role, including promoting and organising staff development activities, supporting the Associate Dean of Learning, Teaching and Enhancement with the delivery of staff development to meet the College strategy and coordinating a range of induction events for new staff.


  • To support the development of the College Staff Development strategy
  • To support the Associate Dean Learning Teaching and Enhancement with the delivery of staff development to meet the College strategy
  • To promote and organise a range of staff development related activities both for the college and the wider university, including the preparation of materials, room bookings and catering requirements
  • To receive and co-ordinate applications for staff development funding
  • To co-ordinate a range of induction events for new staff
  • To process contracts for HPL attendance at staff development events
  • To produce reports on staff development activities within the college
  • To record staff development activity in the appropriate database, analyse and produce reports as required
  • To act as a liaison with the University’s Organisational Development and Learning team
  • General
    To maintain and further develop a range of manual and electronic files and information systems
  • To respond orally, in writing and face to face on a wide range of enquires from internal and external sources
  • To demonstrate a commitment to make use of all information and communications to meet the requirements of the role and promote organisational effectiveness
  • To perform such duties consistent with your role as may from time to time be assigned to you anywhere within the University
  • To undertake health and safety duties and responsibilities appropriate to the role
  • To personally contribute towards reducing the university’s impact on the environment and support actions associated with the UAL Sustainability Manifesto (2016 – 2022)
  • To work in accordance with the University’s Staff Charter and Dignity at Work Policy, promoting equality diversity and inclusion in your work
  • To undertake continuous personal and professional development, and to support it for any staff you manage through effective use of the University’s Planning, Review and Appraisal scheme and staff development opportunities
  • To make full use of all information and communication technologies in adherence to data protection policies to meet the requirements of the role and to promote organisational effectiveness
  • To conduct all financial matters associated with the role in accordance with the University’s policies and procedures, as laid down in the Financial Regulations

Candidate Requirements:

  • Relevant degree or equivalent relevant experience
  • Knowledge and experience of a personnel or staffing information system is desirable
  • Significant relevant administrative experience of working in a fast paced environment
  • Significant experience of providing support
  • Significant customer service experience
  • Conversant in the use of databases, excel and data analysis
  • Experience of producing qualitative, analytical reports
  • Experience of working in an educational environment is desirable
  • Experience of coordinating events
  • Communicates effectively orally, in writing and/or using visual media.
  • Plans, prioritises and organises work to achieve objectives on time
  • Works collaboratively in a team and where appropriate across or with different professional groups
  • Provides a positive and responsive student or customer service
  • Uses initiative or creativity to resolve problems

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