Associate Registrar of the Graduate School
Leeds Beckett University is looking to appoint an interim Head of the Graduate School to provide strategic leadership and take responsibility for the delivery of excellence across all aspects of management and administration of the Graduate School.
You will provide leadership of the Research Student lifecycle and the Research and Innovation Training and Development function to ensure the delivery of a high quality, student and staff focused service to ensure compliance for internal processes and procedures, internal/external audits and quality assurance. You will lead on the design, development, co-ordination and implementation of strategies in these areas to maximise opportunities for the recruitment and retention of quality research students and academic and research student training and development.
You will be responsible for identifying and implementing improvement strategies to transform Graduate School operations including improved use of systems (Haplo PhD Manager) and improved, accurate, data management. In addition, you will provide high quality professional support and expert advice on all aspects of research student management and associated career development within the University along with building and maintaining effective relationships with external stakeholders including Research England, HESA and others.
You will possess extensive knowledge and experience of the research environment, which encompasses all areas of research activity including a sound understanding of the strategic and quality assurance implications of internal, national and international polices. In addition, you will have experience of postgraduate research degree programmes, regulations and quality assurance including a sound understanding of the strategic implications of internal and external policies.
Working here means you will also have access to a wide range of benefits including our generous pension schemes, excellent holiday entitlements, flexible working, reduced study fees, subsidised fitness facilities and a lot more.
We welcome applications from all individuals and particularly from black and minority ethnic candidates as members of these groups are currently under-represented at this level of post. All appointments will be based on merit.
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