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Practice Based Learning and Placements Administrator

Faculty of Education, Health and Human Sciences

Location:  Avery Hill Campus
Salary:  £24,948 to £27,929 plus £5118 London weighting per annum
Contract Type:  Permanent
Release Date:  Wednesday 15 March 2023
Closing Date:  Wednesday 05 April 2023
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  3809

The University of Greenwich is a large university with three attractive campuses in and around London. We combine strong regional, national, and international links with excellence in applied research and a mission for access.

The University has achieved considerable growth in the last 20 years to become a major player in the education sector, with a turnover of £180 million and over 28,000 students, 21 percent of them postgraduate. The University is proud of its diverse student body, with a broad range of students from black and other minority ethnic communities, a high proportion of mature students and broadly equal numbers of men and women.

The University employs approximately 2,000 staff in teaching, research and support staff roles and offers unique working environments at all our three Campuses.

Our staff share our vision and passion for transforming lives through inspired teaching and research, and are committed to our values and behaviours.

We have a full-time vacancy in the Practice Based Learning and Placements Team. We are looking for someone with proven administrative experience (this does not need to be within a placements environment as this part of the role can be learnt). The successful candidate will however, possess strong communication skills and be able to quickly build strong and positive working relationships with administrative and academic colleagues. You will have excellent organisational skills and can plan and prioritise a busy schedule of work to achieve objectives. You will require strong IT skills and willing to engage with evolving technologies.  You will be required to multi-task, having numerous placements for our students and stakeholders on the go at any one time. Comfortable with rapid change, you are happy to be part of a close-knit team with shared objectives. Successful applicants will be based on the Avery Hill Campus although some travel to the Greenwich Campus will be required throughout the year. 

We are looking for someone with a commitment to continuous improvement and solving challenges through innovation. Great problem solving and decision-making skills are crucial alongside accuracy and an eye for detail. 

Should you have any informal enquiries regarding the role please contact the Practice Based Learning and Placements Manager Zoe Thorne  

Should you have any queries please contact the HR Recruitment Team at 

The university welcomes people from diverse and underrepresented communities who can help the university to achieve its mission. 

We do this through taking positive action such as encouraging applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic, disabled and LGBT+ people. As part of our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Inclusion, Time to Change Employer Pledge/Mentally Healthy Universities, we are committed to promoting and supporting the physical and mental health of all our staff, and removing barriers to improve inclusion. 

We encourage applicants to disclose experience of mental health problems so we can support them fully during our recruitment process and make any necessary reasonable adjustments. Any information disclosed will be kept confidential and separate from the job application form. 

We are making significant strides to understand and continuously improve our employees’ experience and we are committed to implementing progressive diversity talent management.

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We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. 



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