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Postgraduate Programmes Officer

Hull York Medical School
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
33,309 - 40,927 a year
Interview Date
TBC - Week commencing 10th January 2022
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The joint medical school of the Universities of Hull and York, Hull York Medical School has a reputation as one of the UKs most exciting, contemporary schools. The School is committed to transforming the health of people within the region and beyond – through its students, staff and the impact of its teaching and research.


The Postgraduate Programmes Officer is a key operational team leader, responsible for a team of administrators that coordinate programme delivery and assessments across the medical school’s postgraduate programmes. The postholder also acts as the administrative lead for the MSc in Physician Associate (PA) Studies programme, based at the University of Hull.

The postholder will ideally be based primarily at the University of Hull, with regular travel to the University of York as required. York-based applicants are encouraged to apply but should be aware that they will need work from the University of Hull a minimum of 1-2 days per week. The postgraduate programmes team are currently operating a blended approach of home-based and office-based working and we expect this to continue.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • A relevant degree or equivalent qualification and/or experience
  • Experience of the work practices, processes and procedures relevant to operational delivery of Higher Education taught programmes, ideally in a postgraduate context.
  • A thorough knowledge and understanding of the principles of service provision and office management and administrative systems and functions within a large, complex organisation
  • Ability to line manage a small team of administrative staff and to apply available resources to optimum effect
  • Ability to review procedures and processes, ensuring they are fit for purpose and maximise efficiency, make recommendations for improvements as identified and implement agreed changes
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills, with the ability to provide detailed advice and guidance on specialist defined processes and procedures to internal and external contacts
  • Experience of working in a senior administrative role in a large organisation

Interview date:  TBC - W/C 10th January 2022

For informal enquiries: please contact Sarah Fordham, Programme Manager, Hull York Medical School:

The University strives to be diverse and inclusive  – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University. 

We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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