Qualifications Programme Coordinator

Job Title: Qualifications Programme Coordinator

Location: Ashridge, Berkhamsted, Hertfordshire, HP4 1NS

Reports To: Qualifications Programme Manager

Salary: £21,000-£22,000 FTE

Contract: Six months fixed term

 

The Opportunity:

To manage the administration of the assigned Qualification Programme(s) on a day to day basis.

Qualification Programme Co-ordinators manage the complete administrative function of the qualification programmes. They are the central point of contact for the student from the student’s acceptance on to the programme until the point of graduation.

Working closely with the faculty team and other colleagues you will provide a high level of customer focus to support the students throughout their programme, create and maintain efficient processes and records, attend and minute key programme meetings, and deliver the logistical organisation of modules/workshops. The nature of the role is highly pro-active and requires collaboration with the Director of Qualification Programmes, Head of Student Experience, the relevant Academic Director(s), Ashridge Faculty and Adjuncts, Student Recruitment, the Quality team, the Registrar and other departments at Ashridge, e.g., Library, Transport, IT, Events, Food and Beverage.

Programme coordinators are also responsible for supporting wider departmental projects, or assisting on other programmes, as and when required.

Responsibilities:

Student Support

Providing the first line of support for all student enquiries during the programme, either via phone, email or in person

Be available to meet with students when in module to ensure that their enquiries and requests are dealt with in a friendly yet professional and confidential manner, and ensure that their administrative requirements are met

Working in conjunction with programme team colleagues to produce the Student Handbook

Teaching & Learning Delivery and Evaluation

Support faculty in the preparation and delivery of face to face workshops both at Ashridge and off-site (including preparation of course material and teaching room bookings etc.)

Supporting faculty in the preparation and delivery of virtual sessions (e.g. webinars, asynchronous discussion forums); technically hosting webinars as and when required

To compile, collate, order, circulate supporting material/information (e.g. case studies, exercise briefs, timetables, participant lists)

To prepare module and workshop timetables in conjunction with Faculty and Associates, for clear communication to the student body

Supporting the creation and maintenance of the online learning platform to ensure that all students have the relevant access, it is kept up to date with information and content, and that all functionalities remain in working order to provide a high quality of student experience.

Responsible for composing and scheduling of student notifications sent out via the online learning platform

To assist in the planning/organisation of any national or international study trips, or company visits, with faculty/students, and attendance at these where appropriate

To record, collate and circulate course reviews post module

Assessment

To process all student assessments (assignments, projects etc.), encompassing submission, organisation of marking schedules, academic record management and feedback of results.

Student Progression

Monitoring of student progression using efficient systems and processes throughout the programme, and ensuring that student details are updated as required.

General Programme Administration

Diarise and book rooms for Programme Management Team Meetings, Module Leaders Meetings and other meetings, as required

Preparation of agendas and minute taking at Programme Management Meetings, Board of Studies and other programme-related meetings, as required

Support the Academic Director and Programme Manager with other general administrative tasks.

Booking student accommodation and meals during delivery sessions, as appropriate.

Creation and management of student arrivals portal.

To act as a key representative for the programme(s) within the wider organisation and build strong relationships with colleagues to support the effective servicing of a broad range of student and faculty requirements.

Student recruitment and enrolment

Working together with the Student Recruitment team, where relevant, to respond to programme enquiries and process acceptance forms.

To attend or support the organisation of open days, information sessions or selection events.

To support the organisation of admissions interviews, as appropriate, and provide site tours for prospective students
 
To prepare and issue a joining instruction package to enrolled students before the programme starts
 
Registering all students on the student information system, and any others as required
 
Co-ordination of student body ‘snapshot’, including brief bio-notes and photographs for each participant to introduce them to faculty and other staff 


Wider Departmental Projects

These may include (but are not limited to): supporting the adoption of new IT systems and managing these systems once in place, Quality team administration, cover for / support to other colleagues during peak times.

Key Attributes

Essential

  • Pro-active approach
  • Ability to work under pressure and prioritise to meet deadlines
  • Very organised, numerate and have ability to multi-task
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Experience of working in an office environment
  • Good A-level or equivalent
  • Strong IT skills - Word, Excel, PowerPoint, email
  • Competent in use of IT systems, databases and online platforms
  • Good communicator at all levels
  • Client focused
  • Team player

Desirable

  • Experience in minute taking
  • Experience of the Higher Education sector and associated administrative processes
  • Experience in working with online learning management systems e.g., Canvas
  • Knowledge and experience of Salesforce

About us

Ashridge Executive Education is one of three operating divisions of Hult International Business School. Hult is a global institution with campuses in Boston, Dubai, San Francisco, Shanghai and three in or near London. The School's mission is to transform the lives of individuals and organisations by providing an exceptionally valuable and enduring education that brings together people, cultures, and ideas from all around the world. 

Vision

Become the world’s most relevant business school

Additional Information

Benefits include 25 days holiday, meals and refreshments while on duty, free use of the leisure facilities and access to the company pension scheme and healthcare schemes. It is essential to have your own transport and free parking is available.

Please note that you must have the right to work in EU to be considered for this position. 

At the heart of Ashridge Executive Education is the Ashridge (Bonar Law Memorial) Trust, a major UK charity incorporated by Act of Parliament that exists to provide global executive education together with appropriate research and to maintain Ashridge House and Gardens for the benefit of the nation. The Ashridge site in Berkhamsted acts as both the hub for this global operation and as a major conference centre.


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