Postgraduate Programmes Coordinator

The Postgraduate Co-Ordinator join other members of the Department to provide a high level of support for postgraduate students. The PG Co-Ordinator assist the Head of Department and other teaching staff providing secretarial support for postgraduate programmes, specifically:

1. Admissions

To provide a high level of support for the postgraduate admissions process, including; acting as the first point of contact for initial enquiries, providing advice and support to applicants throughout the admissions process, ensuring the quick and accurate processing of applications, maintaining admissions database and paper records, arranging interviews for applicants, and other support for applicants, liaising with the The Postgraduate School regarding admissions statistics, recording and processing programme deposits , making preparations for induction, assisting the Programme Director and Departmental Officer with marketing and promotional activities, representing the Department at School and University admissions events, and liaising with the Postgraduate Admissions Office, etc.

2. Programme Delivery

To provide support to the Head of Department and the Teaching Staff for all aspects of programme delivery including the production of timetables, preparation of the programme handbooks, preparation of module materials, organising module and programme evaluation, making exam arrangements, progress chasing on continuous assessment, and producing results and transcripts.

3. Information Management

To maintain the database of postgraduate student information including personal details and the academic record. Maintain the students' manual file including application material, references and results, record feedback and evaluation data, produce statistical information on past and present students as required.

4. Assessment

To receive and record student assignments and to collate and distribute to markers. To receive and record marks and maintain an accurate record. To ensure marked work is returned to students. To assist the Departmental Officer with arrangements for, and preparation of, information and scripts to be sent to the External Examiners. To ensure that all assessed work is stored in a secure place for the correct time period. To provide past and present assessment information, results and transcripts for staff and students as required.

5. Student Support

To provide, in consultation with the Head of Department and the Departmental Officer, guidance and information on the programme and the University. To have primary responsibility for ensuring that the student facilities are kept in full working order and to manage student notice boards. To undertake mailings to students and alumni as required.