Senior Timetabling Officer

Updated: 4 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 28 May 2019

We are offering a challenging and rewarding position as Senior Timetabling Officer to play a crucial role in the team delivering the timetable and room bookings service. The role comprises the daily supervision of the annual timetable production work to ensure that every teaching event is roomed in the most appropriate space and so support the delivery of the university curriculum in the best pedagogical way. You will be required to provide the whole university perspective to the timetable process, ensuring every faculty is fairly and appropriately roomed.

You will be joining the team at a critical time as we complete the production of our first whole year timetable and transition to a new student records system, Ellucian Banner. The University timetabling software is CMIS. You will be working on the timetable during a period of change due to the introduction of a new academic framework over the next three years and the introduction of new University buildings and spaces as the estate is developed.

You must have exceptional negotiation skills as well as outstanding technical and analytical abilities and an excellent ability to resolve complex data based problems and to preempt potential issues.

As Senior Timetabling Officer you should have:

  • An undergraduate degree or work-experience equivalent to an undergraduate degree
  • Experience of management and administration within a further education/higher education establishment including specific experience of timetabling.
  • Design, implementation and management of specific processes. Ability to follow established procedures and processes
  • Excellent IT skills, including experience of working with large computerised administrative systems, in particular computerised timetabling/space allocation systems, and using word processing, spreadsheet and database packages.
  • Supervision/line management of staff and the ability to supervise and motivate staff, including the ability to set deadlines, lead and motivate a team.

This role is a fixed term of 1 year in the first instance with the intention to make it a permanent post in the longer term.

You will also enjoy the benefits of working at Oxford Brookes University with up to 38 days holiday, rising to 41 days holiday (this includes 13 Bank Holidays and Concessionary Days), a generous Local Government pension scheme (14.4% Employer contribution rate), cycle to work scheme and access to a variety of university facilities (NHS Dentist, Brookes Nursery, Gym and sports facilities). For more information about benefits please see the document 'All about Brookes' below.

CV and Personal Statement:
As part of the application process all applicants are required to complete our online application form by clicking on the “Apply For Job” button below. All parts of the application form should be completed and in the section of the form called “Supporting Documents”, applicants must upload their CV and a Personal Statement. To complete the Personal Statement part of the application, applicants must download the Personal Statement document which is part of the advert below and complete the form, providing examples and explaining how they meet each item detailed on the document. The Personal Statement must then be uploaded to the application form along with the CV.

The University has adopted equality, diversity and inclusion as core values. We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates whatever their background, and especially from BAME candidates who are under-represented in our workforce.

International applicants from outside the EU will need to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK.

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