Learning and Teaching Administrator

  • Job Reference: 21001055
  • Date Posted: 24 September 2021
  • Employer: Durham University
  • Website: https://www.dur.ac.uk/
  • Location: Durham, County Durham
  • Salary: £20,092 to £22,254
  • Sector: Administration
  • Job Type: Full Time

Job Description

Durham Law School is a world leader in legal education and research with a distinguished 50-year history. Our award-winning 66 academic staff are producing ground-breaking research with significant impact and are highly active in public engagement both nationally and internationally. We are a top 50 QS World Ranked law school and our research ranked 3rd by grade point average in the UK's last national Research Excellence Framework exercise in 2014. Durham Law School is consistently ranked among the top ten or higher UK law schools across various league tables, including 5th in The Daily Telegraph, 7th in The Guardian and 10th in The Times

Our Law School enjoys a supportive and engaging research environment strongly committed to equality and diversity. It is dedicated to promoting the values advanced by Athena Swan and the Race Equality Charter, and Durham Law School strives to ensure an inclusive and enriching environment for all staff and students. Durham Law School has approximately 1100 undergraduates, 115 taught postgraduates and 70 postgraduate research students. Our LLB entry requirements are A*AA/AAA or equivalent. We are proud to deliver some of the best results for student satisfaction and employability among law schools - and our graduates include some of the law's leading figures, such as current members of the UK Supreme Court, the Court of Appeal, the Government, and Members of Parliament.

The Learning and Teaching Administrator is responsible for the provision of a professional, efficient administrative service, supporting a wide range of teaching, learning and assessment activities from the point of student enrolment through to graduation. S/he will work independently, taking a day to day decisions and using his/her experience and initiative to decide on appropriate courses of action and resolve problems. S/he will work flexibly to ensure the team functions effectively in meeting priorities, working in accordance with University and Departmental policies and procedures, demonstrating a commitment to customer service excellence.