Full-time

Campus Academic Coordinator
SAE London
£30,000 – 36,000 (negotiable, depending
on qualifications and experience)
Full-time, permanent
SAE Institute is a leading global provider of education for creative media industries with a current
network of over 50 Colleges worldwide. SAE is part of the Navitas Group, which is a diversified global
education provider that offers an extensive range of educational services for students and
professionals.
To support our expanding Higher Education portfolio, we are seeking to recruit an academic coordinator for our
London campus. The Campus Academic Coordinator works within a dynamic, student centred environment that
seeks to foster open intellectual inquiry, creative expression and the pursuit of lifelong learning. The Campus
Academic Coordinator is responsible for providing leadership and management to a team of passionate and
dedicated staff.
Essential Criteria:

Demonstrated high level of communication skills both verbal and written;

Ability to plan, organise, prioritise and meet deadlines;

Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline area/ 5 years Professional Industry experience and/or
teaching experience and academic management/coordination)

Demonstrated client service orientation;

Proficient in the use of standard office software and database systems;

Proficient with the use of Internet and email;

Good extended knowledge of the creative media industries (programme discipline areas)

Ability to advise on the selection, development and use of appropriate educational strategies and
technologies

Familiarity with and understanding of the key regulatory frameworks and relevant legislation for the
United Kingdom

Willingness to pursue professional development opportunities;

Ability to work in and foster a harmonious working environment;

Senior management expertise

DBS check required

Must have rights to live and work in UK
Desirable:

Creative media industry links

Experience as a Head/Dean of school
Full details can be found in the attached position description
What we offer
A dynamic working environment, with a competitive remuneration package that will be negotiated with the
successful candidates. SAE offers outstanding long-term career opportunities within the UK and abroad, and is
values driven and an equal opportunity employer.
Enquiries and applications, including the application form, cover letter and resume, should be sent to Tee Holden,
Campus Manager SAE London, [email protected] Applications close on 28th January 2015 17:00. We regret
that due to the volume of the applications, only successful applicants will be contacted.
1
Position Description
Title:
Campus Academic Coordinator/Assistant Manager
Business Division:
Responsible to:
1.
London SAE UK
National Academic Quality Coordinator / Campus Manager
Primary Objectives of Job:
The primary role of the Campus Academic Coordinator (CAC) is to lead and manage the
coordination and effective administration of approved educational programmes on campus,
and to contribute to maintaining and enhancing the quality of the educational programmes
within SAE Institute, United Kingdom.
The CAC has academic oversight of all approved programmes offered on their campus, and
ensures, in liaison with the Programme Coordinators, that the programmes are being
effectively delivered, monitored and reviewed. As part of the Institute’s senior team the
CAC is to ensure that the campus complies with internal national academic course
standards, external regulatory frameworks and that standards ensuring equivalent student
experience between appropriate SAE courses are effectively monitored and maintained.
The CAC will ensure reliable implementation of approved academic policies and procedures
in line with strategic priorities and organisational objectives and values.
This role will assists the Campus Manager in the overall decision making and direction of
the operation, working in as assistant manager and deputising for the Campus Manager as
required.
2.
Key Relationships:
i.
Students
ii.
National Academic Quality Coordinator
iii.
Campus Manager
iv.
Programme Coordinators
v.
Campus Academic Coordinators
vi.
Teaching Staff
vii.
Admin Staff
3.
Key accountabilities that are part of the role:
i.
Provide academic leadership;
ii.
Support and implement the strategic directions of the Institute;
iii.
Ensure
effective
implementation
of
the
Institute’s
systems,
procedures;
iv.
Enhance the quality of the educational experience for students;
policies
and
v.
Commitment to professional excellence in learning and teaching;
vi.
Maintain and enhance professional development and scholarly, creative and
Industry knowledge.
vii.
Assist in the operational decision making and running of the campus
viii.
Deputise for the Campus Manager
4.
Key Performance Indicators:
i.
Contribute to maintaining harmonious working relationships within the Institute;
ii.
Demonstrated leadership of campus academic staff;
iii.
Demonstrated performance in teaching, evidenced by positive feedback from
stakeholders;
iv.
Successfully develop and maintain internal and external stakeholder relationships;
v.
Contribution to academic projects and initiatives as directed;
vi.
Effective implementation of the Institute’s policies and procedures;
vii.
All duties are carried out and completed as directed;
viii.
Implementation of the Institute’s management strategies;
ix.
5.
Timeliness in the execution of all duties.
Key Competencies:
Duties and responsibilities include but are not limited to:
i.
To oversee the coordination and effective administration of academic courses
offered by the Institute at a particular campus, and to coordinate the work of
lecturing and tutorial staff assigned to those courses;
ii.
Under the guidance of the National Academic Coordinator, to strive for national
consistency in academic course standards and equivalent student experience
between SAE Institute campuses in the UK;
iii.
To participate in and contribute to on-going curriculum development and review
and assist in continuously improving programs and courses, to align with market
needs and academic demand;
iv.
Liaise with the Campus Manager on to undertake academic staff recruitment and
academic staff performance reviews for the campus;
v.
To ensure effective dissemination and distribution of published materials (hard
copy and online) such as programme handbooks, module narratives and other
approved information and materials for students and staff;
vi.
To be responsible for providing reliable, timely and accurate information and
advice for students relating to learning, teaching and assessment matters
throughout their course of studies, and to address and resolve course- related
queries from staff and current and prospective students;
vii.
To assess the suitability of prospective students and students requesting course
retake options, including the conduct of relevant interviews;
viii.
Ensure staff familiarity with the Institute’s policies and procedures and monitor
their effective implementation;
ix.
Ensure academic staff familiarity with the Institute’s systems and processes
inclusive of those used for assessment marking, attendance record-keeping, and
academic record keeping;
x.
Oversee the scheduling and timetabling of all programmes at the campus including
staffing and resource allocation;
xi.
Ensure that all administrative and assessment tasks associated with the delivery all
programmes are completed on time;
xii.
Ensure the accurate keeping of all enrolled students’ performance using the
Institute’s student administration system;
xiii.
Ensure that the Institute’s assessment and moderation policies and procedures are
effectively implemented;
xiv.
Participation in examiners panel reviews;
xv.
Preparation and delivery of selected seminars and lectures;
xvi.
Chair the of Board of Studies;
xvii.
Monitor and report on academic staff equipment and resource requirements and
requests;
xviii.
Attendance of relevant meetings, including staff meetings, and staff development
sessions as required;
xix.
Preparation of relevant campus academic course reports;
xx.
Attendance of seminars, and events to maintain current Industry and sector
knowledge;
xxi.
Represent and promote the Institute at formal events and open days;
xxii.
Other duties and project participation relating to academic support for students as
requested by the National Academic Quality Coordinator or Campus Manager.
6.
Selection Criteria:
Essential
i.
Demonstrated high level of communication skills both verbal and written;
ii.
Ability to plan, organise, prioritise and meet deadlines;
iii.
Postgraduate qualification in a relevant discipline area/ 5 years Professional
Industry
experience
and/or
teaching
experience
and
academic
management/coordination)
iv.
Demonstrated client service orientation;
v.
Proficient in the use of standard office software and database systems;
vi.
Proficient with the use of Internet and email;
vii.
Good extended knowledge of the creative media industries (programme discipline
areas)
viii.
Ability to advise on the selection, development and use of appropriate educational
strategies and technologies
ix.
Familiarity with and understanding of the key regulatory frameworks and relevant
legislation for the United Kingdom
x.
Willingness to pursue professional development opportunities;
xi.
Ability to work in and foster a harmonious working environment;
xii.
Senior management expertise
xiii.
DBS check required
xiv.
Must have rights to live and work in UK
Desirable
i.
Creative media industry links
ii.
Experience as a Head/Dean of school
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Please note that internal applications are welcome. All applications will be treated in exactly the same manner
and those short-listed for an interview will be informed of the details of their interview. In the event you are
shortlisted for an interview it is important that you advise your line manager that you have reached this stage
of the process. In the event that you are offered the role the recruiting manager for this role will contact you
and your line manager to discuss appropriate transitional arrangements and commencement dates to ensure
continuity of business prior to formalising the arrangements.
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Version 2 – July 2013