Luminate Education Group

Timetabling Manager (LUM636/1017)

Location
Leeds, West Yorkshire
Salary
£34,347 - £36,437 pa
Posted
26 Feb 2024
Closes
17 Mar 2024
Ref
LUM636/1017
Job Level
Manager
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

About the Role

This is an exciting opportunity to join the Luminate HE Registry team as Timetabling Manager, leading on the cross-institution activity of building and maintaining the academic teaching timetable at Leeds Conservatoire 

The role will involve working with colleagues across the organisation - to ensure that we are consistently providing the best service in the best way possible; process and service improvement is important to us. The Timetabling Manager is supported in their role by a Timetabling Administrator and a Room Booking Assistant.

Please apply for the role, as soon as possible as we are interviewing suitable candidates as and when we receive applications. Therefore the role may close before the advertised closing date.

What You Will Do

The Timetabling Manager will lead on the cross-institution activity of building and maintaining the academic teaching timetable at Leeds Conservatoire. They work closely with academic curriculum teams to elicit detailed teaching delivery and resource requirements. A key aspect of the role is to balance these requirements alongside the efficient use of the institution’s estate, whilst ensuring that the student experience remains the key focus.

The Timetabling Manager is responsible for developing, implementing and monitoring associated systems - with colleagues across the organisation - to ensure that we consistently provide the best service in the best way possible; process and service improvement are important to us. They are also responsible for managing the centralised room booking system for students to book practice and study spaces.

The Timetabling Manager is supported in their role by a Timetabling Administrator and a Room Booking Assistant whom you will line manage and lead.

About You

The Timetabling Manager will have experience of using timetabling software such as Celcat and/or Tribal SITS and, ideally, in academic timetabling within a Higher Education setting. You will have proven experience and proficiency with Microsoft Office applications including Excel, Outlook, Office 365 and Teams, and an aptitude to learn new IT systems and software packages quickly.

Benefits

There are plenty of benefits available to our staff members, here are just a few:

  • Annual leave entitlement - If you work full time, you'll get at least 27 days holiday plus bank holidays and up to 5 discretionary closure days at Christmas (pro rata for part time staff).
    • Support Staff 27 days (increasing to 32 days after 5 years service)
    • Academic 37 days
    • Senior Management 37 days
  • Generous Pension schemes
    • Teachers’ Pension Scheme 
    • Local Government Pension Scheme 
  • Memberships and discounts - employees can sign up to various membership cards and discount schemes such as TOTUM card (formerly NUS card). 
  • Travel and commuting - discounted travel available through Metro card, Northern Rail, First Bus, Arriva Bus and Cycle to work schemes.
  • Learning and development opportunities -  including staff development days
  • Employee wellbeing initiatives
  • Flexible and hybrid working opportunities - this will vary depending on role requirements

About Us

At University Centre Leeds, we provide a supportive higher education environment designed to promote and enhance independent learning. We have access to industry standard equipment unique to many of our subject areas. These range from our makeup studios to practical science labs. 

At University Centre Leeds, we provide a supportive higher education environment designed to promote and enhance independent learning. We have access to industry standard equipment unique to many of our subject areas. These range from our makeup studios to practical science labs.  University Centre is proud to be the highest rated for student satisfaction in Leeds for the third year running (National Student Survey 2022).

Leeds Conservatoire is a music conservatoire located in the Quarry Hill district of Leeds. It provides a variety of undergraduate, foundation and postgraduate degrees in music, dance & drama related subject areas. It also offers a variety of short courses, and organise frequent concerts, festivals and events.  Its emphasis on practical training, creative industry links, help ensure it provides a vibrant artistic community for students. 

We are looking for inspiring and innovative individuals to help us deliver our vision.

We are committed to lifelong learning and investing in our staff. You’ll have access to a broad variety of training and professional development designed to help you continually develop and grow. Choosing to work for here means that you will be part of an inclusive and progressive learning environment.  We hope that we will be part of the next step in your career and look forward to welcoming you. 

SAFEGUARDING

At Luminate Education Group we are committed to the safeguarding and welfare of all our students including children, young people, and vulnerable adults. We expect all our staff and volunteers to share this commitment. We follow the Safer Recruitment requirements and best practice as set out within Keeping Children Safe in Education statutory guidance. All successful applicants will be required to complete mandatory pre-employment checks which include an enhanced DBS check, online checks and must have two satisfactory references. Please be aware that it is a criminal offence to apply for this post if you are barred from engaging in regulated activity in connection to children.

EQUALITY, DIVERSITY AND INCLUSION

We recognise, value and champion diversity & Inclusion. As we engage with a diverse student population we want to ensure we reflect that in our staff population too. For us diversity is about building happy teams, full of people that want to learn and be inspired by each other, by our different experiences and backgrounds. It is important to us that both staff and students achieve their full potential. Diversity is important to us, but inclusion is equally, if not more important. It’s not just about having the representation but also providing the people we recruit with opportunities and valuing everyone’s contributions and perspectives.

For further information about the role please visit the vacancies section of our website via the apply link.

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