Online Programmes and Short Courses Manager

Office of the Vice Provost (Education and Student Affairs)

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 16th Feb 2021
  • Salary: £36,028 - £43,533 Per annum
  • REF: 1874569
  • Closes: 18th March 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Office of the Vice-Provost (Education & Student Affairs) provides strategic leadership and direction in education, and manages major education projects with cross-institutional impact. An expanded strategic focus is investigating opportunities for UCL to deliver education through new modes and models. This set of projects incorporates fully online programmes; blended programmes; the potential for micro-credentials, and refocusing the strategic objectives for short courses (covering all delivery formats from fully online to fully face-to-face).

We are seeking a talented Online Programmes and Short Courses Manager who will manage a set of projects from the Online Programmes Offices portfolio of activity. The postholder will contribute to the Offices remit by leading projects that support OVPESAs objective of trialing and evaluating new modes and models of educational delivery.

The post holder will advise departments in the development and delivery of online programmes and short courses; support the implementation and maintenance of processes and systems relevant to the portfolio, and liaise with a broad range of colleagues on refining or introducing new initiatives to strengthen the portfolio.

The role is for 15 months in the first instance, starting as soon as possible.

Key Requirements

The post holder should hold significant experience of project management, demonstrated by proven evidence of successfully initiating, managing and completing projects in an academic, commercial or third sector environment. Experience of scoping and implementing cross-organisational system and process improvements in a large organisation. Experience of working within an educational delivery environment. The post holder should have proven ability to work independently to manage and deliver on a number of projects simultaneously, and to prioritise workload of self and others.

Further Details

A job description can be accessed at the bottom of the page.

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We encourage applications from those who are underrepresented in the sector and at UCL including but, not exclusive, to non-graduates, disabled, D/deaf and neurodiverse people, LGBTQ+ people, people from Black, Asian and ethnic minority backgrounds, especially women.

We particularly welcome applications from black and minority ethnic candidates as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

18 Mar 2021

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