Subject Administrator

Job Description

NTU is a great place to work. We take care of our colleagues with flexible and competitive packages, and the opportunities for genuine professional progress. We respect and value all our staff, because we know that it takes a strong and diverse workforce to maintain the kind of success we’ve achieved.

Our award-winning research is celebrated around the world, and we’re proud of our strategic partnerships. It’s all down to the ability of our people to shape, create and innovate, in whatever capacity they work with us. Our continued success — underpinned by the number of prestigious national awards we’ve won — has hinged on two commitments: creating excellent global collaborations, and harnessing the talents of all our people.

NTU is a university at the peak of its powers, but we know we can still go even further. Join us in our mission to become ‘the university of the future’ — seize the challenge and adventure of working with an organisation where progress never stops. This is your career, reimagined.

An opportunity has arisen to join the administration team in the Nottingham School of Art & Design.  As a Subject Administrator you will have responsibility for the effective development and organisation of the designated administrative functions for your allocated undergraduate course(s).  You will be providing frontline comprehensive administrative support dealing with students, staff, and associated internal and external stakeholders.  A commitment to providing a high level of customer service is paramount.

You will be involved in all aspects of subject administration, including student induction, maintenance of student records, assessments, quality assurance and Boards of Examiners.  An ability to prioritise your workload and to be effective in changing situations is essential. We are seeking a proactive individual with relevant previous experience of working in a busy administrative environment.

School / Directorate : Nottingham School of Art & Design

The successful candidate will possess excellent organisational and communication skills and will be able to work independently as well as part of a team. Extensive experience of using IT systems to improve processes together with an excellent working knowledge of MS Office is required.

Currently the weekly working pattern for this student-facing role is typically averaging three days on campus within the School administration office in the Bonington Building, and two days working from home.

The job description details the responsibilities of the role, and the person specification identifies the skills, knowledge, experience and competencies we are seeking.  Please use these documents to assess your suitability and upload a supporting statement, of no more than 2 sides of A4, with your application, to demonstrate how you meet the requirements of the role. CV's will only be accepted in addition to the requested supporting statement. For additional helpful hints and tips to assist you with your application, please click here.

Interview Date: Tuesday 12th July 2022

​​​​​​​If you have any queries in relation to this role, please contact Rachael Hvaal, Subject Coordinator, on +44 115 848 2253, or via email

NTU prides itself on being an inclusive employer. We value and celebrate equality in opportunities, and we welcome applications from people who reflect the diversity of our communities.

We’re proud of how far we’ve come. With a shared vision, we are a community of more than 4,000 colleagues, all committed to our goal of becoming ‘the university of the future’. Do you have the passion to help us to go even further?

This role does not meet the minimum requirements set by UK Visas & Immigration to enable sponsorship of migrant workers. Therefore, we cannot progress applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK. Please ensure that you have the appropriate right to work in the UK for this role and consult the Home Office website for further information.

​​​​​​​Please note that this role is covered by the Rehabilitation of Offenders Act (1974) and successful applicants will be asked to declare any unspent criminal convictions.