Administrative Coordinator



Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre

Vacancy Type



Part Time

Interview Date

week commencing 27 November 2023

About The Department 

The Teaching and Learning Innovation Centre (TaLIC) is a Professional Service Department within Goldsmiths, University of London. TaLIC’s main aim is to help Goldsmiths deliver excellence in all areas of learning and teaching.

TaLIC works in partnership with Goldsmiths’ staff to support and promote excellence in all aspects of teaching and learning. Our core functions are to:

Provide consultation, guidance, and practical and technical support in all aspects of university pedagogy, including Technology Enhanced Learning and our virtual learning environment (VLE),;
Encourage, promote, and provide technical and practical support and guidance on preparing and running Distance Learning courses and programmes;
Run programmes offering qualifications in the management of teaching and learning in Higher Education such as the Postgraduate Certificate in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education (PG Cert) and the Experiential Route to Higher Education Academy Fellowship;
Support, collaborate on and initiate projects across Goldsmiths which enhance and encourage excellence in teaching, learning and assessment;

TaLIC is managed by the Pro-Warden for teaching and learning enhancement. There is currently an Academic Director of TaLIC and an Academic Director of Distance Learning. There is also a full time Learning Technologist, a Director of Professional Development who is the programme leader for the PG Cert, a team of Academic Developers and administrative support.

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About The Role 

The purpose of the role is to provide general administrative support across TaLIC. This primarily involves coordinating all staff CPD activities, in liaison with the relevant Centre staff, supporting the day-to-day work of the Centre, as well as events and one-off projects.

About The Candidate 

The post holder will be expected to be able to carry out the following duties in line with the grade of the post:

Main Duties:

Be the first point of contact for general queries received by the Centre, including management of the Centre’s inboxes, resolving queries or distributing them as appropriate
Organise and support Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities particularly with respect to the PG Cert in Learning and Teaching in Higher Education and the AdvanceHE Experiential Route, workshops and event promotion and organisation.
Manage applications to the PGCert and Experitential Route, including checking admissions criteria and responding to queries from applicants
Provide support to participants on the PGCert and Experiential Route on administrative aspects of their programmes.
Manage the enrolment and assessment processes for participants in the PGCert and Experiential Route in collaboration with other administrative departments
Act as secretary to Experiential Route panels, including taking minutes and recording outcomes
Liaise with AdvanceHE on adminstrative aspects of our accreditation and other AdvanceHE activities. This includes regular reporting on our accredited programmes.
Provide administrative support to TaLIC staff as required.
Update and maintain data associated with the Centre’s activities.
Support all general office management duties (e.g., equipment, room bookings, estates, IT, health and safety).
Financial record keeping under the direction of the Administrative and Budget Coordinator.
Be part of the TaLIC administrative function, supporting the work of the other administrators when necessary.
Undertake duties as requested by the Academic Director of TaLIC.

In addition you will be required:

To undertake any other duties as may reasonably be required;
At all times to carry out your responsibilities with due regard to the College Code on Equality and Diversity/Dignity at Work Policy;
At all times to help maintain a safe working environment by attending training as necessary and following the College’s Health and Safety Codes of Practice and Policy. 

For more information about the role, please contact Marco Gillies, e-mail [email protected] .

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