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Graduate School Manager

41,709 – 48,327
This position is now closed to applications.


The University of Glasgow is a world leading, research-intensive, academic institution. They are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of leading UK universities, and the fourth oldest university in the English-speaking world. The quality and commitment of their 6,000+ staff make the University one of the best in the world and it is in the top 1% of the world’s universities.
As a member of the College Professional Services Leadership Team, the successful candidate will play a lead role in partnership with the Dean of the Graduate School, and senior colleagues, in the successful delivery of the college Postgraduate Research Strategy, and support of Postgraduate Teaching growth. This will be evidenced by a step change improvement in key performance measures both internally and externally. You will report in the interim to the Director of College Professional Services, working across the University to lead an enhanced student learning experience for postgraduate students supported by efficient and effective end-to-end processes and high-quality management information.
The successful candidate will have extensive administrative management / leadership management experience in a medium / large complex organisation. Knowledge of national policies and initiatives that are impacting on the provision of research degree programmes and PGR training in the UK would be desirable, as would an understanding of the HE sector and the relevant potential challenges. He / she will need knowledge of change management and you will be an effective leader, communicator and negotiator with a proven track record of project management. Customer service, stakeholder management and business partnering skills will also be key to this role. 
This is a strategic business partnering role, integral to influencing highly effective decision-making, to progress College strategic objectives as well as informing the process and organisational design to effectively support postgraduate students within the college.
For more information on this role, including how to apply, please visit or for a confidential discussion please contact Donogh O’Brien or Andrew Thomson at our recruitment partners, Aspen People, on 0141 212 7555.
To apply, please complete the short form below and submit your CV and covering letter. f you do not receive an automatic acknowledgement please contact Kelsey Sinclair on 0141 212 7555.