School Manager
University of Leeds
United Kingdom

School Manager

Are you an efficient and effective person who can combine operational efficiency with the ability to think strategically?  Are you motivated to support academic excellence in a busy and successful School in a highly rated Russell Group University?

 As School Manager, you will provide professional support to the Head of School and the Senior Management Team on various aspects of School administration and strategic management.   You will independently organise and manage functions within the School on a day to day basis alongside management of the School administrative team. You will be required to review and ensure efficient operation and compliance with the University, Faculty and School strategies, policies and procedures.  You will have responsibility for managing School core budgets and play a major role in budgetary decision making and ensuring financial business cases are in place.   You will provide professional advice and support to colleagues on a wide range of administrative processes and procedures, including Human Resources, Finance, IT, Facilities and Estates.

 You will be enthusiastic and proactive, with experience of working in a senior administration or office management role.  As you will liaise with students and a variety of academic and support staff across the University on a day-to-day basis you will need excellent communication skills and the ability to build strong working relationships. The nature of the work requires you to have meticulous attention to detail and a conscientious approach to checking the accuracy of information.  You will also need the flexibility and adaptability to respond quickly to urgent or unexpected demands.  To successfully deliver and maintain an exceptional administrative service you will work with a high level of personal initiative and autonomy, utilising your strong IT skills and your ability to effectively motivate and lead a team.

What we offer in return

  • 25 days holiday plus 15.5 Bank Holidays/days that the University is closed by custom (including Christmas) – That’s over 40 days a year!
  • Health and Wellbeing: including options for flexible working, discounted access to our state-of-the-art Campus gym and sports facilities, and more. 
  • Access to on-site childcare, shopping discounts and travel schemes are also available.
  • Personal Development: Access to courses run by our Organisational Development & Professional Learning team and self-development courses.
  • A large but compact university campus housing state-of-the-art research facilities, transformational research, and a bustling innovation hub.

And much more!  

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact:  

, Head of School of Civil Engineering 



Pam Bishop, School of Civil Engineering


Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Engineering & Physical Sciences
School/Institute: School of Civil Engineering
Category: Professional & Managerial
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £34,304 to £40,927 p.a.
Working Time: 37.5 hours per week
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Ongoing
Release Date: Thursday 26 May 2022
Closing Date: Monday 27 June 2022
Interview Date: Monday 18 July 2022
Reference: EPSCV1076

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