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Curriculum Manager x 2

Faculty of Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)
£33,199 to £39,609
Please quote reference: 
2 FTC Contracts until May/August 2020 – Part Time/ Full time
Closing Date: 
9 September, 2019 - 12:00

Change your career, change lives

The Open University is the UK’s largest university, a world leader in flexible part-time education combining a mission to widen access to higher education with research excellence, transforming lives through education.

The roles

We have 2 roles available:

0.8 FTE (29.6 hours per week) until May 2020

1 FTE (37 hours per week) until August 2020

Have you got a keen interest in higher education and would you like to make a real difference? We are looking for a committed and enthusiastic person with administrative and project management skills.  You will help ensure that our Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM) students receive the best quality material and have an excellent learning experience.

Curriculum Managers play a key role in the development, production and presentation of multi-media courses across the Faculty, with duties including planning, scheduling, and course administration. With the responsibility for ensuring that databases and systems are kept up to date, and all module materials inventory is complete and correct, you will be the primary interface between module teams/curriculum related project teams and the production and administrative areas of the University and help to ensure that modules and projects meet agreed quality standards.  

You will hold a first degree (or equivalent), have good organisational and communication skills, and an eye for detail.  You will have the ability to manage a project to completion and good technology skills, as well as an ability to work independently and as part of a team.

What you get in return

Benefits include a supportive and friendly working environment, 33 days holiday per annum pro rata plus Bank Holidays and Christmas closure days and an attractive pension proposition.

How to apply

Just complete the short application form and send this to us with a copy of your CV and Cover Letter (explaining how you meet all the criteria of the Person Specification) to  Please ensure you quote the vacancy reference number 16470.

Closing date: Monday 9th September 2019 at Noon

Interview Dates: to be confirmed

Please note: If you have not heard from us within a week of the application closing date, please assume that on this occasion you have not been selected for interview, however we thank you for your interest in The Open University and encourage you to apply for future positions.

An application form and job related information are available from the links located below.  Hard copies and access details for disabled applicants are available from the Resourcing Assistant on 01908 655544 or by email (on the link above), quoting the reference number 16470.

We promote diversity in employment and welcome applications from all sections of the community

Job related information: 

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Posting Date: 
12 August, 2019 - 10:15