Higher Education Manager

  • Company: Plumpton College
  • Closing Date: 13-12-2021
  • Location: Plumpton, Lewes, BN7 3AE
  • Salary: £36,735 - £41,388 per annum
  • Benefits: 26 days holiday, LGPS Pension, Staff discounts


We are looking to recruit a full- time permanent Higher Education Manager as part of the Cross-College Academic Team. In this role, you will ensure the efficient running of the day to day operations of the HE Central Support functions across the College. The post holder will be instrumental in ensuring all aspects of the college-wide HE strategy are implemented and achieved, and responsible for delivering a high-quality student experience.

The ideal candidate will have experience of the HE Sector (or HE in FE), knowledge of educational data returns, quality processes and cycles. You will also be a professional, hardworking and confident team player with knowledge and/or experience in a higher education environment.

As a highly organised Administration Manager, the successful candidate will demonstrate strong people management skills as well as the ability to refine and implement robust processes to ensure compliance. A self-starter, this individual will be proactive, positive and solutions-focused. With excellent communications skills they will be confident and able to build effective internal and external working relationships.

As well as a competitive salary, you can also look forward to a great range of benefits including 26 days holiday plus bank holidays (as well as up to 5 efficiency closure days at Christmas), membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme, employee assistance programme, Cycle to Work Scheme as well as a range of staff discounts.

With over 3,000 students, excellent resources and a drive for continuous improvement, Plumpton College is actively seeking staff who want to make a difference and be part of this exciting phase of our development. At Plumpton College we are Ambitious & Progressive, Enterprising, Professional, Supportive and Passionate about everything we do – if you share these values and would like to be part of our growing team then we’d like to hear from you.

Closing date for applications : Monday, 13th December at 9 am

We reserve the right to call candidates to interview or withdraw this vacancy at any time if there is a good level of response. Therefore, we recommend you submit your application as early as possible. 

Applying for this role...

Please complete an application form and an Equality & Diversity Monitoring Form and send to: recruitment@plumpton.ac.uk or HR team, Plumpton College, Ditchling Road, Plumpton, East Sussex BN7 3AE.

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