Higher Education Administrator

Higher Education Administrator Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Higher Education Administrator to join our team.


  • Liaising with examiners and assessors, sending out papers and monitoring progress for return dates;
  • Producing marking scheme guidelines;
  • Updating database records of examiners and panel members;
  • Assisting with the production of exam questions, papers and guides ensuring right format is followed;
  • Building relationships with external examiners and subject experts;
  • Assisting with the production of documents and exam papers to required standards and to deadline;
  • Collating, copying and despatching documentation;
  • Co-ordinating room bookings for meetings and organising equipment and catering;
  • Answering general enquiries;
  • Providing admin support to the exams team who work on objective and subjective paper based exams and coursework;
  • Processing payments;
  • Assisting with training days.


  • Experience maintaining definitive records or complex information and keeping track of updates and amendments;
  • Experience of using reporting tools to interrogate databases and extract information for reports;
  • Excellent IT skills including MS Excel, Access and Visio;
  • Previous administrative experience working in a complex organisation at a similar level;
  • Previous higher education background.

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