Under the broad direction of the Chief Operations Director, this position is responsible for the holistic leadership, management, and operation of Student Services. This key role requires a person that is results driven, that can foster successful external and internal relationships, review and develop client-oriented strategies relating to student enrolments, payments, academic progress, result submission, programme completions and student support services.
The appointee is responsible for establishing and maintaining strong working partnerships with College teaching and other administrative areas and liaising closely with relevant external organisations to ensure that College and legislative and regulatory requirements are met. This especially includes relationships with Colleges in the group. They will work closely with our central shared service student support team in Australia.
The role will also work closely with the College Registrar to develop and deliver the most effective corporate services and support to students and colleagues working across the UK College, and to take a pro-active approach to ensure that these activities are planned and undertaken in a timely way.
The College of Legal Practice (“the College”) is a new, practice-based training provider that works with legal services organisations and individuals who are willing to make the bold choice to change the way they learn.
Fully committed to increasing access to the profession, the College will offer programmes to support the increasingly diverse career pathways that are now available to those wishing to become a solicitor. From intensive, purpose-built virtual training programmes that enhance core qualification training, to those designed to develop experienced practitioners for the modern demands of the legal services sector.
Established in April 2019, the College was set up by The College of Law in Australasia as a wholly owned UK subsidiary. The College of Law in Australasia is a mature and unique not-for-profit provider of professional legal education and market leader for lawyer qualification training in Australasia. Their intention in forming The College of Legal Practice was to diversify and extend their expertise in delivering modular, practice-based legal training into new jurisdictions around the world, building on 45 years’ experience of working with leading law firms and training over 5,000 lawyers each year.
For more information please visit https://www.collegalpractice.com/about-us/the-college-of-legal-practice
For an informal discussion about this role please contact Alison Wellman (07741 153655) or Emma Stuart (07867 447327).
If you wish to apply for this position, then please:
- Provide an application statement of no more than 2 sides A4 and email to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject heading of “Student Services Manager”.
- You should also complete the equal opportunities form and attach a CV.
In your statement please provide:
- Your motivation for applying.
- Your understanding of the key priorities of the role.
- Brief examples of relevant experience and achievements.
- (NB – no more than 3 sides of A4, font 11, Arial).
Protocol will send an acknowledgement of receipt via email to all applicants within 24 hours. If you do not receive an acknowledgement, then please call Alison Wellman on 07741 153655.
Please provide the names, addresses and contact details for two referees, one of whom should be your current or most recent employer. We expect to take up references for candidates who have been shortlisted unless you tell us otherwise.
Closing Date: 12th January 2021
Interviews: 25th & 26th January 2021
Organisation: The College of Legal Practice
Salary: £40,000 per annum
Posted date: 11/12/2020
Closing Date: 12/01/2021