Funding and Courses Officer

Leicester, Leicestershire
08 Aug 2019
30 Aug 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Funding and Courses Officer. Full Time. Permanent.

Every year, thousands of students from across Leicester and Leicestershire, as well as from overseas, choose to study at Leicester College.  We pride ourselves on giving everyone an excellent experience, offering exceptional study and social facilities in the heart of Leicester.

An opportunity has arisen to work in the Funding and Courses Team based at the Freemen's Park Campus.  As a key member of the Funding Team, your role will be to provide expert funding and course advice to College staff at all levels, support the preparation of data returns to funding bodies and to produce weekly funding and enrolment information. 

You will need an awareness of the various funding methodologies utilised by the College and have a keen eye for detail. With excellent customer service skills, applicants will need to hold a Level 3 qualification and be educated to Level 2 minimum in Maths and English (GCSE Grade C or above, GCSE Grade 4 or above or equivalent).  You will also have relevant IT experience and recent and applicable knowledge of a complex database system. Experience of using funding, validation and Agency software is also desirable.

Closing date:           30 August 2019

Interviews:    18 September 2019

We are one of the largest Further Education Colleges in the UK with more than 20,000 students studying with us on a wide range of courses. Our mission is to equip people with the skills they need to be successful in education, in work and business and in their personal lives.

Leicester College is proud of its diverse workforce and welcomes applications from the whole community. 

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