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MSc Administrator

London School of Economics
Contract Type
Fixed Term
£28,721 - £33,244 pa inclusive
Expiry Date
The Department of Social Policy at the London School of Economics and Political Science is a dynamic, innovative department located at the heart of the School

Job Description

. It is home to around 400 students and 30 faculty. It is the highest-ranked Social Policy Department in the UK for research and incorporates several internationally-renowned research units.


The Department requires an experienced professional administrator to work closely with faculty and professional services colleagues to ensure the effective delivery of our MSc degree programmes. The successful candidate will be responsible for the day-to-day administration of the programmes, as well as for proactively contributing to strategic planning processes and participating in Department-wide activities.


Applicants must have substantial administrative experience in a similarly demanding and varied role, preferably in a student-facing academic environment.  A commitment to continuous review and improvement is essential, as is the ability to work effectively with minimal supervision. The successful candidate will be an excellent communicator and have strong problem-solving skills. 


We offer an occupational pension scheme, generous annual leave and excellent training and development opportunities.


For further information about the post, please see the how to apply document, job description and the person specification.


To apply for this post, please go to If you have any technical queries with applying on the online system, please use the “contact us” links at the bottom of the LSE Jobs page. Should you have any queries about the role, please contact Craig Stewart, Teaching Operations Manager (Postgraduate), at or on 020 7955 6650.


The closing date for receipt of applications is 19 August 2018 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.


Interviews are scheduled to take place on 6 September 2018.