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Programme Assistant: Open Programmes

Contract Type
£26,533 to £29,622
Expiry Date
We are looking for a motivated and enthusiastic Programme Assistant to play an integral role in driving activity and supporting delivery on LSE’s growing portfolio of Open Programmes (Executive Education and Online Certificate Courses)

Job Description

If you are organised and effective with excellent attention to detail and strong communication skills, then we would be delighted to hear from you.


This role sites within the Executive Education Office, a highly successful and commercially driven team which manages LSE’s programmes for executives and working professionals:

  • Executive Education Courses – a growing programme of executive education open enrolment courses which attract a global audience of senior leaders from the private and public sectors and achieve excellent recommendation rates from participants.
  • Online Certificate Courses - an innovative programme targeted at working professionals, delivered in partnership with the education technology company 2U.
  • Custom Programmes – the design and delivery of customised executive education world-wide, allowing global partners to receive an LSE education experience, tailored to their needs and requirements


The programmes represent valuable revenue sources for the School, generating critical funds to invest in teaching and research activity. All our programmes operate in increasingly competitive markets.


The Programme Assistant plays a key role in the efficient and smooth running of the Open Programmes. They coordinate the logistics and administration underpinning admissions, course development and course delivery.


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


The closing date for receipt of applications is 27th March 2019 (23.59 UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.