Academic Office Officer

Job Overview

Salary             Point 22 – £24,493 per annum

 Hours            37 hours per week, all year round          

 Contract       Permanent

 Location       University Centre Peterborough

 Closing Date   01 February 2023

Become part of an energetic, friendly, and innovative team supporting the Academic Director and HE Managers. You will be based at the Peterborough campus of UCP to provide a confidential and comprehensive business administration support service as part of the Academic Office at University Centre Peterborough.

This includes all administrative duties to support the development of procedures and processes, data production and analysis to ensure compliance with awarding body and regulatory body requirements.

Our aim is to maintain a culture of academic and quality excellence. Regular liaison with academic staff and HE Managers is expected and on-going training and engagement with validating bodies is expected. In addition, work with the Admissions department and Student Support is necessary to ensure that student achievement, enrolment and progression records are accurate.

You will have excellent oral and written communication skills, meticulous attention to detail and the ability to work independently and as part of a team.

You will require a Level 3 qualification in Microsoft Office/higher administration and a Level 2 in English, Maths and I.T. You should also have experience within higher education and in servicing committees and monitoring completion of actions and annual reports.

Peterborough College offers a flexible, friendly workplace, 30-37 days annual leave (role dependant) plus bank holidays, a very generous contributory pension scheme and continuous professional development opportunities tailored to your needs. We also offer occupational sick pay to protect you and your family.

For the full job description, person specification and information on how to apply for this job please email HR.

IEG is actively committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of all children, young people and any vulnerable groups within the college community and expects all staff and volunteers to share this commitment.

All positions are subject to an Enhanced Disclosure and Barring check from the Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS).



Normal working hours of 8.30am to 5pm Monday to Thursday, 8.30am to 4.30pm Friday

Yes extensive free parking is available at all our locations.

Sponsorship and financial support to achieve Degree Level and Professional qualifications is available upon application.

We have an on-site nursery at our Peterborough Campus rated outstanding by Ofsted, and also offer childcare vouchers to support nursery fees here and at other locations.

Our generous holiday entitlement starting from 41 day paid leave for full-time employees also hugely supports our working parents, and for some roles term-time only contracts are available.


You will also find above average occupational maternity and adoption benefits with up to 12 months off work, and access to paternity and shared parental leave scheme.

The Senior Leadership Team truly care for the wellbeing of staff and students and are actively involved in not only ensuring professional training is available, but that support for personal and professional problems is also accessible. Our free ‘Employee Assistance Programme’ offers access to a wide range of wellbeing resources and programmes including a counselling helpline if required.

Aside from delivering above-average generous holiday and pension benefits, we offer awards and vouchers, and encourage contribution to recognition schemes to ensure staff feel valued and appreciated.

Both locations offer impressive on-site gym and fitness suites, free-parking, well-stocked libraries, and a number of eateries including a Costa at Peterborough and a Starbucks at Stamford.

Peterborough College also has an on-site nursery rated ‘Outstanding’ by Ofsted.



Peterborough College

Salary (£)

Point 22 – £24,493 per annum

Job type

Full-time, Permanent


30-37 days annual leave (role dependent) plus bank holidays.

Closing Date