Postgraduate Studies Director Duties

• Overseeing the recruitment of students. Ensuring that the College’s admissions policy is followed in all matters including advertisement and interview. Implementing the Equal Opportunities Policy in allocating studentships and bursaries.
• Liaising with the Registry, as appropriate, with regard to special cases for admission to postgraduate programmes and for changes to registration arrangements.
• Ensuring accurate records of applicants and students are kept
• Liaising with collaborative partners, industrial partners and sponsors as appropriate.
• In consultation with the Head of Department, allocating roles in teaching, supervision and administration to
• Maintaining quality assurance mechanisms and ensuring that staff perform their teaching and/or supervision duties competently.
• Representing postgraduate teaching and/or research in academic staff recruitment and promotion.
• Recruitment and supervision of departmental support staff.
• Recruitment, training and supervision of Graduate Teaching Assistants (GTAs).
• Supervising the day-to-day administration of postgraduate teaching and/or research supervision
• Supervising the departmental placement policies for postgraduate students
• Ensuring students and staff have a clear and mutually understood mechanism to raise concerns at a departmental level
• Dealing with disciplinary matters (including plagiarism).
• Liaising with the Registry, as appropriate, with regard to the implementation of the Student Withdrawal Procedure, Interruption of Studies and Additional Examination Arrangements.