Job details


Buxton & Leek College

Responsible to

Assistant Registrar (FE & Skills)


Buxton & Leek College (Buxton Campus)


£23,725 to £25,944 per annum

Closing date

Sunday 30 January 2022

Contract type


Post type




About the role

We are recruiting for a FE Systems Support Analyst to support the Registry FE and Skills Team for the Further Education and Skills (FES) provision across Buxton, Leek and Derby. You will work with the Assistant Registrar (FE & Skills) to develop, administer and maintain appropriate systems, processes and Management Information, as determined by the needs of the FES provision, for all data and reporting activities across the University, making sure that they are compliant with current regulations. You will promote excellent customer service and contribute to the development and operation of the FE systems support and reporting service. You will also support the Registry FE and Skills team to deliver a high quality, professional service to students, delivery teams and external agencies as appropriate.  

Principal accountabilities

  1. Support the Registry FE and Skills Team to achieve an efficient and effective service.
  2. Regularly review the FE systems, processes and Management Information and take an active role in the development of new practices, procedures and reports to ensure efficiency, compliance and accuracy of data.
  3. Keep up to date with developments for the FE Systems to ensure that they are being used to their full potential.
  4. Work with suppliers and UoD IT on integration between FE Systems and UoD Systems, including data imports and exports.
  5. Take responsibility for the scheduled and remedial maintenance of the FE Systems.
  6. Work with key stakeholders to design and deliver relevant and timely management information relating to FES provision.
  7. Train and support all areas of the Registry FE and Skills Team.
  8. Train and support Senior and Curriculum Leaders and delivery teams across the FE Provision in the access and use of management information systems and processes.
  9. Review and develop systems and processes to ensure that data capture, maintenance and Management Information are efficient, relevant and fit for purpose.
  10. Work with the Assistant Registrar (FE & Skills), to provide an effective FE Systems support service that meets the needs of students, funding and regulatory bodies and the FES provision that is also in line with the University’s requirements.
  11. Ensure GDPR compliance.
  12. Engage in external professional networks as appropriate, keeping up to date with knowledge and developments in the FES sector and beyond.
  13. Adopt the University’s Core Values and Underpinning Behaviours.
  14. Work flexibly and undertake any duties, as required relevant to the level of the post.

Person specification

Essential Criteria



Skills, knowledge & abilities

Business requirements

Desirable Criteria



Skills, knowledge and abilities


As well as competitive pay scales, we offer generous holiday entitlement. We also offer opportunities for further salary progression based on performance, and the opportunity to join a contributory pension scheme.

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How to apply

You can apply by submitting an online application. Once you have signed in or registered with us you will be able to begin your application. If you are creating an account for the first time, please ensure you provide an email address that you access regularly as this will be our main means of contacting you regarding your application.

If you require any assistance, including the provision of any documentation in an alternative format, please contact the Recruitment team at

Please note all applications must be submitted online by Midnight GMT on the closing date of the vacancy.

Important information

Please note that unfortunately, this role will not attract sufficient points to obtain a sponsored Skilled Worker visa under the UK Visas & Immigration points based immigration system; however, applications are welcome from candidates who do not currently have the right to work in the UK, but who would be eligible to obtain a valid visa via another route..

Please consult the Home office website for further information.

DBS check

Buxton and Leek College is committed to safeguarding and promoting the welfare of young people and expects all staff to share this commitment. This post is subject is subject to a Disclosure and Barring Service (DBS) check. An enhanced DBS check will be required, depending on the nature of the role. Any information you provide will be treated in confidence and only used when considering your suitability for the post.

To enable us to process your DBS check please ensure you are able to supply the documentation listed on the DBS website at interview stage.


Our number one priority is to keep our staff, students and community safe as we continue to work through the pandemic. Upon appointment, full training will be given on the Health and Safety processes we follow.

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Further details

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