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UG Programme Administrator

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Department of Government


Undergraduate Programme Administrator



Salary from £30,570 pa to £35,108 inclusive with potential to progress to £37,717pa inclusive of London allowance


The Department of Government is a large and vibrant academic unit within the LSE and world-leading centre for study and research in politics and government. The post holder will join the Professional Services team responsible for delivering the 5 taught Undergraduate (UG) programmes within the Department.


You will be responsible for supporting the administration of the Department’s undergraduate programmes and responding to queries from staff and the 600 undergraduate students.


Key tasks include:

  • Providing effective administrative and advisory support to staff and approximately 600 students on the department’s 5 UG Programmes.
  • Acting as first point of contact for students and staff, providing accurate and timely information and advice, updating information annually and supporting the development of the undergraduate programmes.
  • Taking the lead on increasing student engagement by working with the various departmental and school wide stakeholders in planning events and activities.


Candidates should have demonstrable experience of working in an academic or similar environment in an administrative capacity; be able to demonstrate a commitment to providing a consistently high-quality service to key stakeholders; have experience of participating in and making a positive contribution to a team; and of solving everyday problems and thinking creatively, including recognising when a problem should be referred to others. 


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.


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 email k.a.jessop@lse.ac.uk.  


The closing date for receipt of applications is 1st August 2021 23:59 (UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications.