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Department of Sociology, University of York, York, YO10 5DD

 

Management of Professional Services

 

Sophie Bramley

Sophie Bramley

Department Manager

  • Management/strategic oversight of Professional Services
  • Department Operations & HR lead
  • Direct support to HoD
  • Lead Professional Services team
  • Department Safety Advisor and Covid secure lead
  • Manage Department Finances
  • Strategic Research/Teaching Management inc complex student cases
  • DMT/RMT member
  • Strategic REF guidance & support
  • Oversees academic workloading, Teaching & Learning, Research and Operations policy and implementation
  • Faculty/University level Department representation

Sheila Davitt

Research Facilitator

sheila.davitt@york.ac.uk

  • REF support/administration
  • Research Grant management/administration (pre-award)
  • Post-award contact
  • DRC support
  • Pure support
  • Research Strategy/policy
  • Research Development
  • Research finance lead
  • Oversee all Dept Research initiatives
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Tom Coward

Placements Coordinator

  • Placements Coordination & Careers Lead
  • Sociology@work convenor/module lead
  • Employability strategy coordination/implementation
  • Student internship lead
  • Open Days
  • CV/Interview training
  • 1 to 1 and group student careers support
  • Careers/employability initiatives eg Transform Challenge
  • Employability Partnerships
 

Debs Stephens

Student Services Manager

  • Overall management of all UG, PGT and PGR programmes
  • Management of the Student Services team and deputy to Department Manager
  • Joint Programmes Lead
  • Student Experience lead inc. NSS, Induction etc
  • Complex student case lead
  • Covid T&L contingency lead
  • Programme Design and Semesterisation Lead
  • Timetabling, Appeals and Complex Student Case lead

 

Student Services

 

Amy Atkinson

Administration Manager (Student)

  • Coordination & management of day-to-day student services processes
  • Prog maintenance / module catalogue
  • Online teaching lead
  • Line Management of Student Support Administrators
  • Process redesign/review
  • Joint programmes setup and coordination

Dina Hashem

Student Support Administrator (Undergraduate)

  • Undergraduate enquiries
  • Criminology contact
  • Student Communications
  • Optional Modules
  • GTAs/Casual Workers/Internships
  • Welcome week/Induction/Graduation
  • Student Handbooks (UG)
  • Module Feedback
  • Open days/Visit Days/UG Admissions contact
  • Global study 
  • UG supervisions and attendance inc. Tier 4 compliance
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Rob Smith

Student Support Administrator (Undergraduate) 

  • Undergraduate Assessment Lead
  • Distribution of submissions hand-ins/uploading feedback/marks
  • Exam boards
  • Exam paper setting/timetabling/monitoring
  • Credit counts
  • External Examiners (UG)
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Appeals
  • Ethics
  • UG dissertations inc. supervisions

 

Anna Richardson

Student Support Administrator (Postgraduate Taught and Research)

  • Postgraduate Research Admissions
  • Postgraduate Finance & Funding Funding
  • Postgraduate Taught Dissertations
  • Postgraduate Research Taps/Supervision/Vivas
  • PGT and PGR Supervisions and attendance
  • PGR committee servicing
  • Transfers
  • PG induction
  • Visit days
  • Module Feedback (PGT)
  • Student Handbooks (PG)
  • Graduation
  • PG supervisions, attendance and tier 4
  • Optional modules (PGT)
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Liz O'Brien

Student Support Administrator (Postgraduate Assessments) (CWS administration cover)

 
  • Postgraduate Assessment Lead
  • Distribution of submissions hand-ins/uploading feedback/marks
  • Exam boards
  • Exam paper setting/timetabling/monitoring
  • Credit counts
  • Academic Misconduct
  • Appeals
  • Ethics
  • PGT dissertations inc. supervisions
  • Cover of CWS administration support inc assessments and email enquiries

Carol Jones

Student Support Administrator (Undergraduate and Postgraduate Taught)

For both PGT & UG:

  • Exceptional Circumstances claims
  • Student Support Plans
  • Leave of Absence
  • Disability lead
  • Withdrawals
  • Programme Transfers
  • Module/Seminar swaps
  • Complex student cases
 
 

Victoria Hill

CWS Student Support Administrator

 cws@york.ac.uk 

  • Lead for CWS student facing administration inc:
    • Admissions
    • GEMMA
    • Award/Graduation arrangements
    • LOA / Extension / Special Circumstances
    • PGR
/PGT Assessments
    • Exceptional Circumstances (PGT)
    • Induction arrangements
    • Module enrolment
    • Timetabling
    • Virtual Open Days


General Administration

 

Patrick Loasby

General Administrator

patrick.loasby@york.ac.uk 

  • HR administration inc. recruitment, sickness absence etc
  • Servicing Committees & Boards
  • PA to HoD/DM
  • External communications eg Twitter & Webpages
  • DCO/IT manager
  • Operations/Health & Safety admin support
  • Staff inductions
  • Green Impact
  • Building management
  • Academic Probation
  • Staff handbooks
 

Sussan Mortazavi Ravari

Finance Officer

sociology-finance@york.ac.uk 

 

  • Travel & accommodation bookings
  • Event finances
  • Ordering goods and services
  • Budget enquiries
  • Expenses
  • Credit card purchasing
  • POs/Invoices
  • Financial Regulations queries/monitoring