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					Job Description for MIS
Manager
Job Title:                MIS Manager

Responsible to:           Finance and Resources Manager

Responsible for:          e-Learning Developer, MIS Administrators

Location:                 John Ruskin College, Selsdon Park Road, South Croydon,
                          Surrey

Grade:                    Points 42-44 on the salary scale for Support Staff

Hours:                    Full time (i.e. 36 hours per week, 52 weeks per year)

Job Aim:                  To manage and maintain college management information
                          systems and to ensure their effective use.

Main Duties:
    1)       To manage and maintain computerised records of students and
             courses; enrolment, induction, and timetables.
    2)       To provide accurate and timely information as required for college
             management and external returns.
    3)       To manage the input and output of ILR data (individual Learning
             Records), ensuring external deadlines are met and internal reports
             are produced.
    4)       To liaise with the relevant parties to ensure that the college’s
             computerised systems are managed and maintained effectively.
    5)       To advise staff on methods of accessing information and to provide
             in-house training for staff in the use of MIS systems and other
             computerised systems as appropriate.
    6)       To write and maintain a set of reports to meet the needs of all
             college staff and to develop a web based reporting system across the
             college.
    7)       To supervise and delegate work to the MIS Administrator and e-
             Learning Developer as appropriate and ensure that appropriate
             quality standards are met.
    8)       To develop new systems to respond to the changing needs of the
             college.
    9)       To ensure that MIS data is accurate and robust ensuring that reports
             are accessible and to all staff.
    10)      To advise the college on MIS issues and the implications of funding
             and all funding changes
    11)      To ensure MIS service level agreements are set and reviewed
             annually.


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    12)      To liaise with auditors where necessary on any area of MIS.



General Duties:

The postholder will be required to:
     perform any other duties as may be reasonably requested by the
      Principal.
     participate in appraisal and professional development as appropriate.
     carry out their duties with due regard to the college’s policies on equal
      opportunities, health and safety and quality assurance.


     This job description will be kept under review and may be amended from time to time,
      following consultation with the postholder, to reflect changing organisational needs.




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Person Specification for
MIS Manager

                 Essential Education and Qualifications

                 Good level of general education

                 Evidence of continuous professional development within the field
                 of MIS

                 Successfully completed or working towards an IT related
                 qualification

                 Essential Knowledge and Skills

                 Experience of working with MIS (unite) or equivalent MIS systems
                 for a minimum of 3 years

                 High level of IT skills appropriate to this post, especially the use of
                 Access and/or SQL databases

                 Experience of working with national and local data online, e.g.
                 LSC Gateway Provider

                 Well developed written and oral communication skills

                 Good time management and organisational skills

                 Successful experience of managing staff

                 Desirable Knowledge and Skills

                 Experience of working in a college or school setting in a senior
                 administrative position

                 Experience of training others in use of software

                 Experience of completing ILR (Individual Learning Record) system
                 for college funding.

                 Experience of using Pro Achieve or similar software




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                 Essential Personal Characteristics and Aptitude

                 Good team player

                 Flexibility in dealing with a wide range of tasks

                 Experience of using ILT in the curriculum

                 Ability to manage several projects at once

                 Ability to work on own initiative

                 Accuracy and attention to detail

                 A commitment to equal opportunities




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