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Faculty General Office

Faculty General Office Team led by Faculty Manager, Claire Gilchrist

Faculty Manager

Claire Gilchrist

Email: c.gilchrist@qub.ac.uk 

Tel: 028 9097 3730

  • Responsible for the overall operation of the Faculty General Office and management of all functions and staff of the general Faculty Team including support for the PVC, Deans and Director of Operations; Digital Learning; Work-Related Learning; Doctoral Training; Summer Schools; Global Mobility; Research Communications; and Information Analysis
  • Strategic Support to the PVC, Director of Operations and Faculty Deans on a range of projects and initiatives including planning and strategy development
  • Responsible for providing leadership on Faculty-level Estates issues
  • Support for Faculty Executive Board
  • Management of Faculty Office Budget.

SENIOR FACULTY MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

PVC Secretary                                               

Maria Carrick

Email: m.carrick@qub.ac.uk  

Phone: 028 9097 5006

  • PA to Faculty PVC
  • Diary management, meetings, confidential correspondence
  • Liaison with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support for Faculty Executive Board.

 

Director of Operations Secretary

Janet Lundy

Email: j.lundy@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 2519

  • PA to the Director of Operations
  • Diary management, meetings, correspondence
  • Liaising with internal and external stakeholders
  • Support for Faculty Operations Board.

Faculty Administrator                                             

Deirdre McCrory

Email: d.mccrory@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 5351

  • Provides support to the PVC and Director of Operations with the co-ordination of strategic and operational issues
  • Supports the Dean of Internationalisation especially in regards partnership agreements, inward visits and Santander Awards
  • Supports the Dean of Education and Dean of Graduate Studies in sustaining and further developing a distinctive and high quality educational environment including student experience in cross School or Faculty programmes eg Joints, MLibArts
  • Manages key Faculty communications

Business Development Officer (Creative Arts)

Donal Phillips

Email:   donal.phillips@qub.ac.uk 

Phone: 028 9097 1822

  • Ensure initiatives are aligned to the needs of the creative industries
  • Add value to collaboration between academia and businesses working in the creative sector
  • Identify pathways for QUB research to transition into commercial environments.

SENIOR FACULTY MANAGEMENT SUPPORT

PA to Faculty Manager / Faculty Support Officer

Marguerite Quinn

Email: marguerite.quinn@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 3764

  • PA to Faculty Manager
  • Diary management, meetings, confidential correspondence
  • Finance Processing and purchasing
  • Support for Public Engagements/Events.

Information Analyst                                                                                      

Pete Speak

Email: p.speak@qub.ac.uk 

Phone: 028 9097 3955

  • Provides management information needs across the Faculty Office, and reporting against KPIs to Faculty Executive Board
  • Supports colleagues across Faculty with data analysis for Athena Swan submissions
  • Additional analysis across core business systems.

DEANS' SUPPORT

Deans’ Secretary / Faculty Support Officer

Clare Conway

Email: c.conway@qub.ac.uk    

Phone: 028 9097 1235

  • Diary Management and clerical support for the Faculty Dean of Education and Dean of Graduate Studies
  • Support for Faculty Education and Postgraduate Committees; Cross-Faculty and Joint Degrees Subgroup and Study Abroad and International Exchanges Subgroup
  • Faculty Dean of Education Student Bursaries: Conference Attendance, Erasmus+, International Exchange, Summer School/Short Course
  • Support for the Deans’ Administrator.

Deans’ Secretary / Faculty Support Officer

Sharon Dunwoody

Email: s.dunwoody@qub.ac.uk      

Phone: 028 9097 2524

  • Diary management and clerical support for the Dean of Internationalisation and Dean of Research
  • Support for the Northern Bridge and NINE Doctoral Training Programmes
  • Support for the Deans’ Administrator.

DTP Administrator

 

 

 

Lynda Mahon

Email: l.davison@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 5330

  • Administers NINE and Northern Bridge Doctoral Training programmes
  • Assists DTP students with enquiries
  • Administers DfE awards competition

Deans' Administrator                        

Ruth Walmsley

Email: r.walmsley@qub.ac.uk  

Phone: 028 9097 1372

  • Provides administrative support to the Dean of Education and Dean of Graduate Studies in co-ordinating and implementing key aspects of the Faculty’s education and postgraduate activities
  • Supports the Faculty UG Education Committee and PG Education and Research Committee as well as the Cross-Faculty and Joint Degrees and Study Abroad and International Exchanges Subgroups
  • Manages all Faculty level quality assurance processes, including: Continuous Action for Programme Enhancement; proposals for new programmes; withdrawals of existing programmes; major changes to existing modules and programmes.

DEANS SUPPORT CONTINUED

Research Communications Officer

 Colm Heatley

Email: c.heatley@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 1949

  • Helps create, edit, produce and promote podcasts based on research and academic expertise from across AHSS
  • Works with media outlets such as BBC, RTÉ and C4 as well as independent documentary producers to promote AHSS research with a view to having programmes commissioned. Also develops closer links with media outlets and producers and the University by holding workshops
  • Works with academics in Faculty to help develop their research into ideas and themes that could work as documentary programmes on TV, Radio and podcasts
  • Works with broadsheet media across the UK and Ireland to promote AHSS’ academic expertise.

DIGITAL LEARNING AND WORK RELATING LEARNING

Digital Learning Developer

Laura Farling

Email: l.farling@qub.ac.uk 

Phone: 028 9097 1941

  • Advise and support staff on the best use of digital tools and technology for teaching and research
  • Develop online resources and activities for digital learning projects
  • Support the development of online and digital support for international students (on campus and abroad). 

Digital Learning Developer 

 

To be Appointed

Email: 

Phone: 028 9097 5162

  • Advise and support staff on the best use of digital tools and technology for teaching and research
  • Develop online resources and activities for digital learning projects
  • Support the development of distance and blended learning programmes. 

WRL Development Officer 

Aileen Carson

Email: A.Carson@qub.ac.uk 

Phone: 028 9097 5175

  • Facilitate the development of Work Related Learning across AHSS Faculty
  • Enhance student experience of Work Related Learning activities
  • Increase student and staff awareness of Work Related Learning activities and opportunities
  • Develop tailored Work Related Learning activities, events and opportunities for AHSS students and staff
  • Develop Internationalisation of Work Related Learning
  • Embed Work Related Learning in all AHSS curricula/co-curricular offerings.

WRL Development Officer 

Cathy Wilson

Email: cathy.wilson@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 1500

  • Facilitate the development of Work Related Learning across AHSS Faculty
  • Enhance student experience of Work Related Learning activities
  • Increase student and staff awareness of Work Related Learning activities and opportunities
  • Develop tailored Work Related Learning activities, events and opportunities
  • Develop Internationalisation of Work Related Learning
  • Embed Work Related Learning in all AHSS curricula/co-curricular offerings.

SHORT-TERM STUDY ABROAD

International Summer Schools Coordinator

Rachel Gamble

Email: rachel.gamble@qub.ac.uk 

Phone: 028 9097 3283

  • Management, in liaison with Schools and Institutes, of the AHSS Faculty Summer School offering, at both a strategic and operational level, to develop and grow the provision, while taking responsibility for overseeing the non-academic planning and running of the programmes
  • Lead on the development of Short Term Study programmes within AHSS 

Global Mobility Support Officer

Claire McLoughlin

Email: c.mcloughlin@qub.ac.uk

Phone: 028 9097 3393

  • Provides a dedicated resource to support and enhance the learning and overall experience of inbound students studying on a Study Abroad, Exchange, Erasmus or similar programmes of study, working closely with both Schools and relevant professional support units
  • Leads on the provision of appropriate pre-entrance information, and the organisation and planning of appropriate welcome and orientation events for all students coming to the Faculty on a Study Abroad, Exchange
  • Engages closely with all international partners, including those involved in Study Abroad, Exchange and similar programmes, to strengthen relationships in relation to the day to day operations