Professional Services staff

Below is a list of our current Support Staff in the Department of Music.

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Department Manager (Music) and Deputy Faculty Director of Operations (Internationalisation) - Cristina Molina-Hall 

c.molinahall@sheffield.ac.uk

Management and leadership of the Professional Services Team.

Development of departmental strategic and operational plan.

Business and financial planning, including budgeting and forecasting.

Strategic oversight of admissions, recruitment, marketing and student support and administration.

Leadership and advisory function on all HR matters.

Responsibility and coordination of Estates, IT and Health and Safety functions.

Oversight of governance processes

Student Experience Manager - Louise Cooper

l.h.cooper@sheffield.ac.uk

admin-ugmusic@sheffield.ac.uk

admin-pgtmusic@sheffield.ac.uk 

Managerial responsibility for the student experience team, and all processes and activities directly affecting the student experience

Management and oversight of all Learning & Teaching processes 

Monitor for compliance with University policy and procedures 

Learning and teaching strategies 

Lead on all aspects of pastoral support for taught students

Department’s Disability Liaison Officer (DLO) for all registered students 

Contact for Student-Staff Forum

Deputy for the Department Manager

Senior Student Experience Officer - 

Amanda Sewell

Full time

admin-ugmusic@sheffield.ac.uk

admin-pgtmusic@sheffield.ac.uk 

a.j.sewell@sheffield.ac.uk

Responsible for the examinations and assessments administration 

Department teaching timetables

Assignment submission and feedback process

Blackboard Management 

Lead on extenuating circumstances and extensions 

Oversight of logistical support for off-site activities (e.g. fieldwork and off-campus trips)

Study Abroad

Placements, Year Industry, leave of absence

Deputise for the Student Experience Manager

Senior Student Experience Officer - Emma Earle

Part Time

admin-ugmusic@sheffield.ac.uk

admin-pgtmusic@sheffield.ac.uk 

e.r.earle@sheffield.ac.uk

Responsible for the examinations and assessments administration 

Department teaching timetables

Assignment submission and feedback process

Blackboard Management 

Lead on extenuating circumstances and extensions 

Oversight of logistical support for off-site activities (e.g. fieldwork and off-campus trips)

Study Abroad

Placements, Year Industry, leave of absence

Deputise for the Student Experience Manager

Senior Student Experience Officer - Claire Cooper 

Maternity leave until 2022.

admin-ugmusic@sheffield.ac.uk

admin-pgtmusic@sheffield.ac.uk 

claire.cooper@Sheffield.ac.uk

Responsible for the examinations and assessments administration 

Department teaching timetables

Assignment submission and feedback process

Blackboard Management 

Lead on extenuating circumstances and extensions 

Oversight of logistical support for off-site activities (e.g. fieldwork and off-campus trips)

Study Abroad

Placements, Year Industry, leave of absence

Deputise for the Student Experience Manager

PGR and Research Support Officer - Robin Southby

First point of contact for PGR students

Support to all PGR activities including application process, handbook, scholarships, communication to applicant and current students etc.

Support for research by working with the department's Director of Research and Innovation

Administrative support for all events/meetings associated including ensuring related publicity

Support the organisation of DL Programme Residentials and liaison with visiting students. 

Administration of MyPublications and Research Ethics.

Administration of departmental research funds.

Administration of visiting scholars

Student Experience Officer - Tracy Kent 

t.k.kent@sheffield.ac.uk      

Administration responsibility for performance and ensembles activities including performance rooms management, instrument servicing, performance exams/recitals prep and administration, instrumental tutors

Lead on student attendance monitoring

HEAR Administrator

Department Safety Officer (DSO) for the administration and monitoring of day to day health and safety admin tasks

Operations Assistant - Sally Jones 

music-ops@sheffield.ac.uk

sally.elizabeth.jones@sheffield.ac.uk 

General Enquiries.

First point of contact for staff queries.

Support to operational matters within the Department, including HR, Estates.

Support for travel, catering bookings.

Maintaining financial records.

Department Bulletin.

Social media postings.

Operations Assistant - Natalie Coleman

music-ops@sheffield.ac.uk

n.l.coleman@sheffield.ac.uk

Support HR activities, financial processes and Estates.   

General Enquiries

Front desk reception

Student bookings

Learning and Teaching Support 

General office operational assistance

Apprentice - Jack Murphy

TBC

Marketing & Recruitment Support Officer - Victoria Berry  

v.berry@sheffield.ac.uk

Support marketing and recruitment activities, including events/campaigns.

Coordination of open days and recruitment of student ambassadors.

Management of admissions and production of monthly admissions data.

Website

Coordinate Social Media activities.

Alumni relations/activities.

PGT scholarships

Music Technology and IT Officer - Nick Walsh 

arts-it@sheffield.ac.uk (general IT enquiries)

nick.walsh@sheffield.ac.uk (specialist music technology enquiries)

Managing and delivering specialist technical support for the Music Department

Managing the Music Technology Lab, University of Sheffield Sound Studios, and specialist equipment within the Department

Contributing to the wider Faculty IT Support Team

Departmental Safety Officer

0114 22 29700 (general IT enquiries)
0114 22 20471 (specialist music technology enquiries)
07864 605418 (mobile)
Room: G.15 (Admin Office)

 


                                                                                      

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