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Professional Services

For the highest standard of teaching and research to take place at The University of Manchester, we require Professional Services that operate at a level to match.

Professional Services

  • Compliance and Risk Office
    • Governance Office
  • Directorate of Estates and Facilities
  • Directorate of Finance
    • Change Management and Process Improvement
  • Directorate of Human Resources
  • Directorate of IT Services
  • Directorate of Research and Business Engagement
  • Directorate for the Student Experience
  • Division of Communications and Marketing
  • Division of Development and Alumni Relations
  • Office of the General Counsel
  • Office of the President and Vice-Chancellor
  • Office of Social Responsibility
  • Planning Support Office

Each of these report to the Registrar, Secretary and Chief Operating Officer, who in turn reports to the President of the University.

There is also a Director of Faculty Operations in each Faculty, overseeing support for these areas.

To find out more, view our guide to key people in Professional Services or our complete guide to Professional Services

The University Library

Alongside traditional library services, University Librarian is responsible for our state-of-the-art Alan Gilbert Learning Commons and one of the world's finest collections of rare books and manuscripts at our John Rylands Library.