Mrs Jo Wood - (0116 252 5353 / email@example.com)
Jo Wood is Assistant Registrar in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office. Her administrative responsibilities include: research, development and project activities; committee work; public engagement and staff and office management in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office.
She was previously Administrative Officer (Special Projects) and Personal Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor. Jo is currently Chairing a project team working on piloting the implementation of Grade Point Averages in Leicester, has co-Chaired the project implementation team developing the University’s Management Training Centre, College Court, and has produced a book with Robert Burgess for the University’s 50th Anniversary entitled Reflections of the University of Leicester.
Prior to her appointment in the Vice-Chancellor’s Office she worked as Marketing Manager, School Office Manager and Personal Assistant to the Headmaster at Oakham School, following a successful career as a PA in a range of small and medium-sized enterprises. She was born in Market Harborough and educated at Welland Park College and the Robert Smyth Upper School. She engaged in secretarial training at the Kathy Parker Training Centre in Leicester where she was awarded the title ‘Student of the Year’, based on excellent performance. Subsequently, she studied on a part-time basis at Wigston College, where she was awarded the LCCI Private and Executive Secretary’s Diploma and the CIPD Certificate in Personnel Practice, for which she was awarded the title ‘Personnel and Management Student of the Year’. She has also completed an MA in The Country House: Art, History and Literature at the University of Leicester.