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Teaching and Graduate Administration Assistant (Maternity Cover)

Applications are invited for Teaching and Graduate Administration Assistant Maternity Cover position to work in the Teaching and Graduate Office of Department of Zoology.

Zoology is a large, centrally-located Department. The Department has the highest standards in research and teaching, combined with a friendly and supportive work environment. The Teaching and Graduate Office of the Department supports the strategic and operational responsibilities of the Deputy Head of Department and the Chair of the Departmental Graduate Education Committee to assist a very large number of students, lecturers and examiners.

In this important role, you will provide support to academics, undergraduate and graduate students and assistant staff, to help ensure that all aspects of undergraduate and graduate administration in the Department run smoothly throughout the year.

We are looking for a well-organized person with great communication skills and previous office/administrative experience who can work with a high degree of accuracy, often to tight deadlines.

Maternity cover: The post is available from 1 May 2017 or soon after for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

Secondment applications from internal candidates are welcomed.

Once an offer of employment has been accepted, the successful candidate will be required to undergo a health assessment.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button below. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Please quote reference PF11641 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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