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School Office Administrator (Fixed Term)

The purpose of the role is to provide a proactive and flexible secretarial and administrative support to the School Office.

Duties include: providing general secretarial support, including electronic diary management to the Head of School and other members of the senior team; producing agenda and minutes of meetings; monitoring School email and handling as appropriate and agreed; planning and arranging meetings and events; maintaining office procedures and electronic filing; monitoring the School twitter account and tweeting/re-tweeting to agreed guidelines; updating school webpages (training provided); supporting recruitment and induction of new staff; ordering office supplies and maintaining records of expenditure and commitments.

You will need to be educated to A level standard or equivalent, with GCSE or equivalent in English Language and Mathematics. A high level of responsibility, organisational and good IT skills are required.

Funding for this post is available until 31 August 2018, or the return of the post holder, whichever is the sooner.

Applications are welcome from internal candidates wishing to take up the post on a secondment basis.

Further information is available via the link below.

If you have any technical difficulties submitting your online application, please contact the Academic Division's recruitment team (email:

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 AK13152 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing Date: Wednesday 21 March 2018

Interviews: Week commencing Monday 26 March 2018

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

Further information

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