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Graduate Office Assistant

The Department of Land Economy is looking for someone to work full time in the Graduate Office providing support for the MPhil and PhD admissions process and other day-to-day MPhil and PhD administration, including examinations. Reporting to the Graduate Secretary, you will undertake a wide variety of tasks from the initial point of enquiry through application, and admission, to the final examination, including support to students and academic staff throughout these processes. This is a busy and demanding position requiring the ability to deal with a varied and large workload prioritising and showing flexibility to changing circumstance; to use initiative and judgment in a range of circumstances; to work under pressure to meet deadlines and have excellent organisational skills and demonstrate a high level of accuracy and attention to detail.

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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.

The closing date for applications is 28th February 2018 with interviews expected in the first week of March 2018. If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact the Administrative Officer, Sam Coulson (

Please quote reference JP14678 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

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