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Administration and Undergraduate Assistant

An exciting opportunity has arisen within the Department of Politics and International Studies (POLIS) for a dynamic and enthusiastic individual to join as the Administration and Undergraduate Assistant.

Duties will include supporting the Undergraduate Coordinator with the administration of approximately 22 POLIS papers, being the first point of contact for all related queries as well as supporting the academic staff and Director of the Undergraduate Education.

It will incorporate such tasks collating information for student handbooks, assisting with timetabling, updating Moodle sites and Department mailing lists, providing examination support and keeping up to date and accurate records. This post will also be responsible for arranging meetings and room bookings, catering, ordering office equipment and will contribute to the general smooth running of the Department. With excellent communication skills, the role-holder will deal with a wide range of people including applicants, staff, students and alumni.

This is a great opportunity for an individual looking to increase their administrative experience and excel in a role that requires exposure to both commercial and academic environments.

Click the 'Apply' button below to register an account with our recruitment system (if you have not already) and apply online.

The closing date for applications is Sunday 04 June 2023.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Department Administrator, Ellie Gilbert, via email:

Please quote reference UE36583 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

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

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