Administrative Assistant

Guildford, United Kingdom
£11,667 to £13,122 per annum pro rata
Monday, 8 July 2019
End of advertisement period
Monday, 22 July 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term, Maternity Cover
Part Time

Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences

Location: Guildford
Salary: £11,667 to £13,122 per annum pro rata
Post Type: Part Time, Fixed Term
Closing Date: Monday 22 July 2019
Interview Date: To be confirmed

The Department of Mechanical Engineering Sciences is seeking to recruit an Administrative Assistant on a part-time contract (0.5 FTE) for 18 hours per week covering Wednesday (am or pm), Thursday and Friday on a fixed term contract until March 2020. The successful candidate will be pro-active, enthusiastic and supportive whilst providing administrative support to the Department which is part of the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences.

Possessing excellent verbal and written communication skills, you will have previous experience of working in an administrative environment and ideally experience of working in the Higher Education Sector.  You will demonstrate excellent IT skills and the ability to work on your own initiative and under pressure. Good inter-personal skills and a flexible approach are essential together with accuracy and a keen eye for detail.

The Administrative Assistant will provide support to academic and research staff in the Department, manage enquiries and resource information effectively.  The candidate will also provide some administrative support to the Head of Department, the Director of Learning and Teaching and work together with the Departmental Administrator to perform and undertake general tasks as they arise to maintain the smooth running of the Department.

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