Administrator, Continuing Professional Development Team

York, United Kingdom
£19,612 to £21,236 per annum pro rata
Tuesday, 1 October 2019
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Tuesday, 15 October 2019
Full Time

Department: The Advantage
Salary: £19,612 to £21,236 per annum pro rata   Temporary to cover maternity leave up to 5 months
Closing Date: Tuesday 15 October 2019 at midnight
Interview Date: Monday 04 November 2019  

The Role

Salary - £19,612 to £21,236 per annum (pro rata)

Fixed term contract - up to 5 months

Location - York 

Situated in the heart of the vibrant, historic city of York, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished education provider, with 2016 marking our 175th anniversary. Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environment, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

We are looking for an efficient, proactive and customer-focused administrator to join our Continuing Professional Development Team (known as The Advantage). The Advantage Team are responsible for the provision of professional training and development, consultancy and personal interest courses for the University, which are delivered both on campus and for various organisations across the country. Please click here to visit our website for more information about The Advantage.  Please also visit our Twitter account to learn about what we are currently working on. 

This role will undertake the administration procedures required to set up courses, and will provide administrative assistance to both internal and external staff and facilitators. In this role you will actively be involved in marketing and promoting courses, as well as the smooth running of preparation leading up to a course taking place. You will have a broad range of administrative experience, including dealing with enquiries and setting up and improving systems and processes. As well as having attention to detail and excellent interpersonal skills, you will be customer-focused with a commitment to ensuring an excellent experience for students, delegates and external clients.

If you have a sound administrative background in higher education or similar organisations, with a strong customer focus, and a ‘can do’ attitude, we’d love to hear from you

This is a fixed term post (up to 5 months) covering a period of maternity leave. The working hours are part time (18.5 hours per week) over 2.5 days.  We are looking for candidates to start in the role from the beginning of December.

In addition to a competitive salary and the opportunity to work at our beautiful campus in the heart of York, YSJ employees enjoy access to a superb range of benefits including –

  • Generous annual leave entitlement (plus additional leave days during our Christmas closure period)
  • Pension scheme
  • Health cash plan
  • Training and development
  • Discounts at a wide range of high street brands and local companies, including shops, cinemas and gyms.

We welcome all applicants and particularly people from minority ethnic backgrounds as they are underrepresented within the university. 

As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements.

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date - Tuesday 15 October 2019 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date - Monday 04 November 2019

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