Personal Assistant to the Dean of the School of Dentistry

7 days left

Leeds, United Kingdom
£27,511 to £32,817 p.a. pro rata
Friday, 17 July 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 13 August 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Are you looking for a challenging and varied role supporting a senior leader in Higher Education? Do you have substantial experience as a PA at a senior level in a complex organisation? Are you able to work with a high level of initiative with problem solving skills and the ability to communicate effectively with a range of stakeholders?

This is a challenging and diverse role where your interpersonal and organisational skills will contribute to the smooth-running of the School. You will be responsible for co-ordinating the work of the Dean’s Office and be the link to the Faculty Office as well as demonstrating excellent team leader skills.

As the first point of contact for the Dean of the School, you will co-ordinate and provide high quality, comprehensive and flexible personal assistance and administrative support to the Dean. Together with the servicing of Executive committee meetings and School / Faculty-wide events, you will be expected to work closely with members of the School Executive Committee, the Senior Management Team and colleagues across the School, Leeds Dental Institute, the Faculty and wider University.

You will demonstrate excellent administrative skills gained at a senior level, a high level of initiative and problem solving skills with the ability to work in a challenging, busy and confidential work environment. You will have experience of working in a customer focused environment; you will possess a high level of accuracy, proof reading skills and have excellent attention to detail. The ability to multi-task and co-ordinate activities effectively is also essential to the successful operation of this role. This is a post that spans the activities of the School / Faculty of Medicine & Health and will appeal if you are looking for a challenging and varied role.

To explore the role further or for any queries you may have, please contact:

Mrs Claire Godfrey, Business Manager, School of Dentistry

Tel: +44 (0)113 3436168, Email:

The University of Leeds is committed to providing equal opportunities for all and offers a range of family friendly policies. The University is a charter member of Athena SWAN and holds the Bronze award. The School of Dentistry holds a Silver Award. We are committed to being an inclusive school that values all staff, and we are happy to consider job share applications and requests for flexible working arrangements from our employees.

Location: Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service: Faculty of Medicine & Health
School/Institute: School of Dentistry
Category: Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade: Grade 6
Salary: £27,511 to £32,817 p.a. pro rata
Working Time: 100% full time equivalent
Post Type: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed Term (Fixed term maternity cover for up to 1 year)
Closing Date: Thursday 13 August 2020
Reference: MHDEN1173
Downloads: Candidate Brief  

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