Assistant to the Provost

Richmond upon Thames, London (Greater) (GB)
07 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
27 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Salary range £24,000 - £30,000 per annum 
plus excellent benefits 

A highly organised Administrative Assistant with excellent communication skills and a genuine interest in developing a career in higher education is required to provide a broad range of administrative services to the Vice-Chancellor and Deputy Vice-Chancellor Academic of the University. Reporting directly to the Provost, main duties include diary management, arranging meetings, sending out agendas and papers and taking notes at meetings. Candidates will be required to quickly gain an understanding and interest in how the University operates and to assist in the smooth running of the Provost’s office.

This varied role requires commitment and the ability to build effective working relationships with colleagues at all levels in the University and with external contacts. A High level of accuracy and attention to detail are required, together with a flexible, problem-solving approach to work. Experience of updating and maintaining Share Point and/or web pages is desirable.

An undergraduate degree or equivalent working experience is required.
Richmond, The American International University in London is an independent, private university with dual American and British accreditation and US public charity status, delivering an education in the American liberal arts tradition. With two campuses in a five-acre site in Richmond Hill and Kensington in central London, and study centres in Florence, Rome and Leeds, the University has around 1,500 students from over 60 countries.
Candidates must have existing eligibility to live and work in the UK. An Basic level Disclosure and Barring Service check will be required for this position.
For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit: 

Closing date: 27 September 2018. 

Please submit an application online at ensuring you upload a current CV and covering letter, together with details of three recent work-related referees. 

Please note that while submitted applications will be acknowledged, we are unable to provide individual feedback to applicants.  


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