Administrative Officer, Placements

Guildford, United Kingdom
£23,334 per annum
15 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
28 Sep 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Student Services & Administration

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £23,334 per annum  
Fixed Term (contract end date 18/04/2019)
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 14 September 2018
Closing Date:  Friday 28 September 2018
Interview Date:  To be confirmed
Reference:  073118

Student Services & Administration is seeking a motivated individual to join the Faculty of Health and Medical Sciences Student Services Team based on the Manor Park campus, within the School of Veterinary Medicine.

With the University having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016, the posts represent an excellent opportunity for those wishing to develop a career in Higher Education at one of the UK's top Universities.

You will work closely with your Line Manager, and academic and administrative staff across the Faculty and central University services, in order to deliver a high quality and efficient service across a range of administration tasks, providing excellent administrative support and key activities will include day to day handling of student enquiries, maintaining student and placement information and supporting academic staff in the organisation of the students’ programme.

This position will require assuming responsibility for administering aspects of the students’ placements. The successful candidate will therefore need to be able to demonstrate a strong customer focus and understanding of what students and staff need, computing skills and with the ability to work to a high level of accuracy. The role will require excellent interpersonal and organisational ability. You will need to be adaptable to different situations and should be well organised and methodical in your approach.

Relevant administrative experience would be a distinct advantage. Excellent IT skills, particularly in MS Office packages, and familiarity with databases would be beneficial. Accuracy and attention to detail and a proactive approach to different groups of customers is essential.

In addition to a competitive salary you will receive 32 days annual leave/closure days and a great benefits package including pension and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

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