Administrative Assistant

Guildford, United Kingdom
£23,334 to £26,243 per annum plus benefits
29 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
12 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Physics

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £23,334 to £26,243 per annum plus benefits
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Monday 12 November 2018
Interview Date:      To be confirmed

An opportunity has arisen in the Department of Physics for a pro-active, self-motivated and highly organised individual to join our administrative team supporting staff and students within the Department.

The post holder will require excellent organisational skills and the ability to effectively manage changing demands in a busy, front-facing office. Alongside providing pro-active support to our postgraduate students and academic staff, you will act as the first point of contact for enquires to the Department, dealing with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.

You should have previous administration experience, alongside good communication and interpersonal skills, and the ability to provide strong administrative support. Experience of using Microsoft Office is essential. Ideally you should also have some knowledge and understanding of systems such as Agresso (finance) and SITS (student administration), and web-page management, although training and support will be provided.

You will be expected to work within and contribute to a small but busy team, and also work on your own initiative, having an adaptable and flexible attitude.

Informal enquiries are welcome and may be made to Joanna Moore (Dept. Administrator) on 01483 689421 or

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. We are ranked in the top 10 in the Guardian University Guide 2018.

In addition to your salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement, pension provision and excellent development opportunities. Our benefits package also includes an exclusive discounted membership package to the Surrey Sports Park and an on-site Nursery.

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