Higher Education Outreach Network, Administrative Assistant

Guildford, United Kingdom
£23,334 to £26,243 per annum
29 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
14 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Widening Participation and Outreach

Location:      Guildford
Salary:      £23,334 to £26,243 per annum
Fixed Term (Contract End Date 31/07/2019)
Post Type:      Full Time
Closing Date:      Friday 14 December 2018
Interview Date:      Friday 11 January 2019

An opportunity has arisen for a full time fixed term appointment in the HEON (Higher Education Outreach Network) team within the Widening Participation and Outreach Department.   

HEON is a partnership working across Surrey and North East Hampshire as part of the National Collaborative Outreach Programme (NCOP). HEON delivers collaborative outreach to students from Years 9 -13 within certain wards who have low progression rates into Higher Education, providing them with impartial information, advice and guidance.   

The Administrative Assistant will be responsible for supporting the HEON Team in a range of administrative functions, including maintaining financial databases, spreadsheets, web pages, invoicing and payments. They will also support with event organisation and administrative elements of delivering outreach work, including liaising with colleagues, schools and members of the wider community. The Administrative Assistant will be required to adopt a flexible and proactive approach to dealing with varying needs of the team and the partnership and be able to prioritise effectively and manage their time well in order to meet various deadlines. They will have a good general level of education and familiarity with Microsoft Office, including Word, Outlook, Excel, Mail Merge and PowerPoint plus systems supporting finance/budget management and websites.   

A flexible team worker with good communication skills, they will have excellent attention to detail, and the ability to work with limited supervision on a variety of tasks.   

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 10th in The Times Higher Education Table of Tables for UK universities in 2017, and we are the recipient of four Queen’s Anniversary Prizes.  

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. The benefits package includes a pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renowned Surrey Sports Park.

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