Assistant Governance Officer

Bristol, United Kingdom
£29,515 - £33,199 per annum
03 Dec 2018
End of advertisement period
11 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Part Time

Division/School Governance and Executive Support
Contract type Open Ended
Working pattern Part time
Salary £29,515 - £33,199 per annum
Closing date for applications 11-Dec-2018

The University Governance team is looking for an Assistant Governance Officer. This is an exciting opportunity to work with and alongside the senior team to ensure that the University’s academic and executive decision-making bodies operate professionally and effectively. This is a high-profile role, working with members of high-level academic and executive decision-making bodies to oversee the constitutional operation of the University as a whole.

Set within a broader team that encompasses Strategy, Planning and Change, the role primarily involves servicing key University committees and governance meetings by collating and finalising agendas and other papers, taking minutes and progressing actions as appropriate. The role also involves assisting with the coordination of key University processes such as Divisional and School Reviews.

The successful candidate will feel confident in both servicing committees and managing meetings and be able to manage and prioritise a varied workload. He/she will have exceptional attention to detail and ensure that all tasks are completed to agreed deadlines and procedures. He/she will be able to communicate effectively and to build productive working relationships with key governance contacts, to provide governance support and advice as appropriate.

Experience of professional administration and governance within a higher education institution, or another complex organisation, would be an advantage but is not essential.

For informal enquiries please contact Shana Johnson or Lucy Barling, Deputy Head of Governance:
Tel: +44 (0) 117 42 83170 (internal: 83170)
+44 (0) 117 42 83169 (internal: 83169)

We appreciate and value difference, seeking to attract, develop and retain a diverse mix of talented people that will contribute to the overall success of Bristol and help maintain our position as one of the world’s leading universities.

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