Senior Business Support Assistant
Accommodation & Commercial Services
Grade 3 (£17,079-£18,688 (per annum/pro-rata)
This post is part time (17.5 hours) and fixed term for 12 months.
The Estates and Facilities Directorate provides a number of essential services to Durham University and is responsible for managing, maintaining and developing the infrastructure and building fabric across the estate.
It is an exciting time to join the team, as we are currently in Phase One of a three-phase programme, running until 2027, to deliver a new estate; supporting the University’s overarching strategy, with the design and construction of new teaching, leisure and accommodation facilities, alongside the repair and refurbishments to the existing infrastructure and buildings.
Working at the University provides a wide-range of benefits, including but not limited to: generous pension plans, a pay and grading structure which supports career progression, generous annual leave and customary days. Further information can be found on the additional information as part of this advert.
The Business Support team provides a range of administrative functions essential to the successful operation of the wider-Estates and Facilities Directorate in the delivery of the ambitious Estates Strategy.
The Senior Business Support Assistant will provide comprehensive administrative support to a range of teams, including, but not limited to: Estates Operations; Health and Safety; Space Management; Projects and Infrastructure; Event Durham; Housekeeping, Cleaning and General Services; Reception Helpdesk; etc.
This vacancy is for a 12-month, fixed-term appointment on a job-share arrangement working 17.5 hours per week (primarily Wednesday afternoon, full days Thursday and Friday; however, there may be an ad-hoc requirement for flexibility in working hours, to meet business needs).
How to apply
We prefer to receive applications online.
What you are required to submit
- A CV
- A covering letter which details your experience, strengths and potential in the requirements set out above
- The separate Application Evidence Matrix document completing the evidence for the criteria highlighted in BOLD font and submit this alongside your other application material. Criteria not marked in bold are also essential to the role but will be assessed from the CV, covering letter or interview.
For external applicants, when evidencing the Realising Your Potential Behaviour Approach elements of the grid, please use examples from your current/previous organisations in instances where the ‘University’ is referenced.
Please ensure that you submit all documentation listed above or your application cannot proceed to the next stage.
Closes midday on : 09-Aug-2019