Personal Assistant to the Dean of Arts and Creative Industries

Edinburgh, United Kingdom
£21,814 - £25,941
06 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
17 Feb 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Application closing date: 17/02/2020
Salary: £21,814 - £25,941
Package: Plus excellent benefits

Job description

Further your career in administration with Edinburgh Napier University

Based in the heart of Scotland's historic and culturally rich capital city, Edinburgh Napier University is a forward thinking institution home to forward-thinking people, inspired by the world around them. With over 19,500 students and 1500 staff, Edinburgh Napier University is a leading, modern university with a reputation and impact that stretches far beyond our shores. We are an inclusive University with strong links to industry and are clear that it is our 'applied' focus that sets us apart. It is an exciting place to work with a clear growth agenda.

The role

We are currently recruiting for a PA to the Dean of the School of Arts and Creative Industries. This crucial role will provide confidential PA and administrative support to the Dean, undertaking a range of duties including proactively managing the Dean's diary, effective record keeping, scheduling and servicing of meetings, arranging travel and supporting the Dean in all aspects of her work. The role will also provide an administrative service to key senior members of the School leadership team in support of the School's strategic objectives. The PA will liaise with a range of stakeholders including senior figures from external institutions as well as senior leaders across the university.

This role will be based at our Merchiston campus.

What we're looking for

You will have demonstrable secretarial or PA experience from within a busy office environment, within the higher education sector would be beneficial but is not essential. You will be experienced in balancing competing demands and priorities and supporting more than one senior executive. Qualified with an HND or equivalent you will be able to work within a fast paced environment managing and organising your workload as appropriate. You will have excellent communication skills and be able to build stakeholder relationships across a range of sectors and disciplines.

Please see the full job description here

Benefits we offer

In return, we offer a great working environment where we support ambition, recognise achievement and offer an attractive benefits package. This includes a generous pension scheme, professional development opportunities, discounted access to onsite sports facilities and a wide range of other staff discounts.

Salary - Grade 3 (GBP 21,814 - GBP 25,941) plus benefits

Further information regarding our excellent benefits can be viewed here.

Additional Information

  • Closing date: 17 February 2020 (midnight GMT)
  • Interview date: 25 February 2020.

The University is committed to inclusion, demonstrated through our work in respect of our diversity awards and accreditations (Advance HE's Athena SWAN Charter) and holds Disability Confident, Carer Positive and Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champion status. More details can be found here.

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