PA to School Dean (Business School)

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Edinburgh, City of Edinburgh (GB)
£21,814 - £25,941
06 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
26 Jan 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

PA to School Dean (Business School) - Full time, Permanent

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 support the Business School Dean, based at our Craiglockhart Campus. This crucial role will provide confidential PA and administration to the School Dean, undertaking a range of duties including proactively managing the Dean’s diary, effective record keeping, scheduling, and servicing of meeting, arranging travel and other procurement. The role may also provide an administrative service to the wider 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.

What we’re looking for

You will have demonstrable 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.

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 (£21,814 - £25,941) plus benefits   

Additional Information

Closing Date: 26/01/2022

Interview date TBC (held via Microsoft Teams)

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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