Administrative Officer

Southampton, United Kingdom
£22,149 to £25,642
22 Nov 2022
End of advertisement period
05 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

Student & Education Services

Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £22,149 to £25,642
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 05 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2070422AJ

Student and Education Services is one of the largest Professional Services departments in the University, compromised of a diverse range of teams who share the same passion for enhancing our students' experiences and supporting their wellbeing. We are looking to recruit six Administrative Officers to join the Administration and Assessment Team in the Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences and the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a contributory pension scheme, a generous holiday allowance which increase with length of service and a range of other benefits.

The Administration and Assessment teams act as a first point of contact for educational matters and support aspects of the student lifecycle from induction through to graduation, including maintenance of student records and support for all assessment related processes. You will work closely with the Senior Administrative Officer to ensure effective and professional support for all processes. You will liaise with academic staff and other colleagues across Student and Education Services.

You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively. You will be patient, friendly, well organised and adaptable, taking a positive and proactive approach to managing a busy workload. Excellent communication, organisational and inter-personal skills are required, as is a commitment to providing an excellent service. You will be a proficient user of Microsoft Office and have experience of using databases to input, maintain, manipulate and interpret data.

These are entry level roles in higher education administration that would suit an individual in the earlier stages of their career, or an individual with relevant experience, seeking to make a career change into the higher education sector.

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world. We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants who have taken a career break.

The salary range provides an indication of the incremental progression in the role. The starting salary for a full-time post will be £22,149 and will increment annually.

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sian Gale (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750 or email Please quote reference 2070422AJ on all correspondence. 

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