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Departmental Officer

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF EAST LONDON
Location
Docklands, United Kingdom
Salary
£33,661 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Closing date
16 Oct 2023

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Location: Docklands Campus
Salary: starting from £33,661 per annum inclusive of London Weighting
Post Type:  Full Time
Post Type:  Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 16 October 2023
Reference: 2460-23-PS

University of East London

We’re the University of East London (UEL) founded in 1898 and proud to change lives through education. Our goal is to advance industry 5.0 careers-first education and provide a clear path to the jobs and opportunities of the future. We’re committed to driving diversity in the 5.0 talent pipeline, working in partnership to promote talent wherever it is found and crafting a balanced, inclusive, and green future.

But we can't achieve this goal alone. We need forward-thinking, innovative, and curious individuals like you to join our community and help us craft our future. As part of our team, you'll have the opportunity to work with a diverse range of people who share your passion for creating positive change. We’re an inclusive and welcoming community that is constantly moving forward, never satisfied with the status quo.

About the Job

The post of Departmental Officer has become available within the School of Architecture, Computing and Engineering. Based in our school office team, you will provide administrative support to our departments of Architecture & Visual Arts, Computer Science & Digital Technologies and Engineering & Construction.

You will provide high-quality, proactive administrative support and excellent customer service to both staff and students to ensure an exceptional student experience. Tasks include support for department activities, financial administration, local level recruitment support, committee administration, travel arrangement, events, communications etc.

About You

You will have previous administrative experience of working in a busy, customer-focused environment. You will have excellent communication, organizational and customer-service skills and enjoy working in a collaborative environment as part of a team.

Benefits Package

Here at UEL we understand it’s about more than just a salary. It’s about the entire package on offer along with our outstanding work environment and inclusive culture. We know the market rates for this vacancy and will offer a genuinely competitive salary dependent on experience.

We care deeply about your wellbeing and our benefits includes: 20% pension (4% from you, 16% from us), 25 days holiday (plus 3 days closure over Christmas) plus bank holidays, hybrid working for most positions, and we’re always open to consider flexible working arrangements. We have a shared success bonus of £4,250 pa, subsidised gym membership, 3 times base salary life assurance, a cashback healthcare scheme and wide variety of other generous benefits including discounts on; Apple and Samsung products, holidays, clothing, fitness, lifestyle, dining out and weekly shopping.

Equal Opportunities

UEL is an inclusive equal opportunities employer and are proud of our Equality, Diversity and Inclusivity achievements, including: zero gender pay gap, members of Stonewall and have won Athena Swan awards. We expect all employees of UEL to accept our EDI policy and will not tolerate discrimination in any form.

We're a disability confident employer and value all applications. Please let us know if you require any reasonable accommodations throughout the recruitment process.

To discuss the role further or for informal enquiries, please contact Habiba Jahan, School Business Manager, at H.jahan@uel.ac.uk

As this role is not on the government's eligible occupations list, we are unable to offer a certificate of sponsorship. Therefore, any offer provided to the successful candidate will be on the condition that you either have or are able to independently obtain the right to work in the UK.

Further details:    Job Description & Person Specification     Job Description & Person Specification    

To contact the recruitment team please phone +44 20 8223 3000 x 4600 or e-mail hrhub@uel.ac.uk

CVs without a completed application form will not be accepted.

At UEL we are committed to working together to build a community which values diversity in both our staff and student populations, is representative and inclusive, enabling all to progress and thrive.

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