Faculty Central (Arts and Humanities)
Location: Avenue Campus
Salary: £25,742 to £28,759 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date: Monday 11 December 2023
Interview Date: To be confirmed
The Faculty of Arts & Humanities is looking to recruit an Administrative Officer to join the Faculty Enterprise Team which supports our Pre-Sessional and Lifelong Learning programmes. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a contributory pension scheme, a generous holiday allowance which increases with the length of service and a range of other benefits. Please note, this post will be based at the Avenue Campus.
The Faculty Enterprise Team act as a first point of contact for educational matters and support aspects of the Pre-Sessional and Lifelong Learning student lifecycle from application through to completion and award, including maintenance of application and student records and support for all assessment-related processes.
You will work closely with the Admissions Team Leader, the Administration & Assessment Team Leader, Senior Admin Officer, and key academic staff, as well as colleagues across the faculty and the wider University, to ensure effective and professional support for all aspects of the team’s activities.
You will also have excellent IT skills, planning and organisational skills, initiative, ability to work well under pressure and be able to prioritise varied workloads. Excellent communication and interpersonal skills are required, as is a commitment to providing excellent customer service, flexibility and being receptive to new ideas and approaches. You must be a competent user of Microsoft Office, particularly Word, Excel, and Outlook.
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 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.
We want to build a diverse and inclusive workplace, so if you are excited about this opportunity but don’t align perfectly with the person specification, we strongly encourage you to still apply or get in touch to discuss further.
Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We consider 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 £25,742 and will increment annually.
If you would like to informally discuss the post, please contact Andy King, Head of Taught Programme Administration (email: A.S.King@soton.ac.uk).