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Administrator

Employer
UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON
Location
Southampton, United Kingdom
Salary
£25,742 to £28,759 Per annum
Closing date
31 May 2024

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Faculty Central (Arts and Humanities)

Location:  Avenue Campus
Salary:   £25,742 to £28,759 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 31 May 2024
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2719524NX

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and proactive administrator to join the Faculty of Arts and Humanities' Operating Service.

About the role

We are a collegiate team which work with a range of Academic and Professional Service colleagues to provide high level administrative support. As a member of our busy and engaged administrative team, you will deliver a thoughtful, pro-active, and efficient service.  To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Relevant experience and success in similar work in administration
  • Up-to-date MS Office skills, including Outlook, Excel, Word, SharePoint
  • Ability to independently organise activities and events (plus schedules, diaries, meeting arrangements, etc), whilst prioritising a conflicting workload
  • Ability to use own initiative and suggest and implement practical and effective solutions
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills and experience in taking meeting minutes
  • Ability to work occasional evenings and weekends

 Desirable skills:

  • RSA II word-processing, or equivalent level of skill or qualification
  • Experience of monitoring a small scale budget (e.g. stationery)

 In return we offer:

  • A contributory pension scheme
  • Generous annual leave provision, plus 8 bank holidays and 6 additional holidays (closure days)
  • Subsidised health and fitness facilities on-site; cycle to work scheme
  • A range of discounts which include restaurants, retail outlets and entertainment
  • For more benefits, please visit our Human Resources page

 About the University and Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Ranked in the global top 100 and a founding member of the Russell Group, the University of Southampton is a research-driven institution, home to some of the world’s leading minds, expanding our knowledge, and passing it on to future generations. We are committed to building an inclusive and diverse culture at the University and creating an environment where people can balance successful careers with their commitments and interests outside of work. Our flexible working practices, including a hybrid working model, support our belief that this balance brings long-lasting benefits for our institution as well as our people.

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities draws together a wide range of disciplines into two high-performing schools across several locations in the cities of Southampton and Winchester. The Faculty is recognised nationally and internationally for its sector-leading research, education, knowledge exchange and enterprise which, when combined, create a unique environment for the successful development of more than 2,500 undergraduates.

The School of Humanities is passionate about investigating what makes us human, from literature, language and music, to history, film and philosophical debate. Their research and education spans many disciplines, most of which are ranked in the top 10 across British universities.

The Faculty Operating Service (FOS) works in partnership with the academic community, other professional services and the wider University to support Faculties across the triple helix of education, research and enterprise to achieve ground-breaking research and deliver an outstanding student experience. The FOS team is the integral and embedded professional service directly involved in running and maintaining the Faculty and is key to driving continual improvements and ensuring best practice.

If you would like to discuss the role in more detail, please contact Lisa Bryan via L.Bryan@soton.ac.uk 

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