STAFFORDSHIRE UNIVERSITY

Personal Assistant to the Director and SMT

Location
Stoke-on-Trent, Staffordshire
Posted
13 Sep 2017
End of advertisement period
20 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Personal Assistant to the Director and SMT
Employer Partnerships
Location:  Stoke campus
Salary:   £19,850 to £22,876 per annum
Tenure:  Full time Permanent, working 37 hours per week
Closing Date:   Wednesday 20 September 2017
Interview Date:   Tuesday 03 October 2017 
Reference:  EPR17-02

Staffordshire University are looking to appoint an experienced Personal Assistant for the Director of Employer Partnerships and the Senior Management. The successful applicant will have excellent organisational skills and be responsible for the provision of comprehensive, professional and confidential PA support. Key activities will include providing secretarial support for meetings, diary management, drafting correspondence, liaising with key stakeholders and the development and maintenance of key administrative systems.

You should have proven experience of providing Personal Assistant support and diary management at a senior level with the ability to organise complex travel and meeting schedules. Excellent interpersonal and communication skills are essential for this role, along with the ability to develop effective working relationships with a range of stakeholders. Attention to detail and experience of information/data management are also essential. You’ll know what it’s like to work in a busy office environment where your proactive initiative will enable you to support the team to provide exceptional service. The successful applicant will have a high level of computer literacy and have the ability to apply digital solutions to working practices.

This is an exciting time to join the organisation as we embed our strategy to become The Connected University’. With a presence across three main campus sites, we have recently invested over £40 million in campus transformation. At our main city campus in the heart of Stoke-on-Trent we are actively supporting the city’s bid to become City of Culture 2021 with the University embedded as its intellectual hub.  We continue to invest in our campus buildings and facilities with a focus on providing innovative, digitally led teaching spaces to enhance our students’ experience.