Executive Assistant 

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£27,498 - £33,420 per annum
21 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
19 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Student and Library Services

Executive Assistant 
Ref SLS17/21

Full Time 37 hours per week 
Location: Newcastle upon Tyne 

Salary:    £27,498 - £33,420 per annum 

Student and Library Services is Northumbria’s student-facing service, delivering a comprehensive and customer service excellent range of professional support including Ask4Help, Careers and Employment, Student Progress, Student Support and Wellbeing, and the University Library. Student and Library Services provide face to face support in Student Central – an exciting new campus development – and online via the University’s new student portal and customer-relationship management system. Ask4Help are the University’s student-facing single point of contact for access to all services.

This is an exciting opportunity for an experienced Executive Assistant to provide professional support to the Director of Student and Library Services and the Service Senior Leadership Team. 

You must have experience of providing support to senior executives including preparing reports and briefing papers for executive boards and committees. You will be able to take accurate notes of meetings, have strong IT skills and have a good understanding of current administrative systems and office practices.

You will be able to explore and review the support needs of the Director and the Senior Leadership Team and adapt the service accordingly.  Your ability to work on your own initiative is essential and will include prioritising, analysing and organising incoming work. Exemplary interpersonal and communication skills are fundamental to success in this role and experience of developing and maintaining strong working relationships is essential.  You must have substantial recent, professional administrative and secretarial experience, including the maintenance and management of a complex diary system.

With our vibrant and friendly atmosphere on campus, we will make you feel right at home and you will have access to excellent benefits and rewards.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Tina Hannant, Business Manager for Student and Library Services on +44 (0)191 349 5702 or . Please note the University is closed from 22nd December until 2nd January.

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Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN (Bronze) award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality.

Closing Date:    19/01/2018            
Selection Date:      09/02/2018