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Current vacancies in the Department

Undergraduate Administrator [Temporary Cover] (Maternity Cover)

Salary: £25,728-£29,799.

The Department of Geography wishes to appoint a suitably qualified individual to provide maternity cover for the role of Undergraduate Administrator from around 5 February 2018. The post is available for one year or until the return of the current post-holder, whichever is sooner.

This post would be suitable as an internal secondment opportunity. If you wish to pursue this opportunity as a secondment, please discuss this with your line manager before applying.

This role provides administrative support to the Director and Assistant Directors of Undergraduate Studies, Chair of the Undergraduate Teaching Committee, Chair of the Staff/Student Committee and Chairs of the two Examination Boards in overseeing all aspects of the departmental undergraduate teaching and examining programmes.

The successful candidate will have previous administrative experience, preferably in an educational environment, excellent organisational skills, a proven ability to work proactively and both autonomously and in collaboration with others. Educated to at least A Level standard, they will need a good level of oral and written communication skills, diplomacy, tact and the ability to deal with a range of people at all levels, together with good ICT and keyboard skills, competence in using MS Office applications, and experience of committee support and minute-taking.

For more information about the role and the knowledge, skills and experience required, please follow the Further Information link below.

Maternity cover: This post is fixed-term for 12 months or the return of the post holder, whichever is the earlier.

To apply online for this vacancy, please click on the 'Apply' button on the University's jobs site page. This will route you to the University's Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Full contact details of two referees are required.

Please quote reference LC13725 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.


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