University of Essex - Academic Section

The Department

Are you committed to student focused services? If you are efficient and well organised with the ability to think creatively and have experience of administrative and support processes, we want you to join our team.

The Role and Duties

This is an 11 month fixed term post covering a secondment, helping us to develop and enhance the operational support services we provide. Our team of administrative professionals provide support to the delivery of a wide range of specialist advice services for our students and colleagues across the University. You will be managing enquiries, providing information and initial responses, as well delivering high quality administrative and process support for the functions and projects managed by our Student Support teams, contributing to the continuous improvement of our systems and processes.

Qualifications and skills required

You will have a high level of accuracy, attention to detail and the ability to respond positively to rapid change as well as demonstrating supportive and effective interpersonal and administrative skills and the ability to act with discretion and maintain confidentiality.

You will have an ability to establish positive working relationships across teams and with a wide range of colleagues.

5 GCSEs (grades A-C) or equivalent, including English Language and Mathematics are essential.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here.

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