Talent Development Centre Assistant Administrator

University of Essex - Academic Section

Talent Development Centre

The University is committed to providing a supportive and transformational study environment for its students at all levels of learning. To further this aim, the Talent Development Centre (TDC) provides academic skills support through teaching, workshop provision and one-to-one advice sessions.

The Role and the Person

The Talent Development Centre Assistant Administrator provides support for the TDC Manager and Administrator in particular during peak times.

The successful candidate will provide basic administrative support towards the running of TDC modules, workshops and Helpdesk functions. You will contribute to effective communication and engagement within a culture of strong partnership, working with staff in the TDC and across the whole university. You will also contribute to a culture of excellence in service delivery and sharing of best practice.

Hours of work: This is a 0.2 FTE post and we are seeking applicants willing to work to an annualised contract (i.e. completing workload commitments over busy term time periods).  See jobpack for further information.

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 also have recent administrative experience in a customer-oriented environment, including provision of appropriate face-to-face advice to customers from diverse backgrounds.

Applicants should possess a minimum of 5 GCSE passes, including English Language and Mathematics and recent experience of working in a relevant administrative environment. The ability to work well as an individual as well as part of a team, to work accurately and remain calm under pressure 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.

Our website http://www.essex.ac.uk  contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874693 / 873521.

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