Executive Support Administrator

University of Reading - Chemistry Food & Pharmacy

The School of Chemistry, Food & Pharmacy seeks a highly motivated and professional Administrator to provide support for teaching, admissions and outreach, to take a lead in maintaining our web pages and social media presence and to work within our busy executive support team to provide an excellent level of administrative services for the School. The post holder will be expected to manage his/her workload effectively and work with limited day to day supervision although training and development opportunities will be provided.

You will have:

  • Excellent IT skills with a range of IT packages and systems
  • Familiarity with online processes, web based systems and standard office systems/procedures
  • Experience of minute taking/note-taking
  • Experience of project administration support
  • Experience of event organisation support
  • Education to A level standard or equivalent qualifications and/or experience
  • Some experience of working independently
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and meet deadlines
  • Ability to maintain administrative and financial records
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team goals

Informal contact details                                                      

Contact role: Executive Administrative Officer (School)       
Contact name: Maria Itta                                                      
Contact phone: 0118 378 8703                                            
Contact email: m.itta@reading.ac.uk                               

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role: Executive Administrative Officer (Pharmacy)
Contact name: Sandra Whitaker
Contact phone: 0118 378 4637
Contact email: s.e.whitaker@reading.ac.uk

Interview date: 9 October 2017

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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