Academic Assistant

University of Oxford - Mathematical Institute

Andrew Wiles Building
Radcliffe Observatory Quarter
Woodstock Road

The Mathematical Institute is looking for an enthusiastic individual with excellent organisational skills to provide administrative support for student administration within its academic administration team. This permanent position provides an exciting opportunity for someone wishing to develop a career in academic administration in a large and internationally renowned department within the University of Oxford.

The postholder will provide administrative support in student administration using their initiative in order to deal with varied and complex queries, in order to collect and present information on a variety of matters, and in order to set up and maintain appropriate record-keeping systems. The postholder will be expected to work with minimum supervision, and prioritise competing demands effectively.

The postholder must have a good understanding of general administrative practices and procedures and have the flexibility and ability to balance and prioritise their workload in order to meet deadlines. Good IT skills are essential as are excellent communication and interpersonal skills. Previous experience of administration of educational programmes is desirable but not essential.

Please direct informal enquiries to the Administrative Assistant quoting vacancy reference 130460.

Applicants should read the job description document before writing their application. You will be required to upload a supporting statement, setting out how you meet the selection criteria, a curriculum vitae and the names and contact details of two referees as part of your online application.

Only applications received before 12.00 noon on Monday 25 September 2017 can be considered.

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