Administrative Assistant - 89943

University of Strathclyde - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences

FTE: 1.0 (35 hours/week)
Term: Open Contract
Closing date: 02/10/2017

A post has arisen in the Dean’s Office in the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences for an Administrative Assistant who will work closely with the Executive Assistant to support the work of the Deanery team, service key executive committees and prepare papers/documents as required.

In the Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences, the support structure is centrally managed and the Faculty Senior Officers co-located. HaSS provides a centrally located management structure for all of the committees of the Faculty and for all of the Senior Managers. The gap in the current structure is for an individual who can provide integrated strategic and planned administrative support of Faculty Management.

An excellent communicator and an independent thinker, the Administrative Assistant will provide high level administrative support to the Dean’s Office and contribute as part of a team in a way that enhances the Faculty’s internal and external efficiency, effectiveness and reputation.

The post holder will work closely with the Executive Assistant to service the Faculty Committees and Working Groups. The main function of the post will be to develop agendas for discussion with senior colleagues, collating papers and producing formal minutes. The post holder will also require proficient diary skills in order to manage several diaries and mailboxes.

Informal enquiries about the post can be directed to Lisa Kavanagh, Executive Assistant, Email:

Formal interviews for this post will be held on Wednesday, 11 October 2017.

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