Personal Assistant and Administration officer

University of Surrey - Library & Learning Support Services

The University of Surrey has a vacancy for a Personal Assistant and Administration Officer.

Working in the department of Library and Learning Support Services (LLSS) you will provide high level administrative support  and personal assistance to the Director of LLSS and, on occasions, to other members of the Senior Management Team. You will support the Director through management of a complex calendar and schedules for meetings, the compilation and preparation of documents and the coordination of contributions to University planning and reporting processes.  

In addition you will have oversight of a variety of central administrative services delivered to the department, including human resource processes and admin related financial activities. You will support and enhance internal communication within the department and you will assist in the management and coordination of departmental projects.   

You will be assisted in these responsibilities by a Departmental Assistant and Office Coordinator for whom you will have line-management responsibility.

LLSS is a vibrant department, very much at the heart of University activity.  We are looking for a self-motivated  and flexible individual, qualified to degree level or with significant relevant experience, who has excellent organisational, interpersonal, IT and communication skills and who will enjoy working in a dynamic and highly customer-focussed environment.  

The University of Surrey is amongst the highest achieving universities in the United Kingdom, having been awarded the Times/ Sunday Times University of the Year Award for 2016. Ranked 4th in The Guardian league table for 2017, 11th in the complete University guide and the recipient of three Queen’s Anniversary Prizes. This has positioned Surrey for even greater success in the future.

In addition to salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renown Surrey Sports Park.

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