Executive Assistant, 1.0FTE

University of Cumbria - Vice Chancellor's Office

The multi-award winning University of Cumbria is a wonderful blend of old and new, founded on a rich educational history with institutions dating back more than 150 years.  

Having recently celebrated our 10th anniversary, we have a fast growing research reputation, increasing profile and place alongside national and international employers as well as multi-million-pound campus investments and exciting ambitions for the future.

The Vice Chancellor’s Office requires a highly competent and efficient Executive Assistant to provide a high quality, professional service to members of the Vice Chancellor’s Executive Group and in the establishment of close working relationships with other business areas within the Vice Chancellor’s Office.  

If you are an experienced administrator looking to take the next step in your career, and can…

  • Demonstrate excellent administration and diary management skills in support of executive colleagues
  • Implement effective processes and systems to support senior level working
  • Thrive in a busy, challenging and rewarding environment
  • Work effectively under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Use your own initiative
  • Approach all situations with tact and diplomacy, particularly when dealing with confidential or sensitive situations

…we would like to hear from you.

Previous administrative experience, good IT skills and effective organisational, planning and communication abilities are essential requirements of this role.

Informal enquiries: Janine Whitfield, Administration & Governance Manager – Vice Chancellor’s Office on (01228) 616063 or janine.whitfield@cumbria.ac.uk

Expected Starting Salary: £21,585 with incremental progression up to £24,983

Closing date: Monday 01 January 2018 (midnight)

Interview date: Week commencing 15 January 2018, Carlisle Fusehill Street Campus.

To apply for this vacancy, please click here.

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