Personal Assistant/Administrator

University of Exeter - Research Services (based in the College of Life and Environmental Sciences)

The University of Exeter is a Russell Group university that combines world-class research with very high levels of student satisfaction. Exeter has over 21,000 students from more than 130 different countries and is in the top 1% of universities in the world with 98% of its research rated as being of international quality. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. Fifty percent of our organisation is made up of Professional Services support staff that partner closely with the Academic colleges to ensure we achieve our strategy and vision.

Applications are invited for a full-time post combining the role of Personal Assistant (50%) and Project Administrator (50%). The post-holder will act as Personal Assistant to Professor Linda Clare and provide administrative support to a major research programme focused on living well with dementia. Relevant qualifications, previous administrative experience, and excellent communication and organisational skills are essential for this post.

The successful applicant will be expected to work independently, with minimum supervision. S/he will be expected to prioritise his/her own workload and be able to work under pressure on occasion. The post-holder will work as part of a friendly and vibrant group of researchers within the Centre for Research in Ageing and Cognitive Health and will be a valued team member. The work will be varied and contribute to the overall success of the research project.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, an onsite gym, a cycle to work scheme and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer. We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.

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