Administrative Assistant - Undergraduate Admissions

University of Essex - Communications and External Relations

Communications and External Relations

Communications and External Relations brings together the main areas involved in leading the University's strategic positioning and profile. Engaging with students, staff and stakeholders, we promote the University's excellence in research and education, and ensure its profile is communicated in a consistent way. We take an innovative and creative approach to our work and are at the forefront of new and best practice in communications, marketing, stakeholder and customer service.

An exciting opportunity is available in our Undergraduate and Admissions Office for an Undergraduate Admissions Administrative Assistant. The Undergraduate Admissions Office manages the policy and processing of applications for undergraduate study and is the first point of contact for enquiries from prospective students and applicants.

Duties of the Role

This part time post based at our Colchester campus will support the delivery of key services and effective administration throughout the admissions cycle with duties that include office administration, assisting with the processing of applications, assisting managers with staff recruitment and undertaking an active role in Confirmation, Clearing and Registration.

Skill and Qualifications required

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of 5 GCSEs at Grade A-C (or equivalent) including Mathematics and English and a minimum of 2 A-levels (or equivalent). You will be a strong communicator with proven administrative and organisational abilities and have excellent IT skills. Enjoying interacting with others and the ability to work both independently and as part of a team is essential.

Previous applicants who have applied for the same role in the last 6 months do not need to re-apply.

At the University of Essex internationalism is central to who we are and what we do. We are committed to being a cosmopolitan, internationally-oriented university that is welcoming to staff and students from all countries and a university where you can find the world in one place.

Please use the ‘Apply’ button below to read further information about this role including the full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role. You will also find details of how to make your application here. Our website contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 874588 / 873521 / 873461.

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