Senior Administrator (Education)

University of Essex - Essex Law School

Essex Law School

Ranked 47th in the law subject section in the 2018 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, at Essex Law School we take excellence in research and excellence in education equally seriously. New academic staff are supported to become fellows of the Higher Education Authority and we champion research-led education, where teaching is informed by research and students develop research skills.

The Law School are looking for an experienced Senior Administrator to work within their Education team.

Duties of the Role

The role will be responsible for providing high quality and efficient administrative support to postgraduate taught courses and students, working closely with the Directors and the wider school and acting as the first point of contact for students, academic colleagues and visitors.

Responsibilities will include administering student casework matters and compiling paperwork as required, updating module and course records and descriptions and managing postgraduate taught student applications, among other administrative duties. You will also be required to assist with the production of academic information and guidance within the department, such as staff and student handbooks and process guidance.

Qualifications and Skills required

The successful candidate will be educated to A-Level standard or equivalent and will have qualifications in or evidence of demonstrating a high level of competency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook. Administrative experience within a fast-paced environment and experience of working within a customer focussed environment is also essential.

You will have excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills and excellent standards of accuracy and attention to detail, along with ability to work independently with minimal supervision. An interest in or previous experience working within an educational environment or an academic department is essential for this post.

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.

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