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Assistant to the President and Vice-Chancellor

Richmond, The American International University in London

Location: London
Salary: £40,000 to £45,000 per annum, plus excellent benefits
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 10th August 2018
Closes: 12th September 2018

A highly organised, positive Assistant with a can-do attitude is required for the University’s new President and Vice-Chancellor. The Assistant plays a key role in supporting the President in all aspects of his role in leading the University. This is an excellent opportunity for someone to make a significant contribution to the smooth-running of the office. Candidates must work well with a wide range of people and have a thoughtful and kind approach.

Key responsibilities include diary management, and providing a wide range of administrative support services, including organising and attending weekly Executive meetings chaired by the President, drafting agendas, collating and distributing papers, and minute taking. Excellent written and numerical skills are required. The ability to successfully manage a varied workload and to prioritise work are essential. A genuine interest in working in a higher education organisation would be an advantage.

An undergraduate degree or equivalent working experience is required.

Richmond, The American International University in London is an independent, private university with dual American and British accreditation and US public charity status, delivering an education in the American liberal arts tradition. With two campuses in a five-acre site in Richmond Hill and Kensington in central London, and study centres in Florence, Rome and Leeds, the University has around 1,500 students from over 60 countries.

Richmond is an equal opportunities employer. A Disclosure and Barring check at the basic level will be required for this position.

For further information about this vacancy and the University, please visit:

Closing date: 12 September 2018

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