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Administrator (Education)

University of Essex - Essex Law School

Location: Colchester
Salary: £19,202 to £22,017 per annum
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 18th April 2019
Closes: 19th May 2019

Essex Law School

This is an exciting time to join Essex Law School, as Essex celebrates winning the 2018 ‘University of the Year’ award and with the announcement of an ambitious staff expansion plan.

Ranked 51st in the Law subject section in the 2019 Times Higher Education World University Rankings, at Essex Law School we take excellence in research and excellence in education equally seriously.

We are now looking to appoint two Administrators to work within our Education team.

Duties of the Role

The role will provide administrative support to taught courses and students, working closely with the Undergraduate and Postgraduate team and wider school. The successful candidate will need to have a flexible approach to work and be prepared to work across the whole of the education team as priorities and processes change.

The Administrator (Education) is responsible for providing high quality and efficient administrative, student services and academic support within the School of Law. Working as part of the School’s Education Team, and based in the General Office, the role is student facing and deals with undergraduate, postgraduate taught, and research students. Duties of the post are broad and varied, as determined by the cycle of the academic year, predominantly coming under 3 categories: ‘General Administration’, ‘Student Services’ and ‘Academic Services’. There are also specific areas of work for which the individual is responsible for, which can include allocated year groups or projects.

A full list of the duties can be found within the job pack.

Qualifications and Skills required

Applicants are required to be educated to ‘A level’ or equivalent and have evidence of, or qualifications, demonstrating a high level of competency in the use of Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook.

You will have previous administrative experience, including working in a fast-paced environment where a high level of accuracy and meticulous attention to detail were essential, and experience of using Microsoft Office, Outlook, databases and the internet in a working environment.

As the role involves working with a range of people across the University, possessing excellent interpersonal and effective communication skills is essential.

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 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 http://www.essex.ac.uk contains more information about the University of Essex. If you have a disability and would like information in a different format, please telephone (01206) 876559.

   
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