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PA to the Dean

Kingston University - Faculty General (FBSS)

Location: Kingston upon Thames
Salary: £29,581 to £33,871
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 6th September 2021
Closes: 30th September 2021
Job Ref: 457099

The Role
We are seeking a PA to provide professional support to the Dean of the Faculty of Business & Social Sciences and Pro Vice-Chancellor (PVC). Working across our campus locations, you will be responsible for the provision of a comprehensive administrative service along with a broader support role between the Dean and the wider university. This will include, but is not limited to, efficient diary management, facilitating meetings on behalf of the Dean, internal and external stakeholder management, logistical support with faculty level events as well as a variety of additional activities to ensure the smooth running of the Dean’s Office.

The Person
Having had previous experience of working as a PA, ideally within Higher Education, you will be flexible, confident, and proactive in your approach with meticulous attention to detail. You’ll be educated to A-level or equivalent with the ability to demonstrate great organisation skills as well as the ability to meet conflicting deadlines.

Excellent diary management skills are essential, as well as the effective preparation of documentation on behalf of the Dean. You will have extensive experience of working with a variety of MS software packages to produce high quality documentation.

The Faculty
The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences combines Kingston Business School and the School of Law, Social and Behavioural Sciences. Driven by a forward-thinking approach, the faculty is dynamic, innovative and ambitious. We focus on business and social challenges that impact us all such as decision making, sustainable development and individual resilience.

Together, the schools strive to nurture socially responsible, well-informed and actively engaged members of society who graduate as adaptable, ambitious and solutions-focused professionals.

Practical experience and real-life learning are at the heart of our degrees. Our graduates will be equipped with the skills to manage and navigate a world that needs employees to be digitally skilled and to have highly developed people management skills, emotional intelligence as well as innovative, entrepreneurial drive.

Further Information
This is a full-time, permanent, campus-based position with a starting salary of £29,581 per annum.

Interviews are expected to be held remotely on Monday 11th October 2021.

For informal enquiries please contact Eveleigh McCarthy, Faculty Support & Projects Manager.

Kingston University values the diversity of its student and staff body. We are committed to providing a fully inclusive environment to ensure consistent and holistic support for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We recognise our duty under the Equality Act 2010 to prevent discrimination, advance equality of opportunity and foster good relations between different people when carrying out their activities.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required, this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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