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Executive Assistant

University of Sheffield - Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £27,116 to £31,406 per annum. Grade 6
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 24th September 2021
Job Ref: UOS030019

Working Pattern: Full-time (35 hours per week)

Faculty: Faculty of Arts & Humanities

Location: Virtual Selection Process

Salary: £27,116- £31,406 per annum. Potential to progress to £34,304 per annum through sustained exceptional contribution. 

Are you interested in working for a world top 100 University?

We have an exciting opportunity to work as an Executive Assistant in the Faculty of Arts & Humanities.

As Executive Assistant you will provide executive level support to the Vice-President, Head of Faculty and the Faculty Director of Operations in their day to day role and on projects and activities related to the Faculty and University. Due to the complexity of their roles, it is essential that you are able to work quickly to meet deadlines, to balance priorities and to respond promptly and appropriately on a wide range of issues.

You will have excellent communication and interpersonal skills and be able to build effective relationships with a diverse range of colleagues and stakeholders. Working in a busy and dynamic environment you will manage your own workload, juggle tasks and meet strict deadlines. You will have excellent written and verbal communication skills and attention to detail, with experience of managing items of a highly confidential and sensitive nature.

Based within the Faculty Office and reporting to the Faculty Director of Operations, you will work closely with our Faculty Executive, faculty and departmental teams and other staff, including executive assistants across the university. You will line manage the Faculty Executive Support team, who work collectively to provide excellent support to the Faculty Directors and key stakeholders. 

This post is full-time and open-ended

We’re one of the best not-for-profit organisations to work for in the UK. The University’s Total Reward Package includes a competitive salary, a generous Pension Scheme and annual leave entitlement, as well as access to a range of learning and development courses to support your personal and professional development.

We build teams of people from different heritages and lifestyles from across the world, whose talent and contributions complement each other to greatest effect. We believe diversity in all its forms delivers greater impact through research, teaching and student experience.

To find out what makes the University of Sheffield a remarkable place to work, watch this short film:, and follow @sheffielduni and @ShefUniJobs on Twitter for more information. 

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