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Operations Administrator

University of Sheffield - Department of Sociological Studies

Location: Sheffield
Salary: £22,847 to £26,341 per annum, with potential to progress to £28,756
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 9th September 2021
Closes: 6th October 2021
Job Ref: UOS030012

The Department of Sociological Studies has a major international reputation for excellence in research and teaching across Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work and Digital Media, achieving high levels of cross-fertilisation between these disciplines. It is committed to understanding society and social change, and to research and teaching that improves people's lives, especially those of the most vulnerable. We are proud to be one of the top social science research departments in the UK, with an international reputation for excellence in research and teaching across Sociology, Social Policy, Social Work and is developing a similar reputation in the field of Digital Society.

We have an exciting opportunity for an experienced administrator to join a highly successful academic department.  The role is central to providing resource to facilitate the effective working of the Department with involvement in Human Resources, Estates, Department Committees at all levels, and to undertake the role of Departmental Health and Safety Officer.

You should be highly organised with strong IT skills including knowledge of Microsoft Office packages (word, excel and powerpoint) and / or Google G-Suite applications (including Mail, Calendar and Drive) with particular experience in Excel.

This full-time post is open ended and available from 1 October 2021 or as soon thereafter.

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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