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Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor

Harper Adams University - Vice-Chancellor's Office

Location: Edgmond
Salary: Grade 7, £27,924 - £30,497 (The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th September 2021
Closes: 31st October 2021
Job Ref: AP-569

Permanent / Full Time

Department:                Vice-Chancellor’s Office

Salary:                         Grade 7, £27,924 - £30,497

(The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience)

Location:                     Newport, Shropshire

Closing Date:               31October 2021

Harper Adams University is seeking an Executive Assistant take on a demanding role working directly with the University’s Vice-Chancellor.

The holder of this post will provide comprehensive, proactive and professional administrative support service for the Vice-Chancellor and, where required from time to time, other members of the University’s Senior Management Team.  The post holder will also be responsible for the co-ordination of events run by the Vice-Chancellor’s Office, and for assisting with other events and activities organised by other University departments.  The effective provision of support for the Vice-Chancellor will require liaison with a wide range of external bodies, often at very senior level, and the co-ordination of information from across the University.

To successfully fill this role, you should have:

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Excellent administration and IT skills
  • Flexibility to respond to a range of different work situations
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Previous administrative experience

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Annabel Porter, HR Business Partner via email at 

For further information about the University or to see full job description, please visit our website at                                                                                           

Application Procedure:

All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at to be completed no later than midnight on 31October 2021

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