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Departmental Administrator

Harper Adams University - Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare

Location: Newport
Salary: £22,254 to £24,174 Grade 5 (The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 7th October 2021
Closes: 27th October 2021
Job Ref: PR-560

Location:                      Newport, Shropshire

Closing Date:               27 October 2021

Harper Adams University is looking for a highly motivated individual to become the Departmental Administrator for the Department of Animal Health, Behaviour and Welfare. The Department has a strong portfolio of veterinary nursing, veterinary physiotherapy and animal health, behaviour and welfare science courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. With growth in student numbers and an expanding academic staff team, this is an exciting time to join the Department.

The successful candidate will have high-level interpersonal skills, and be confident and motivated, with personal drive, enthusiasm, flexibility and initiative. They will administratively support the Head of Department and all staff within the Department. They will have the ability to organise and deliver work under the pressure of deadlines, and be able to work both autonomously and as part of a team. Applicants will be expected to be fully computer literate, and able to competently use the full range of Microsoft Office products. They will have excellent written and oral communication skills, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of people. There is also a need for attention to detail and precision in the handling of data. Previous experience in the Higher Education sector is desirable.

If you have any queries or questions or for an informal discussion please contact Dr Philip Robinson, Head of Department (

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 27 October 2021

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