Administration Assistant

Administration Assistant Sheffield, England

University of Sheffield
Full Time Sheffield, England 23700 - 25138 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Are you interested in working for a work class University. We deliver life-enhancing research, innovation and education that not only transforms the lives of our graduates, but shapes the world we live in. We believe the best way to achieve this is by fostering an ambitious, inclusive, collaborative community.
At the University of Sheffield, we’re proud of the difference we've made and continue to make. But we’ll never stop exploring new ways to do more. We are looking for a hard-working enthusiastic Administration Assistant to join our team. You will be first point of contact for prospective and existing Postgraduate and Undergraduate Students.
As a professional, enthusiastic, and collaborative member of the department’s Administration team You will work collaboratively as part of the administrative support team and provide cover for other members of the team, as required (including sickness, holiday cover and the service needs of the department).
You will provide administrative support towards marketing of the courses and recruitment of new students as well as providing general support for staff and students throughout the year. You will be involved in the initial setting up and maintenance of initiatives to support academic staff involved in student recruitment and marketing and in subsequent student support.

Reporting to the Administrative Team Leader the role is part of a team of administrators who provide support for the Director of Learning and Teaching/Chair of the Board of Examiners as required, focusing on the key area of teaching administration to meet current and future departmental requirements.

You require a minimum of A Level standard education or equivalent administrative experience. You will have good knowledge, skills and experience in supporting committees including effective communication skills, both written and verbal with the ability to communicate at all levels.

You will be responsible, as part of a team, for the smooth running of the departmental office, as well as working with the team to maintain high levels of student satisfaction.

We expect you to work with a high degree of accuracy and possess excellent IT skills with experience of Microsoft Office and google packages with a flexible approach to work. You will follow and update protocols and Standard Operating Procedure documents as required.

The time allocated to each of the main areas of activity will vary throughout the academic year according to demand and therefore flexibility and the ability to deal with competing demands and deadlines will be key.
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.

Administration Assistant
University of Sheffield
Sheffield, United Kingdom
Professor Koen Lamberts
$100 to $500 million (USD)
5001 to 10000 Employees
College / University
Colleges & Universities
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