Executive Assistant

Executive Assistant Birmingham, England

Aston University
Full Time Birmingham, England 37099 - 44263 GBP ANNUAL Today
Job description

Aston University’s newly-appointed Deputy Vice-Chancellor (Academic) is seeking a hard-working and astute individual to provide executive support at the highest level in the role of Executive Assistant.

Key duties include effective diary management, document and email management, minute-taking and general administrative tasks associated with the seniority of the post. An important element of the role involves effective communication with University staff at all levels of the organisation, external colleagues and professional bodies.

The post-holder should have substantial, relevant PA and administrative experience, ideally gained from supporting a senior executive and should also demonstrate a clear understanding of the role of a senior manager. Excellent interpersonal, organisational, written and oral communication skills are essential for this role, as is the ability to multi-task and demonstrate a ‘can do’ attitude. The post-holder will be required to maintain confidentiality and demonstrate a calm, customer-focused, professional approach to all aspects of this busy and demanding role. The post-holder will be highly organised with excellent interpersonal skills. Applicants should be educated to degree level or equivalent, have substantial relevant experience, and excellent IT skills, administrative and organisational abilities.

With the launch of the Aston 2030 Strategy, Aston University is a forward-thinking university, placing people at the heart of the organisation, giving individuals the opportunity to reach their full potential while working at the University. Aston University is committed to the principles of the Athena SWAN Charter, recognised by a silver award. We pride ourselves on our vibrant, friendly, supportive working environment and collaborative atmosphere.

Executive Assistant
Aston University

www.aston.ac.uk
Birmingham, United Kingdom
John Sunderland
$100 to $500 million (USD)
1001 to 5000 Employees
College / University
Colleges & Universities
Education
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