Academic and Operations Administrator, East 15

University of Essex
February 12, 2023
Offerd Salary:£23715 - £27131
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Academic and Operations Administrator, East 15

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£23715 - £27131 per annum

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Permanent, Full time

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East 15 Acting School offers an extraordinary and dynamic portfolio of courses that span many areas of training for actors, directors, producers, technical theatre specialists and students of theatre practice. One of a leading group of UK conservatoires; we are ranked 1st in the UK for Drama (Guardian University Guide 2022: Drama and Dance), have a distinguished international staff team, and are now one of the largest specialist drama schools in the UK.

Duties of the Role

We are now looking for an Academic and Operations Administrator to provide day to day support for the Loughton campus activities of East 15 Acting School. Responsibilities will include dealing with queries from current and potential students, staff and visiting Director's, providing administrative support for teaching on campus and assisting with the administration of coursework, absence monitoring and recording of assessments. The post-holder will work in accordance with the Department's services delivery model, and its principles, values and behaviours.

You will be required to work on a range of university information systems including entering student results into the University database, processing paperwork for a range of departmental meetings/ events and liaising with staff and other departments in the university to support the day-to-day operation of the school.

The post-holder will also be expected to take responsibility for specific initiatives or projects, to provide administration services in relation to courses, modules, and support the work of the professional services team and academic staff as a whole.

Skills and qualifications required

The successful candidate will hold a minimum of 3 A-levels or equivalent qualifications or experience. You will have recent previous experience of working within an administrative role, along with being able to evidence excellent secretarial and organisational skills.

You will have excellent written, interpersonal and communications skills and a proven ability to work independently as well as part of a team. You will evidence strong IT skills in word-processing, Microsoft packages and spread sheets, with the ability to maintain high levels of accuracy and attention to detail.

Please see the attached job pack, which contains a full job description and person specification which outlines the full duties, skills, qualifications and experience needed for this role plus more information relating to the post. We recommend you read this information carefully before making an application. Applications should be made on-line, but if you would like advice or help in making an application, or need information in a different format, please contact [email protected]

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