Academic Support Administrator

University of Exeter
May 29, 2023
Offerd Salary:£25,948
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £25,948 up to £28,929 on Grade D, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme.

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Academic Support Administrator

Job description

Education and Academic Services,

Faculty Operations – Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy, (Business School)

This full-time, permanent post is available immediately. Part-time and job- sharing arrangements may be considered in agreement with the successful candidate, ensuring that business needs are met.

Summary of the role

The role of Academic Support Administrators (ASAs) is to support the academic staff in the Business School. The team plays an integral role in supporting academics and especially Heads of Department with a wide variety of administration and event management tasks, ensuring the smooth running of their departments. The ASA will build a close rapport with the academics and will be based within a dedicated and motivated team of administrators all supporting academic staff in the Business School.

The successful candidate will be a proactive problem solver with experience of supporting committees and taking minutes. They will be able to demonstrate excellent interpersonal, communication and influencing skills as well as strong numeracy and IT skills (Microsoft Office, T1 and SharePoint).

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role by clicking on the attachment above.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2023 and the 2022 Academic Ranking of World Universities released by Shanghai Rankings).

Our research income in recent years means we're the fastest growing UK Research University with some of the world's most influential scientists, and we seek to answer some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today. More than 99% of our research is of international quality and our world- leading research impact is growing faster than any other Russell Group university (2021 Research Excellence Framework). We are using the power of our education and research to create a sustainable, healthy and socially just future. Our shared purpose and vision continually moves us forward to make a difference to our people, our communities, our partners and the world around us. Read about our world leading research on Green Futures and how we are transforming education for a changing world. We are located in a beautiful part of the country and Exeter (a fast growing tech hub) is one of only a few UK cities to have been designated as a UNESCO City of Literature

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.

With over 30,000 students and 7,000 staff from 150 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN and Project Juno for Physics), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 39 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Please contact Chloe Harvey or Nena Yendell, Senior Administrators - [email protected] / [email protected].

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