Administrative Assistant

Staffordshire University
May 27, 2023
Offerd Salary:£23,149 to £25,948
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Administrative Assistant Technical Services

Location: Stoke Campus Salary: £23,149 to £25,948 Per Annum Permanent Full Time Release Date: Friday 12 May 2023 Closing Date: Saturday 27 May 2023 Interview Date: Thursday 08 June 2023 Reference: TS86-23

About the role

Technical Services at Staffordshire University wishes to appoint an innovative, enterprising, ambitious, and experienced administrative assistant to support service delivery across our five divergent specialist technical hubs.

Acting as the first contact point for critical aspects of service delivery, you will provide a confidential and professional support service for the department by effectively co-ordinating and maintaining records and documentation relating to service administration, and enhancement of the student experience. You will possess excellent I.T. skills, particularly in relation to Microsoft packages such as Word, Excel, Teams, and SharePoint.

A proven track record within an administrative environment is essential, ideally within large, complex organisations, as is the ability to liaise with colleagues from a range of disciplines and backgrounds, with a passion for supporting the pursuit of excellence in education. Experience of supporting the administration of financial forecasting and budget management, in accordance with financial regulations, is desired.

The successful candidate will be expected to engage with colleagues from across the organisation and work as a team member to deliver on the strategic objectives of Technical Services and wider projects as appropriate.

At Staffordshire University, our technical colleagues are innovative, collegiate, generous, agile, and really can make a difference to the lives of the students they engage with. We are passionate about supporting career development via the attainment of a range of vocational skills and qualifications.

Contact For Informal Discussion

Tyrone Messiah, Head of Technical Services, [email protected]

Richard Mortimer, Technical Services Manager, [email protected]

Who is Staffordshire University?

Staffordshire University is an award-winning institution with over 100 years' experience in delivering excellent higher education. Our main Stoke-on-Trent campus is located in the heart of the UK, with Centres of Excellence located in the towns of Stafford and Shrewsbury.

After a highly successful year in 2019, which included entering THE World University rankings for the first time, securing TEF Gold, and climbing in all the league tables, our University has constantly expanded its physical presence through new and industry-leading building developments and facilities. Looking towards our 2030 strategy, we are now transforming specific business processes to improve the student experience and integrate a wider feeling of inclusion and safety for our on-campus community.

Rewards and Benefits

In return for your dedication we have a competitive benefits package available

• Competitive incremental rates of Pay • 32 days Annual Leave plus 11 days Bank Holiday and Discretionary days • Excellent Pension Scheme • Access to continued professional and personal development • An opportunity to become part of the wider University community • Access to an Employee Assistance Programme • Discounted Health & Fitness Facilities on site at the Stoke Campus • Discounted Travel by Rail or Bus, with the option of season tickets loans

We reserve the right to close any vacancies when we are in receipt of sufficient applications. All applicants are advised to complete and submit your applications as soon as possible.

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  • Staffordshire University is committed to promoting and enabling a positive culture where staff, students and visitors are confident to be their authentic selves. We focus on inclusion as a way to ensure equality of opportunity for all our people and to demonstrate our commitment to Equality, Diversity and Human Rights.

    We promote applications from all sections of the community, regardless of background, belief or identity, recognising the benefits a diverse organisation can bring for the University.

    We particularly encourage applications from Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) people, who are currently under-represented in the University workforce.

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