Administrative Assistant

Lancaster University
February 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£22,681 to £24,533
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Working Time:Part time
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Administrative Assistant

Physics Location: Bailrigg Salary: £22,681 to £24,533 pro rata (part time, indefinite) Closing Date: Friday 16 February 2024 Interview Date: Monday 04 March 2024 Reference: 1601-23

The Department of Physics at Lancaster University is seeking to appoint a part-time Administrative Assistant. As day-to-day point of contact, you will be central to the department, working closely with the Departmental Administrator and colleagues to provide proactive operational support in all areas of the daily running of the department. This role gives you the opportunity to gain experience of working in a busy department with academic staff and students.


You will:

  • Have strong organisational skills and have excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Be a self-motivated team player and also be able to work on your own.
  • Have experience of providing excellent customer service in a busy and varied office environment.
  • Have experience in Microsoft Office packages.

  • Generous holiday leave - 25 days (pro-rata) annual leave plus university closure days and bank holidays.
  • Access to employee pension scheme, and annual flexible benefits scheme.
  • We are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion across the Faculty, and supporting family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis.
  • Lancaster University Physics Department is strongly committed to fostering diversity within its community as a source of excellence, cultural enrichment, and social strength. We hold an Athena SWAN Silver award and Institute of Physics Juno Champion status. We welcome those who would contribute to the further diversification of our department.

    The Department is committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. Learn more about equality, diversity and inclusivity at Lancaster. More information about living and working at Lancaster, can be found online. Further information about the Department is available at https:// www.

    Please upload a cover letter with your application.

    Informal enquiries are welcome and should be addressed to Lynne Haley, Departmental Administrator at [email protected]

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