Department Administrative Assistant

Lancaster University
January 25, 2023
Offerd Salary:£21,197 to £23,144
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Department Administrative Assistant

Psychology Salary: £21,197 to £23,144 Closing Date: Wednesday 25 January 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 0021-23

We are looking to recruit a highly motivated individual to join our team in Psychology, for 3 months, fulltime to cover a period of absence.

This Administrative Assistant role is central to the department, providing a day-to-day contact point and working closely with the Departmental Officer and colleagues to provide proactive operational support in all areas of the daily running of the department. The role will give you the opportunity to gain experience of working in busy Academic teaching and research active Department.


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 as well as experience in Microsoft Office packages.
  • Be able to demonstrate a courteous and professional manner , and an ability to use initiative , when responding to emails and enquiries.
  • Must be available to commence work in the role from 01 Feb 2023.

  • Generous holiday leave - 25 days (pro-rata) annual leave plus University closure days and bank holidays.
  • We are committed to promoting Equality, Diversity and Inclusion across the Faculty, and supporting family-friendly and flexible working policies on an individual basis. The Department holds an Athena Swan Award, which recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address gender equality in Higher Education and research.
  • Please upload a cover letter to your application.

    This role may present a secondment opportunity for an existing Lancaster University member staff (w ith the prior agreement of your current line manager), but you must be available to take up the role from 01 Feb 2023.

    General information about the department can be found at https: // www. Informal enquiries are encouraged and can be made by email to the Departmental Administrator, Helen Metcalfe ([email protected]).

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  • Please note: Unless specified otherwise in the advert wording, all

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    The University provides an environment that strongly supports the

    individual needs of each employee, whilst promoting the importance of wellbeing for all our colleagues. We have a range of support networks available for our employees, and more information on these can be found on the ‘Working at Lancaster' information page.

    We are committed to family-friendly and flexible working policies on an

    individual basis. The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless

    of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

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