Department Coordinator (Fixed Term) (CF10295)

University of Bath
February 13, 2023
Offerd Salary:£23,715
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Job title Department Coordinator (Fixed Term)

Department Mechanical Engineering

Salary Starting from £23,715, rising to £27,131 per annum

Grade Grade 5

Placed on Friday 27 January 2023

Closing date Monday 13 February 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CF10295


Looking to broaden your admin experience? In this position, based in the Department of Mechanical Engineering, you will have the opportunity to support senior academic staff, providing admin support for a number of varied departmental activities, committees and events. It is a great opportunity for those looking to develop their skill set and expand their administrative experience and knowledge further.

The key tasks will be:

  • providing administrative support for a number of varied Departmental activities including support for senior members of the academic staff,
  • playing a key role in our undergraduate admissions process,
  • close liaison with the staff within the Department, Faculty-based teams, Central Professional Services, external organisations, and members of the public.
  • To succeed in the role, you will need to have experience of working in a busy office environment where excellent communication skills are essential. Ideally, you will also:

  • have experience using Microsoft Office applications and will be willing to acquire further IT skills,
  • be able to work as part of a team in a confidential setting
  • communicate persuasively and tactfully with colleagues, with an approachable and friendly style,
  • have excellent organisational skills,
  • demonstrate good use of initiative,
  • have the ability to multi-task and prioritise a high workload.
  • This is being advertised as a full-time role on a fixed-term basis until February 2025. Training will be provided, and the successful candidate will have access to the University of Bath professional development opportunities. This role is customer-facing and the expectation is that the successful candidate will work on campus for the majority of the time.

    The Department, Faculty and University value the commitment, achievements and talents of our workforce which is why we promote a rewarding culture that features a better benefit offering than those found elsewhere, particularly in industry.

    We are inclusive and truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community.

    For informal enquiries about the role, please contact Sarah Stead, Operations and Projects Manager either by email or phone: [email protected] or 01225 385422

    What we can offer you:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance
  • we are a family-friendly University and with an increasingly agile workforce, are open to flexible working arrangements
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for: Relocation allowance, Visa Reimbursement, Interest-Free Loan.
  • We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations and have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds will lead to a better environment for our employees and students, so we encourage applications from all genders, backgrounds, and communities, particularly from under-represented groups such as Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic and disabled people, and value the positive impact that will have on our teams.

    We are very proud to be an autism friendly university and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

    Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

    Further details:
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  • Terms of Employment

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