Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice Chancellor

University of Northampton
November 26, 2023
Offerd Salary:£30,487 - £37,099
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Executive Assistant to the Deputy Vice Chancellor

Job Type

Full Time Permanent


£30,487 - £37,099 per annum plus an excellent benefits package


Waterside Campus, Other

Closing Date


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The University of Northampton is seeking a proactive, highly motivated and professional Executive Assistant to work in the Office of the Vice Chancellor (OVC) as Executive Assistant to Professor Shân Wareing the Deputy Vice Chancellor.

As Executive Assistant you will provide a comprehensive and exemplary level of personal administrative and organisational support to the DVC, and where appropriate, others in the Executive Team, allowing them to be effective and efficient in the delivery of their roles. You will act as a trusted partner, maintaining a thorough understanding of their priorities, allowing them to make informed decisions on agendas, requests, and approvals.

You will be a confident communicator with the ability to respond calmly, professionally and effectively with a diverse group of people at all levels, both inside and outside the organisation, approaching confidential matters with tact and diplomacy.

You will be able to handle multiple priorities, balancing needs and expectations ensuring they are provided with exceptional attention to detail and will possess experience of working to deadlines, with a positive attitude to working under pressure.

This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced executive or personal assistant to join our welcoming and supportive team.

For a confidential discussion and the candidate briefing pack for this post please contact our retained advisor Sian Gardiner ([email protected])

Applications should consist of a CV and Covering Letter and should be sent to [email protected]

Closing Date for applications is Sunday 26th November 2023.

Based at our Waterside Campus (3 days per week), the post is full time, 37 hours per week with the opportunity to work in a blended working model, mixing on and off-site working where appropriate. Job share applications will be considered. Excellent training and development opportunities are available, alongside a number of additional employee benefits.

The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion. This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

Our commitment to equality and inclusion is underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.

We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

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