Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor (UOH-TA-0197)

University of Hull
June 19, 2024
Offerd Salary:£38,205 to £44,263
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Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor Reference: UOH-TA-0197

Campus: Hull Faculty/Area: Vice-Chancellor's Office School/Department: Vice-Chancellors Office Subject Group/Team: Vice-Chancellor's Office Salary: £38,205 to £44,263 up to 21% pension & £10'000 relocation package 31 days holiday + bank holidays + flexible & hybrid working Post Type: Full Time Closing Date: Wednesday 19 June 2024

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Package & Benefits: £38205 to £44263, 31 days holiday & bank holidays, up to 21% pension, flexible & hybrid working + up to £10000 relocation support

The Role : Executive Assistant to the Vice-Chancellor

This Executive Assistant is a critical post in supporting the University's Vice-Chancellor who acts as the institution's Chief Executive and Accountable Officer. This is a key role in the wider executive administration function in which the post holder provides high quality administrative and operational leadership and support to ensure the smooth running of the department. The post holder will work as EA to the University's Vice-Chancellor and leads and manage a small team of EA/Administrators providing support to the wider executive group (University Leadership Team).

Working closely with business stakeholders, the aim of the team is to support the business by aligning improvements and enhancements of the products in alignment with university objectives and goals.

Role Purpose:

To manage, develop and implement the arrangements for the Vice-Chancellor's Office this will encompass diary management, writing and undertaking research, proactive development of material for the VC as directed by senior management and drafting formal reports and conducting a wide range of administrative activities and processes to facilitate the smooth running of a department. Activities may involve guiding and administrating visitors to the University.

As VC Exec support Officer, the role is responsible for the leadership and management of the executive assistants for members of the University Leadership Team. The role ensures the efficient and effective operation of the office including, shared ways of working and office management, best practise and efficiency with regards organising and managing the administrative functions and associated duties.


  • To accompany the VC at a wide range of high-level events and meetings, for example at University events or when escorting VIPs guests to the University.
  • Manage proactive responses to highly confidential requests that come into the VC office by students, external bodies, external press, regulatory bodies etc which would include liaising with senior colleagues across the University to deal promptly and expertly with responses to these bodies.
  • To provide confidential, high-level, broad-ranging advice and support to the VC on key internal and external matters including external liaison and to provide a sounding board for complex and sometimes sensitive issues.
  • Action, manage and proactively consider priorities regarding the diary for the VC arranging travel, bookings, and meetings to ensure the smooth running of the VC diary and the office.
  • To draft a wide range of material for the VC, including briefings, reports, Board, Council and Senate papers.
  • For more info : Please view the attached job description for full competency criteria.

    For enquiries, please contact Edward Stabler at [email protected]

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