Senior Administrative Officer

University of Southampton
February 06, 2023
Offerd Salary:£27,929 to £32,348
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Senior Administrative Officer Student & Education Services

Location: Southampton General Hospital Salary: £27,929 to £32,348 per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Monday 06 February 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2108422AJ-R

Student and Education Services is one of the largest Professional Services departments in the University, compromised of a diverse range of teams who share the same passion for enhancing our students' experiences and supporting their wellbeing. The Exams and Assessment Team in the Faculty of Medicine have an exciting opportunity for a highly motivated and experienced administrator to join as a Senior Administrative Officer. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a contributory pension scheme, a generous holiday allowance which increases with length of service and a range of other benefits.

Major elements of the posts will be to manage the day-to-day operational support to students and staff for all aspects of the Faculty's Exams and Assessment activities. The role involves the setting up and smooth running of all assessments including e-Assignment, practical exams including OSCEs and other assessment types, releasing marks, updating University systems, servicing committees, management of the external examiner process in liaison with other teams as well as updating annual assessment policies.

You will be an excellent team player with a proven ability to work proactively and with excellent attention to detail. You will be well organised and adaptable, taking a proactive approach in reviewing processes and practices. Excellent communication, organisation and inter-personal skills are required, as is a commitment to providing exceptional customer service.

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world. We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

Committed to supporting our staff and students, we are open to a flexible working approach. We give full consideration to applicants who have taken a career break.

The salary range provides an indication of the incremental progression in the role. The starting salary for a full-time post will be £27,929 and will increment annually.

Please get in touch to arrange an informal and confidential discussion if you require any further information. Contact Susanne Sellwood-Beinhoff via [email protected]

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at https: // The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Lauren (Recruitment) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected] Please quote reference 2108422AJ-R on all correspondence.

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  • We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

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