Senior Administrator (Business School)

University of Exeter
February 01, 2023
Offerd Salary:£30,502
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Exeter (Hybrid)


The starting salary will be from £30,502 up to £32,348 on Grade E, depending on qualifications and experience.


Generous holiday allowances, flexible working, pension scheme and relocation package (if applicable).

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Admin, Professional, Managerial


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Senior Administrator (Business School)

Job description

Education and Academic Services, Faculty Operations (Business School)

An exciting opportunity has arisen for an experienced and outstanding administrator to provide key support within the University's Business School. This is a crucial position providing leadership of a team of colleagues working with our Management, Economics and Finance & Accounting departments across all aspects of the School's operational and strategic activities. In doing so, the successful candidate will work closely with the School Manager and with Heads of Department and departmental leadership teams. The role is also embedded within the wider Faculty Operations team supporting the Faculty of Environment, Science and Economy.

This full-time, permanent post is available from February 2023, based on the University's Streatham Campus. The roles offer the opportunity for hybrid working – some time on campus and some from home.

Education and Academic Services (EAS)

Education and Academic Services brings together all the key administration and educational support that underpins the student and academic experience. Education and Academic Services (EAS) includes Faculty Operations, Sport, Arts and Culture, Teaching Quality Assurance & Enhancement and Education and Student Support. Faculty Operations includes a network of administrative teams embedded with Faculties, departments, institutes and research groups, each delivering locally-based frontline administrative, customer service and business/project support to students and academic colleagues. These teams are highly integrated with student learning communities and academic leaders and are the frontline Professional Services delivery arm within localities.

The Faculty Operations team provides a crucial frontline service to support the delivery of the Faculty's strategic education, research and global ambitions and is integral to the success of the Faculty.

Summary of the role

This role will lead a team providing excellent frontline administrative and business support for three departments within the Business School (Management, Economics and Accounting & Finance), and provides excellent career progression opportunities to outstanding candidates.

As a Senior Administrator, you will be responsible for delivering key administrative leadership and business support across the School. Working closely with departmental leadership teams, you will be involved in supporting and progressing priorities in relation to education and student experience, research, and international and corporate engagement You will ensure that administrative processes and governance procedures are carried out and are well supported in order to ensure the smooth running of departments and operational functions. You will be part of a Faculty Operations teams with key linkages to the School Manager and Executive Officer, you will have responsibility for a team delivering support into the faculty and departments. Your excellent interpersonal and communication skills will help you to work closely with academic and Professional Services colleagues in order to deliver on priorities and to help foster communities of practice within the faculty and its departments.

Please ensure you read the Job Description and Person Specification for full details of this role.

The University of Exeter

We are a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities and in the top 150 universities in the world (Times Higher Education World University Rankings 2022 and QS World University Ranking 2022).

Our Equality, Diversity and Inclusion Commitment

With over 27,000 students and 6,400 staff from 180 different countries we offer a diverse and engaging environment where our diversity is celebrated and valued as a major strength. We are committed to creating an inclusive culture where all members of our community are supported to thrive; where diverse voices are heard through our engagement with evidence-based charter frameworks for gender (Athena SWAN), race equality (Race Equality Charter Mark), LGBTQ+ inclusion (Stonewall Diversity Champion) and as a Disability Confident employer. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented within our working community. Reasonable adjustments are available for interviews and workplaces.


We offer some fantastic benefits including:

  • 41 days leave per year
  • options for flexible working
  • numerous discounts at leading retailers
  • onsite gyms on all of our campus' and a cycle to work scheme
  • sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to six weeks full pay) and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • stunning campus environments in Exeter and Cornwall, in the beautiful South West of England
  • Further information

    Please contact Jonnie Critchley, School Manager, on [email protected]

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