Senior Administrator

University of Southampton
November 20, 2023
Offerd Salary:£29,605 to £33,966
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Senior Administrator (Part-Time) Service Delivery

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £29,605 to £33,966 Pro rata per annum Part Time 21 hpw Permanent Closing Date: Monday 20 November 2023 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2506023JF

This is an exceptional time to be joining the University of Southampton and its busy, Data Centre Infrastructure Management team within the University's IT department, iSolutions. The Data centre team looks after the business- critical environments that support IT services to the university community.

About the Role

To provide a comprehensive, high quality, value-added and flexible administrative service support to the university data centre management team. This will require admin tasks, auditing process, updating documentation / assisting with booking external support contractors for maintenance visits. The role is mainly campus based and has occasional working from home opportunities.

To support iSolutions data centre team with the operational tasks and assisting with the ongoing refurbishment of IT technical spaces programme.

Apply judgement and provide detailed, specialist administrative advice and guidance as required.

What you'll do

  • Provide administrative support to the data centre team as required.
  • Auditing physical assets in the data centre and maintaining records.
  • Updating and maintaining team procedure library.
  • Raise purchase orders and place stationery orders via Business World and Banner.
  • Manage and organise events including booking venues, liaising with appropriate key stakeholder groups, managing hospitality and visitor arrangements.
  • Maintain internal databases, directories and data.
  • Manage office supplies (especially orders for PPE/cleaning products) and equipment. Anticipate requirements for inexperienced staff returning to work; including stationery, keys, furniture, telephony, passes.
  • Coordinate the ordering of equipment with faculties & professional services.
  • Work with suppliers to order and create a plan to deploy.
  • Maintain accurate records, as appropriate.
  • What you'll bring

  • Good communication skills for working in a diverse environment.
  • A keen attention to detail and to follow prescribed methods of auditing.
  • Experience of working with all standard MS office applications.
  • A friendly personality that can interact with a wide range of personas.
  • Ability to deliver work, using minimal direction and taking accountability to deliver.
  • The University of Southampton is a research-driven institution, home to some of the world's leading minds, expanding our knowledge and passing it on to future generations. iSolutions is the University's IT support service whose 230+ staff support the delivery of the University's research and education activities as well as the usual business operations. We would love you to join us and help change the world for the better.

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    Application Procedure

    The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email [email protected]. Quote the advert reference 2506023JF on all correspondence.

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  • We are committed to equality, diversity and inclusion and welcome applicants who supports our mission of inclusivity.

    Apply by midnight on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.


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