Senior Administrator

University of Southampton
May 16, 2024
Offerd Salary:£29,605 to £33,966
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Contract Type:Fixed Term (until 30
Working Time:Full time
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Senior Administrator (International) Faculty Central (Arts and Humanities)

Location: Avenue Campus Salary: £29,605 to £33,966 per annum Full Time Fixed Term (until 30/09/2026) Closing Date: Thursday 16 May 2024 Interview Date: Tuesday 28 May 2024 Reference: 2697924NX

Together we can achieve the remarkable and build and inclusive world.

The University of Southampton is a global top 100 university committed to globally relevant research and enterprise, globally minded learning communities, and globally valued partnerships.

The Faculty of Arts and Humanities brings together Winchester School of Art and the School of Humanities, spanning art and design, music and film, literature and language, and history, archaeology, and philosophy disciplines.

Applications are invited from suitably skilled and experienced candidates for the position of Senior Administrator (International) in the Arts and Humanities Faculty International Unit (FIU), a small, collegial, and dynamic team, driving the delivery of the Faculty's international strategy in collaboration with the academic community and professional services. The post is based primarily at the Avenue Campus, with opportunity to work at Winchester School of Art and Highfield campuses, as well as from home for approximately 40% of the time. The post is available on a full-time basis, however we support flexible working and will consider part-time/ job share applications. The post is offered on a fixed-term basis to cover the substantive post holder's secondment.

The post holder will be responsible for the:

  • Provision of proactive executive support to the Associate Dean (International), including diary management and committee support
  • Provision of effective administrative support to the local international environment, helping to foster and celebrate a stimulating and diverse community within the Faculty
  • Organisation of incoming and outgoing international delegations, coordinating itineraries and schedules, visas, travel, accommodation, and health and safety compliance
  • The successful applicant will possess:

  • Skills in high quality, value-added administrative and operational support to senior managers
  • Demonstrable understanding of the value of internationalisation in Higher Education
  • Skills in event coordination, including international business travel
  • Experience of inclusive and compassionate people management is highly desirable
  • 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.

    If you have any queries or would like to discuss the role informally, please contact Megan Lewis [email protected], Senior Operations Manager (International), or Erin Le Marquand [email protected], Specialist Officer (International), in advance of the application deadline. Interviews will take place on Tuesday 28 May via Microsoft Teams; shortlisted candidates will receive invitations on Tuesday 21 May.

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  • 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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