Student Administrator (Postgraduate Research)

University of York
November 23, 2023
Offerd Salary:£27,181 - £30,487
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Student Administrator (Postgraduate Research)


York Law School


£27,181 - £30,487 per year, reduced pro rata for part-time working


Grade 4

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University of York campus (with some remote working options available)

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  • Job Description (12792).pdf (PDF, 309.25kb)
  • Role Description

    The York Law School (YLS) is seeking an enthusiastic, experienced person to work as the postgraduate research administrator.

    We are looking for someone with excellent interpersonal skills, a friendly and helpful manner, who is able to work both as a member of a team and unsupervised under your own initiative. Ideally you will be adaptable and able to work flexibly, under pressure and to tight deadlines and able to deal with sensitive student issues in a calm and professional manner and maintain confidentiality.

    Skills, Experience & Qualification needed
  • Qualified to 5 GCSE passes at level 4 /Grade C or above (including Maths and English), an equivalent educational qualification, or relevant experience
  • Experience of working in a varied administrative role effectively balancing competing priorities
  • Experience of providing an excellent standard of customer service to a range of stakeholders
  • Excellent interpersonal and communications skills, including face to face, telephone and written communication skills
  • Planning and organisational skills, e.g. meetings and events
  • A proactive approach and the ability to apply problem-solving skills
  • Able to work flexibly and accurately, under pressure and to tight deadlines
  • Interview date: to be confirmed

    For informal enquiries: please contact Louise Stokes at [email protected]

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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