Executive Assistant to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor (Education & Students) Ref 0676

School/department: Student Experience
HoursFull time. Flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 0676
SalaryStarting at £25,482 and rising to £29,515 per annum
Placed on: 7 February 2019 
Closing date: 19 February 2019. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date. 
Expected interview date: To be confirmed
Expected start date: ASAP

Job description

This is an exciting opportunity for a self-motivated administrator with strong interpersonal skills to play an important role in supporting the strategic work within the Education and Students portfolio.

Supporting both the PVC (Education and Students) and the Director for the Student Experience, this is a high profile role working with senior colleagues from across the University, in regular contact with members the University Executive Group and Directors of Professional Services.

The work is fast-paced and integral to delivering the University’s strategic, policy and operational priorities.  

You will be expected to provide high quality organisational and administrative support and will enjoy developing, implementing and managing procedures and systems to ensure that committee/meeting arrangements and materials are consistently delivered to a high standard. 

You will be able to maintain databases and web documents to a high level of accuracy.

Approachable and confident, with the ability to communicate effectively with a wide range of individuals, you will be expected to work well using your own initiative with a varied workload within a busy, fast paced and often environment.

You will have substantial relevant experience, excellent IT skills, and a clear understanding of the role of senior staff within university settings.

You will have excellent communication, organisational and interpersonal skills, and with the ability to maintain confidentiality, you will adopt a professional, diplomatic approach to all aspects of this exciting and challenging role.

Download job description and person specification Ref 0676 [PDF 109.43KB]

How to apply

Download our non-academic application form [DOC 183.00KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

You must email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to profservicesrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

Download our terms and conditions summary for Clerical and Related Staff Terms and Conditions [DOC 35.00KB]

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