Personal Assistant to Head of Department and Teaching Support Administrator

Job Description

An exciting opportunity has arisen in the Department of Chemistry for an organised and enthusiastic person for the role of PA to the Head of Department and Teaching Support Administrator. You will work under the direction of the Administrative Team Leader to deliver a wide range of support activities across the department.

You will provide administrative support to the Head of Department and the Director of Learning and Teaching/Chair of the Board of Examiners as required.
Previous relevant experience of working as a PA in a busy office environment will be essential, along with good communication skills and highly developed IT skills. You will also need some previous experience of dealing with exam processes to support the Director of Learning and Teaching.

Applicants should be able to prioritise their own workload, be accurate under pressure with a keen eye for detail, which is essential particularly for the exam process, and maintain a professional manner when dealing with sensitive and confidential issues. Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills are essential, as is the ability to work independently and as part of a team. You should also have experience of organising meetings and minute taking.

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