As part of a wider change within the University of York, which includes the development of a new strategy, there has been agreement to have a strong, positive articulation around the role of faculties and to enhance this relationship by providing support for Academic Departments. Strengthened Faculty teams will enable a more flexible and agile provision of professional support cover for Departments as their needs vary through time. Therefore, the Faculty of Sciences; the Faculty of Arts and Humanities and the Faculty of Social Sciences are looking for six Faculty Support Officers to join the faculty teams. You will provide a professional administrative service, carrying out a range of duties in order to facilitate the smooth running of the Faculty.
Role holders will be expected to support a diverse range of administration tasks across the faculty and support the delivery of projects at both department and faculty level. As such, they must be able to plan and prioritise a varied workload. The role holders will be required to work independently and be pro-active and flexible, liaising with Deputy Heads of Faculty and Heads of Professional service teams depending on the nature of the project being supported. You will provide high-level administrative support to a number of projects across the Faculty. You will be required to support academic departments on process reviews, and provide cover for academic teams when required, enabling a continuous and reliable service.
You will be the first point of contact, internally and externally, for projects within the Faculty including, where appropriate, servicing a range of meetings; ensuring efficient governance and timely action monitoring. You will also have the opportunity to be involved in a range of internal and externally facing events and activities.
Interview date: 22 September 2022
For informal enquiries: Please contact Becky Bleaden firstname.lastname@example.org
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