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University Receptionist

Directorate of Estates & Campus Services
Based at
University of York - any University site
Hours of work
Contract status
Open or fixed-term (see job details)
17,898 - 21,220 a year
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Role Description

Within The University of York’ Reception Services, we are looking for individuals who possess excellent communication skills and have the ability to deliver effective front desk customer services to students, staff and visitors over our large campus.

The five key competencies of the role are:

  • To provide a welcoming reception to the University
  • To provide advice, directions and information
  • To provide reception services supporting the day to day business activities
  • To provide a first point of contact for medical, social and well-being related issues
  • To carry out administrative activities appropriate to the role.

For our Open ended post the hours of work are full time.  Working shifts will be between the hours 06:00 – 00:00   but will predominately be for 8 hours per day, 06:50 – 15:00 / 14:50– 23:00 or 10:00 – 18:10.

For the Fixed term post the hours of work are full time but worked in patterns of 12 hours, predominately 07:00 – 19:00 or 19:00 – 07:00.

Both posts cover 7 days a week, working days will be allocated by roster and will fluctuate week by week.

For any informal queries regarding this post please contact either Steve Waud; or James Kennedy;

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