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Admissions and Events Administrator

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University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Fixed term
20,624 - 23,879 a year, reduced pro-rata for part time hours
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Role Description

The University of York seeks to appoint an Admissions and Events Administrator to join the Department of History on the Heslington West campus. The post is available from mid-February 2017 for one year, in the first instance.

You will be responsible for organising the annual admissions processes for all students, both undergraduate and postgraduate; pro-actively providing support to student recruitment and employability activities; arranging and promoting Departmental events and conferences, and other administrative tasks. You will be required to liaise with a range of people, both internal and external to the University, particularly with prospective students.

You should have at least five GCSE passes, including English and Maths, or equivalent qualifications/experience and be highly proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (to include Word, Excel and Access). Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written, are essential, as is experience of student-related administrative processes within the Higher Education sector. For all aspects of the role, you are expected to take a proactive approach, developing ways to support the Department’s activities in these areas.

The position is part-time (22.2 hours per week), with the hours spread over a minimum of 4 days a week. There will be the need to occasionally vary working days to cover events and activities scheduled outside normal working days and office hours.

Salary will be within the range of £20,624 - £23,879 per annum (reduced pro-rata).


Closing date: midnight on 8 December 2016

Interviews will be held on Thursday 5 January 2017

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button below.

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