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University of York - Heslington Campus
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20,989 - 24,285
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Role Description

The Department of Biology is looking to appoint an Administrator as part of the Departmental Management Team (DMT) Hub. The DMT Hub is a professional first point of contact providing administrative support to members of the DMT and colleagues from the wider Department.

If you are seeking a varied administration role then this positon may be for you.  The range of work undertaken by the DMT Hub includes:

  • HoD PA support
  • Human Resource administration
  • Administrative support to DMT members
  • Administrative support to senior academic staff members
  • Administrative support for allocated “satellite units”
  • Support to alumni and PR events for the Department (that do not fall within student and academic services)
  • Social media support on behalf of the whole Department (in collaboration with the Student Engagement Manager)
  • Office duties (such as, but not limited to, organising travel, accommodation, stationery ordering, photocopier maintenance, catering, recycling)
  • Provide cover for other areas if there is a staffing shortfall (i.e. student support, infrastructure, research groups)
  • Administration of Department Committees
  • Research seminar administration

You will be professional and highly organised, with experience of working as an administrator in a large organisation, be competent with busy diary management and be willing to support the other DMT Hub members and other areas of the Department.  You’ll be happy to work flexibly in order to be part of an inclusive, diverse and friendly team.  You will be handling a large volume of highly sensitive information, so knowledge of the Data Protection Act and experience of working with confidential information/data is essential.

The role is on an Open contract and salary will be in the range £20,989 - £24,285 a year. The post is full-time (37 hours a week) however part time hours may be available for the right candidate and flexi-time is in operation in the department.

Informal enquiries are welcomed and should be made to Angela Lipscomb, Administration Manager – E: T: 01904 328757.  Alternatively, you can email

Vacancy Reference: 6835

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