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PA to the PVC for Research

Vice Chancellor's Department
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
20,989 - 24,285 Per year
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Role Description

We are seeking an excellent PA and administrator to join the Vice-Chancellor’s Department, supporting the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and the Dean of the York Graduate Research School (YGRS).

You will balance the demands of a busy diary with conflicting commitments; build good relationships across departments; arrange and service meetings; draft and prepare documentation and organise travel, accommodation and events.

You will need to have good interpersonal and organisational skills as well as excellent IT skills. Key to this role is the ability to juggle competing demands, ensuring the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and the Dean of YGRS’ priorities are reflected in their diaries, managing large email inboxes to deal with correspondence quickly and accurately, and supporting the Pro-Vice-Chancellor for Research and the Dean of YGRS on small projects.

Salary will be within the range £20,989 - £24,285 per annum.

Closing date: 29 July 2018

For further information and to apply on-line, please visit our website:  Alternatively, contact HR Services on +44 (0)1904 324835.

To find out more about the role, please contact Becky Christou, Interim Vice-Chancellor’s Executive Officer at or 01904 323697.

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