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Assistant Administrator

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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18,688 - 22,017 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Education is seeking to appoint a highly motivated and efficient Assistant Administrator to provide support across a range of the Department’s activities, with a particular emphasis on the administration of PGCE admissions and support for the Department’s research degree programmes. The role also involves an element of cover for the Department of Education reception.

The post holder will be a key member of the administrative team and will be required to establish good working relationships with academic and administrative staff within the Department and external partners with whom they will work closely. In addition to staff within the Department, the role will involve contact and communication with external partners such as partner schools, School Direct Managers, mentors, Subject Knowledge Enhancement (SKE) course providers, UCAS TT and the Department for Education (DfE).

You will have a good general education including 5 GCSE passes at Grade C or above, equivalent qualifications or experience. An ability to effectively organise and prioritise your own work and follow procedures as well as the ability to communicate/interact with a range of internal and external contacts is essential. The ideal candidate will have an enthusiastic and proactive approach and will be able to work independently as well as part of a team within a friendly environment. Knowledge and a good understanding of admissions processes in Higher Education and evidence of sustained effective communication with a variety of stakeholders is desirable.

Candidates may contact Jayne McCullagh with any informal enquiries (Email: /  Tel: 01904 32 3455).

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