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Postgraduate and IPUP Administrator

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University of York - Heslington Campus
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21,414 - 24,771 reduced pro-rata for part-time working
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Role Description

The University of York seeks to appoint a part-time Postgraduate and IPUP Administrator to join the administrative team in the Department of History on the Heslington West campus. The post is available from May 2019.

The role holder provides administrative support to the taught MA degrees (including interdisciplinary taught MA programmes), the MA by Research and the MPhil/PhD programmes. The role also involves administrative work for the Institute for the Public Understanding of the Past (IPUP), which includes working with the Director of IPUP to arrange internship opportunities for students, as well as organising events to facilitate public engagement.

You should be educated to at least GCSE level (or equivalent) to include qualifications in Mathematics and English and be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office (to include Word, Excel and Access). Experience of working in a student-related role in the Higher Education sector is essential, as are excellent communication skills to liaise with a range of people both internal and external to the University. You should have excellent organisational skills and the ability to work to a high degree of accuracy. Knowledge and experience of creating and maintaining web pages would be welcomed but is not essential as training will be provided.

Salary will be within the range of £21,414 to £24,771 per annum (reduced pro-rata for part-time working), at a level that is commensurate with the abilities and experience of the successful candidate.

The post is 30 hours per week (approximately 81% of full-time), with the hours spread over either four or five days each week.

Closing date: midnight on 28 March 2019.

The Department is committed to equality and diversity and strives to ensure the working and learning environment is welcoming, fair, and inclusive for staff and students alike - somewhere everyone can fulfil their potential. This is reflected in staff and student recruitment, and in departmental posts, career development, and promotion. The Department has been awarded a Bronze Athena Swan award

The Department is open to considering applications for flexible working.

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