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Temporary Administration Staff - University Temp Pool

Various departments
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
8.24, plus holiday pay
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Role Description

Would you like to join our team of temporary administration staff working at the University of York?

  • Do you enjoy Administration work?
  • Are you an experienced secretary/PA?
  • Can you deliver excellent customer service?
  • Can you supply a professional reception service?
  • Can you input data accurately?

The Temp Pool supplies administrative staff to University departments on a short-term basis to cover staff absence, vacancies or unusually high volumes of work. We are now actively recruiting new members to join the Temp Pool. The assignments are on a casual short-term basis for up to a maximum of 12 weeks and are available on a full-time or part-time basis as required.

Key Requirements
We require temps who have experience in busy office environments in large complex environments with excellent IT skills and a flexible and proactive attitude. Experience of working in a university/educational setting would be highly desirable.

We can offer interesting and varied assignments in a pleasant working environment, a competitive hourly rate of £8.24, plus holiday pay and flexible working patterns.

Contact the Temp Pool Co-ordinator Julie Shann at or on 01904 32 4892 for more information.

PLEASE NOTE: Applicants are called to registration as and when there is an operational need for additional members of the Temp Pool. There may be an extended period between your being invited to attend a registration session and being offered work within the University.

The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community  – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

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