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Centre for Health Economics
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Centre for Health Economics

We are inviting applications for a full-time Administrator to join our support staff team at the Centre for Health Economics (CHE), a research department at the University of York. 


You will play a vital role in supporting the department’s various research and administrative activities and responsibilities by being a proactive member of its friendly and professional support staff team. This is an interesting and varied post with a range of tasks that help to maintain the effective and efficient running of the department, including: organising and minuting meetings, booking travel and accommodation, preparing documentation, assisting with conference and short course organisation, dealing with enquiries, processing invoices and orders, and updating the department's web pages. 

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • Your education will include 5 GCSE passes at Grade C or above (including Maths and English), or an equivalent educational qualification or relevant experience; and qualified to OCR (RSA) Level 3 or equivalent administrative qualifications or experience.
  • You will have excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (eg, Word, Excel and PowerPoint) and Google applications (eg, Gmail, Drive and Calendar).
  • You will have thorough knowledge and experience of the administrative procedures and processes in a busy office environment within a large complex organisation, and possess excellent literacy, numeracy, organisational and IT skills for providing first-rate administrative support.
  • You will have the ability to service meetings, prepare agendas, and take and transcribe minutes.
  • You will be competent in diary management and have the ability to organise meetings, visits, events, short courses and conferences.
  • You will have the ability to liaise confidently with a wide range of internal and external contacts at all levels, communicating effectively both in writing and verbally. 
  • You will have the opportunity to work proactively using your own initiative, and work effectively both on your own and as part of a team, supporting others in many and varied tasks, producing work to a high standard and specific deadlines.

Informal enquiries: Vanessa King ( and John Galloway (

This post is available on a fixed term basis for 2 years.

For further information and to apply on-line, please click on the ‘Apply’ button above.

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