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Administrative Assistant

Job Reference : SRF21998
Location : Whiteknights Reading UK
Closing Date : 16/02/2018
Live Date : 09/01/2018
Salary : £19,305 - £23,557 per annum pro rata
Employment Type : AAS-Clerical
School / Function : School of Politics Economics & International Relations
Department : Politics & International Relations
Hours Per week : 14 hours
Contract Duration : Part-time, Fixed-term

We need an experienced administrator to support the Leverhulme Trust Doctoral Scholarships Programme. The post holder will also be responsible for organising conferences and workshops held by the School relating to Climate Change.

You will have:

  • Good organisational and communication skills
  • Experience in a similar or related-role
  • Good problem-solving skills and the ability to work independently and use initiative
  • Excellent interpersonal and customer service skills
  • Ability to handle a wide a varied workload

Candidates with experience of working in the higher education sector and of organising events such as workshops and conferences would be at an advantage.

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Programme Director

Contact role:

Executive Administration Manager

Contact name:

Catriona McKinnon

Contact name:

Imogen Jakubek

Contact phone:

0118 378 8502

Contact phone:

0118 378 7361

Contact email:

Contact email:

Interview date: 1st March 2018

The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, is a Stonewall Diversity and Global Diversity Champion, and supports the principles of the Race Equality Charter and Athena SWAN.  Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-EEA candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that this role is not recognised as a graduate level job by UK Visas and Immigration and the Tier 2 sponsorship route is not available for non-graduate level occupations. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.


This position is now closed. We are no longer accepting applications for this position.

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