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Administrator (Executive Support)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF31864

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 28/02/2020

Job live date: 05/02/2020

Salary: £20,130 - £24,461 per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: Library

Division: Administration

Hours per week: 36

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

We are seeking to appoint a well-organised, reliable and adaptable person to join our small but busy office team. The role is focused on administrative and support tasks with a key focus on delivering excellent levels of service and support to the Library.  

You will have:
•    A good general education to GCSE standard or equivalent, including English and Maths
•    Good written and oral communication skills
•    Excellent IT skills with a range of IT packages and systems (incl. Microsoft Office)
•    Excellent organisational and time management skills
•    Experience of working in a busy office environment within an administrative role
•    Accuracy and attention to detail

Interview date: TBC

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Library Office & Operations Supervisor

Contact name:

Rachel Kirkhope

Contact email:


The Library offers a friendly and dynamic working environment and is an accredited Investor in People, strongly committed to continuing professional development and staff training. The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation.  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.


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