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Executive Support Administrator
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34165

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 26/11/2020

Job live date: 17/11/2020

Salary: £20,130 - £22,417 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: School of Politics Economics & International Relations

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 18

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

We are seeking interest from individuals who are able to provide high quality, professional administrative support to the School of Politics, Economics and International Relations team. The role is focused on administrative and support tasks with a key focus on delivering excellent levels of service and support to the School.  

The successful candidate will be required to demonstrate they have a good understanding of relevant systems and processes. We are seeking interest from candidates who can help support the enhancement of the services provided, through the development of new processes and the implementation of service improvements. The School is particularly interested in candidates with experience in events management, website editing and social media management.

You will have:

  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Ability to ensure effective liaison and communication with a range of stakeholders
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent IT skills with a range of IT packages and systems (incl. Microsoft Office)
  • Ability to provide a high standard of customer service
  • Ability to maintain administrative and where necessary, financial records
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team goals

Closing date: 26/11/2020

Interview date: 14/12/2020

Informal contact details

Alternative informal contact details

Contact role:

Executive Administration Manager

Contact role:

Head of School

Contact name:

Nicola Sandford

Contact name:

Uma Kambhampati

Contact phone:

0118 378 7361

Contact phone:


Contact email:

Contact email:

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 Immigrationand 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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