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Executive Support Administrator
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF34396

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 17/01/2021

Job live date: 05/01/2021

Salary: £20,130 to £21,814 pro rata per annum

Employment type: AAS-Clerical

Department: School of Mathematical Physical & Computational Sciences

Division: Mathematics & Statistics

Hours per week: 25.20 hours

Employment Basis/Type: Part-time, Permenant

We are seeking an exceptional individual to provide high quality, professional administrative executive support to senior academics, their groups and PhD students within the Department of Mathematics & Statistics, part of the School of Mathematical, Physical and Computational Sciences.  You will be part of a large, friendly team, however the ability to work independently, proactively seeking support and solutions when needed, will be essential to this role.

You will have:

  • Excellent communication skills
  • Excellent organisational and time management skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Confidentiality
  • Ability to provide a high standard of customer service
  • Good numeracy skills
  • Experience of taking notes at meetings
  • Ability to balance competing priorities and meet set deadlines
  • Ability to work collaboratively with others to achieve team goals
  • Familiarity with on-line processes, web-based systems and with standard office systems and procedures
  • Experience of using web-based content management systems
  • Experience in supporting the organisation of events and training

Interviews will be held on 28 January 2021

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Executive Support Officer

Contact name:

Ms Ruth Harris

Contact phone:

01183788022 or 07775664206

Contact email:

Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. However, non-UK candidates who do not already have permission to work in the UK should note that by reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship will not be possible under the Skilled Worker Route. There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

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.


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