Job offer in england Administrative Assistant (Learning and Development) at University of Exeter

Based at our Streatham Campus, this part-time (18.5 hours per week) post is available from 1st October 2018 in People Services and Global Partnerships on a permanent basis.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities. We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students.

About the role

We have a great opportunity for an enthusiastic, motivated candidate with excellent administrative skills to join our dedicated People Development team. The team has ambitious plans and you will make a significant contribution to the delivery of a range of high quality, professional development activities. 

Working closely with the rest of the team, you will understand the importance of strong attention to detail, delivering excellent customer service and using organisational skills to prioritise your work and manage a busy workload.

About you

You will have an understanding of the role of learning and development, the ambition to build on knowledge and the confidence to liaise with people at all levels. Accustomed to dealing with customers, you will understand the importance of being approachable and of excellent interpersonal skills.

You will have a strong team ethos and work with us to identify ways to continuously improve our service and provide additional value to the Colleges and Services we support.

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click here.

The University offers some fantastic benefits including 39 days leave per year, options for flexible working, numerous discounts at leading retailers, onsite gym, cycle to work scheme, sector leading policies around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy; and a stunning campus environment in the heart of Exeter. If you are not currently in Exeter please have a look at our website for some further information on what a beautiful part of the country we are based in.

For further information, please contact Hannah Moore, Learning and Development Administrator (01392 722725 or or Kathryn Coombes, Team Leader (People Development) (01392 725022 or

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer and an Athena Swan accredited institution. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce


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