Job offer in london Divisional Administrator at City, University of London



Background

City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location.

City attracts around 19,500 students (35% at postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The Division of Nursing in the School of Health Sciences is one of London’s longest-established providers of health care education and delivers high quality undergraduate and postgraduate degrees. It has a strong core of experienced academics who lead and participate in a broad programme of world-leading and internationally excellent research in mental health, acute and critical care, long term conditions, child health and care of the older person. The Division works in partnership with service users and carers alongside health and social care experts and providers to develop and deliver education and research which shapes future nurse leaders.

In the Complete University Guide 2019, the School is ranked first in London for Nursing and Radiography (Medical Technology) programmes; the Nursing Division is ranked first in London and 17th in the UK; and Radiography is ranked first in London and 16th in the UK. For student satisfaction, the School is ranked second nationally for Radiography; fourth nationally for Optometry; sixth nationally for Speech and Language Science; and tenth nationally for Nursing.

Responsibilities

The Divisional Administrator will provide high level administrative support to the Divisional Lead and staff within the Division to ensure the efficient and effective running of the Division, as well as to be a central communication point for contacts from across the School and beyond. The post holder will be responsible for line-management of a Divisional Assistant and is expected to represent the Division in a professional, efficient and courteous manner at all times.

Person Specification

The successful applicant will be educated to A-Level or equivalent and have administrative experience. Experience of working within Higher Education is desirable. Excellent knowledge of IT packages such as Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook will be essential, as will high level interpersonal communication skills and an ability to undertake varied administrative tasks.

Additional Information

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

The role is available from 1st October 2018 or earlier by negotiation.

Closing date: 23:59 on 10th September 2018

Interviews are scheduled for 20th September 2018.

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity.

Academic excellence for business and the professions.

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