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School Administrator

Surrey Business School

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £23,754 to £25,217 per annum
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Wednesday 29 July 2020
Closing Date:  Thursday 27 August 2020
Interview Date:  Wednesday 16 September 2020
Reference:  030520

The University of Surrey is a global University with a world-class research profile and an enterprising spirit. Inventive and forward-thinking, its heritage shows a recurring theme of doing things differently, and achieving notable results. The University of Surrey is currently ranked 4th in the 2016 Guardian League tables, increasing its 6th place position last year. In the same rankings Surrey Business School’s Accounting and Finance programmes were ranked 12th in the UK and its Management programmes 2nd.

Surrey Business School is currently seeking a pro-active, self-motivated and highly organised administrator to support the office administrative officer and Surrey Business School staff. This exciting opportunity will suit a professional, enthusiastic and well-motivated administrator with the ability to work individually and as part of an effective team.

We are looking for a highly organised, proactive individual with excellent interpersonal and customer service skills. The post holder will need to demonstrate strong communication skills and a confident style to develop positive working relationships with individuals and departments within the University.

The successful candidate will be able to multi task and manage a varied work load ranging from day to day administrative and office management tasks to helping deliver a busy programme of events and engagement activities. Occasional evening, early morning and weekend work will be required to support some events.

You will be interested in higher education and the work of Surrey Business School and able to develop relationships and manage communication with a wide range of internal and external audiences. You should possess good IT skills, including MS Office and be willing to learn the different University IT systems.

In addition to your salary you will receive a generous annual leave entitlement and excellent development opportunities. Benefits package includes generous salary package, award-winning pension scheme, child care assistance and discounted membership to our world-renown Surrey Sports Park.

For any informal enquiries please contact Donna Shanks on

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