Department Coordinator

Salary:  Starting from £20,781, rising to £24,057 pro rata (Actual salary range £8,312 to £9,622 for 14.6 hours per week)

We are looking for an enthusiastic, motivated individual to provide administrative support based in one of our lively and busy Departments. This varied and interesting post will involve close liaison with the staff within the Department, Faculty based teams, Central Professional Services, external organisations and members of the public.

The key tasks will be providing administrative support for a number of varied Departmental activities including support for senior members of the academic staff, servicing departmental committees and support for other departmental/Faculty events.

Educated to a minimum of A level or with an equivalent qualification, you will have previous experience of working in a busy office environment where excellent communication skills are essential. You will be an experienced user of Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, Access, PowerPoint) and will be willing to acquire further IT skills. You will also have proven experience of committee work and experience of working as part of a team member in a confidential setting.

Previous experience within the HE sector and knowledge of University Regulations and QA procedures is desirable. Skills in the use of University specific software (Moodle, SAMIS, Agresso and Business Objects) will be an added advantage.

This post is being offered on a part time basis of 14.6 hours per week (0.4FTE), to be worked on a Thu and Fri each week

Learn more about our Faculty and its Departments here:

For an informal discussion, please contact the Director of Administration, Amanda Harper (01225) 386422 (e-mail:

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