Job last updated on 4 November 2022

Administrative Assistant Maternity Cover (1st Dec 2022 – 1st Sep 2023)

University of Dundee



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Summary of Job Purpose and Principal Duties

As the Administrative Assistant (Postgraduate) you will provide a sound level of clerical and administrative support to the office. You will have a commitment to service delivery and an ability to interact positively with people at all levels in a dynamic academic environment. You will possess excellent written and verbal communication skills.

You will have experience of working in a busy office environment and will be proficient in the use of Microsoft Office/Windows.

Role Purpose

• To offer administrative and clerical expertise to provide an outstanding level of support for the delivery of fit for purpose postgraduate programmes.

Summary of Skills, Experience and Qualifications

  • GCE/GCSE/O/Standard Grades
Work Experience
  • Providing clerical and administrative support to taught programmes
  • Working in a School based environment where the academic cycle for students is understood
  • Working in a fast paced and dynamic environment
Personal Qualities & Abilities
  • Outstanding communication skills
  • Patience required for supporting international students
  • Excellent forward planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work on own initiative to problem solve
  • Customer focussed and service orientated person
Technical Skills/Knowledge
  • Operational experience of Microsoft Office package, particularly Word and Excel
  • HNC/HND in a relevant subject
Technical Skills/Knowledge
  • Working knowledge of SITS, MyDundee, ARMI, OneUniversity

College / School / Directorate Information

If you require any further information, please do not hesitate to contact Steven Barclay - The diversity of our staff and students helps to make the University of Dundee a UK university of choice for undergraduate, postgraduate and distance learning. Family friendly policies, staff networks for BME, Disabled and LGBT staff, membership of Athena SWAN, the ECU Race Equality Charter and Stonewall as well a full range of disability services, create an enjoyable and inclusive place to work.

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