Personal Assistant/Departmental Secretary

University of Leicester

About the role

We are looking for a talented and motivated individual to join our small, friendly professional services, administration team supporting the Department of Respiratory Sciences.

The post holder will provide secretarial and administrative support for the Head of Department and deputy, as well as senior management and other academics where appropriate. For a detailed over view of the roles and responsibilities, please see the job summary form accompanying this advert.

About you

You will have previous experience of working in a comparable role and setting. With excellent written, oral and interpersonal skills you will have a professional approach to work. The ability to work independently (with appropriate guidance and supervision) and as part of the team is required. You will have good time management skills and be highly organised, as you will be liaising with lots of different people and co-ordinating a large variety of activities at once. A willingness to learn and adapt to new processes while constantly looking for opportunities to improve the service we deliver is essential.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Dr Hannah Brewin on [email protected] . 

The University of Leicester has been changing the world, and changing people’s lives, for 100 years. When you join us, you’ll become part of a community of Citizens of Change , which includes not only our staff and our current students but also thousands of Leicester graduates around the world.
As a diverse and forward-thinking employer, we embed the principles of equality, diversity and inclusion into everything we do. That includes not just our core missions of teaching and research, but also our support for staff, students and our local community through our values of Inspiring, Impactful and Inclusive.
We’re committed to the wellbeing of all our staff and to the sustainability of our environment, on our campus and beyond. We offer a competitive salary package, excellent pension scheme and a generous annual leave allowance, along with opportunities to develop your career in a supportive and collaborative environment.

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