Administration Assistant

University of Leicester

About the role

You will work as part of a team to support course administration in our School of Healthcare, assisting students from first enquiry through to graduation, as well as contributing and providing support to the general operations of the School. This is a great opportunity for someone with general administrative experience, looking to develop a career in student administration.

A key part of your role will be handling mailbox enquiries from staff and students, answering their queries in a responsive and helpful manner. You will also be involved in the processing of coursework submissions, feedback and marks entry, maintaining student records, supporting with organising and delivering student events and any other tasks needed to ensure an excellent experience for our students.

About you

We are looking for a candidate with existing administrative experience in a busy environment. You will have strong organisational, record keeping and clerical skills, working with accuracy and attention to detail, with experience in data entry and record-keeping. Great communication skills are essential, with the ability to give and receive information effectively using a variety of methods to communicate with a wide range of university staff, students and agents. Most importantly, you have a passion for providing a first class service to our students, and are committed to exceeding expectations in a fast paced environment.

Additional information

Informal enquiries are welcome and should be made to Deb Martin 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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