Executive Officer to the Vice-Chancellor

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Harper Adams University


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Vice Chancellor
Location:  Newport, Shropshire TF10 8NB

£33,966 to £37,099
per annum
The point of entry will be dependent upon relevant qualifications and experience
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Closing Date: 
23.59 hours GMT on Sunday 14 January 2024
Reference:  KS-1333

Are you ready for a unique opportunity to get involved at the heart of Harper Adams University, contributing to its success and impact on higher education? We are seeking a highly skilled and motivated individual to fill the role of Executive Officer for the Vice-Chancellor.

As Executive Officer for the Vice Chancellor, you will play a pivotal role in managing a dynamic and busy office, engaging with internal and external stakeholders at a range of levels. This role requires a candidate with exceptional organisational skills, autonomy, and the ability to balance competing priorities. 

In this role, you will be expected to:

Provide comprehensive executive support to the Vice-Chancellor, including diary management, overseeing communication, and coordinating events;

Support the wider Executive Office, promoting an inclusive and collaborative working culture between assistants supporting direct reports to the Vice-Chancellor;

Collaborate with the Executive Assistant to the Chief Operating Officer to ensure seamless operations between the two offices.

Candidates for this role will have:

Proven experience in executive support or a related role;

Strong teamwork and collaboration skills;

Excellent organisation and time management abilities;

Outstanding communication and interpersonal skills. 

Apply now and be part of shaping the future of Harper Adams University!

If you have any queries or questions, or for an informal discussion please contact the Vice-Chancellor, Professor Sloan, by email only on [email protected] 

Application Procedure:

All applications should be completed and submitted using the Harper Adams e-Recruitment programme at http://jobs.harper-adams.ac.uk To be completed no later than midnight on 14 January 2024.

Please note that interviews will take place w/c 22 January 2024.

Should you require any adjustments to complete your application for this role then please contact Annabel Porter, Governance Manager on [email protected] 

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