School Administration Assistant

University of Aberdeen

The School of Natural and Computing Sciences is committed to developing and delivering the highest level of teaching and research. An opportunity has arisen for a full time School Administration Assistant in the School of Natural and Computing Sciences. This post is key in delivering a quality service to both staff and students.


Natural & Computing Sciences


NCS School Administration

Staff Category


Duration of Post


An experienced individual is required to provide administrative support to the undergraduate and postgraduate teaching activities across the School, and is responsible for assisting the School Administration Manager, Senior School Administrators, Head of School, Programme and Course Coordinators/tutors in the effective and efficient running of these areas within the School.

The work is varied and interesting and will involve a great deal of contact with the student body, staff and external organisations.  We are seeking a proactive and highly organised individual who will provide front line support for the academic staff and students and be expected to have excellent administration skills with experience in MS Office applications, first-rate communication skills, the ability to prioritise workloads, work independently and as part of a team in a very busy but friendly office. You will also be expected to demonstrate attention to detail, to work proactively and to be flexible and adaptable.  You should possess relevant experience in an administrative role, ideally with knowledge and experience of higher education administration.

The School is proud to have been awarded the Athena SWAN Bronze Award for equality and diversity.

Salary will be at the appropriate point on Grade 3, £22,681 – £25,138 with placement according to qualifications and experience. 

Informal enquiries should be made to Julie Timms, School Administration Manager, e-mail:  [email protected]

This post does not meet the minimum requirements for visa sponsorship under the Skilled Worker Route. We are therefore unable to consider applicants for this post that require sponsorship to work in the UK

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Job Reference Number:  NCS214S 

The closing date for the receipt of applications is 20 September 2023 

The School of Natural and Computing Sciences embraces a diverse working environment and recognises the many benefits this can bring.  Applications from individuals from across all of the equality protected characteristics are encouraged.

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