School Administrator

York St John University

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Department: Student & Academic Administration
Location: York

£23,149 to £24,144
per annum
Closing Date: Sunday 04 June 2023 at midnight
Interview Date:
Wednesday 14 June 2023
Reference: 126-23

Full-time, permanent

Location: York  

Salary: £23,149 to £24,144 per annum

Situated in the heart of the vibrant, historic City of York, York St John University has a long and proud tradition as a distinguished education provider, with 2016 marking our 175th anniversary. Our success is founded on the quality of academic teaching and research, our thriving campus environment, our professional and pastoral services, and our values of an inclusive, innovative and ambitious community with a strong sense of belonging.

The Team 

Our School Administration Unit (SAU) provides a professional administrative service to students and academic staff across our Academic Schools. Our ethos is to hold the student experience at the heart of everything we do, and we strive to provide a quality of service at all times.

The Role   

We are seeking to appoint an experienced, proactive and highly self-motivated Administrator.  

On a day-to-day basis you will act as a point of contact for staff and students, delivering a variety of administrative activities associated with academic programme delivery. These activities include arranging and minuting meetings, processing student assignment extensions and booking trips and travel.  

You will also take a proactive approach to handling student enquiries, signposting students to School staff or other departments where necessary. Our Administrators are allocated specific areas of the university to work with and will be expected to take the lead supporting specific programmes. This provides a great opportunity to build effective relationships with colleagues. 

Required skills and experience 

You will have experience of working within an office environment and have an excellent standard of computer literacy with standard software (Microsoft word, excel, Outlook etc.)   A professional approach, ability to multi-task and willingness to work as effectively and efficiently as possible to provide a high-quality service are essential. You will be a team player and have the ability to communicate at all levels.  

Additional Information

 For any informal enquiries please contact Lindsey Kelly on [email protected]

If you require a reasonable adjustment in order to apply for this position please contact [email protected].  Within the application form there is an opportunity for you to request a reasonable adjustment at the interview stage of the process, however if you wish to discuss this in further detail at any point  in the process please do not hesitate to contact us.

We offer a wide range of employee benefits including – 

– Excellent annual leave entitlement, including five discretionary university closure days over the Christmas period

– Pension scheme

– Health Cash Plan after six months service

– Employee Assistance Programme

– Relocation expenses package for certain roles

– Visa loan scheme

Read more about our culture, working arrangements and benefits for York St John employees here.    

We offer a range of family friendly and inclusive policies and facilities to support staff from different backgrounds. As part of our commitment to providing an inclusive working environment, consideration is given to all requests for job share or flexible working arrangements. 

Please note that CVs are not accepted in place of the application form.

Closing Date –
Sunday 04 June 2023 at midnight

Provisional Interview Date –
Wednesday 14 June 2023

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