School Operations Officer

University of Leeds

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Are you an enthusiastic, highly motivated individual with excellent administrative, communication and organisational skills? Do you have experience of working in a busy office environment in an administrative role? Can you make a positive contribution to our team?

As part of the School’s Operations Team, you will play a vital role in providing support across a range of general School administration activities.

The School of Education has around fifty academic and professional services colleagues and about one thousand undergraduate and postgraduate students. Our work includes a broad range of aspects of education including language (particularly Teaching English to Speakers of Other Languages (TESOL)), digital education, teacher education (in partnership with Red Kite Multi-Academy Trust) and childhood studies, as well as deaf education, special educational needs, inclusion and youth. There are four research centres in the School working on various projects in digital education, language education, curriculum, pedagogy and policy, and inclusion, childhood and youth.   

The School has increased numbers of postgraduate students this year, so this new position is intended to help with administrative tasks as these arise, providing support to academic and professional services colleagues. 

Working as part of a small team you will have effective communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work to an elevated level of accuracy together with drive, enthusiasm and a proactive approach are essential requirements for the role. You should also have excellent organisational skills and the ability to manage your own workload to set deadlines. Experience of Microsoft Office or equivalent IT Software is essential.

You will have a proactive focus with the ability to handle a busy workload efficiently and professionally. You should be able to demonstrate excellent communication and be able to establish effective working relationships, dealing diplomatically with a wide range of people and maintaining confidentiality. You will also provide support on school projects and initiatives, as directed by the Head of School and School Manager. 

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Sarah Foster, School Manager

Email: [email protected]     

Location:  Leeds – Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Social Sciences
School/Institute:  School of Education
Category:  Administrative and Clerical Support
Grade 5

£25,742 to £29,605
per annum
Working Time:  100%
Post Type: 

Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (Until the 30th November 2024)
Release Date:  Friday 17 November 2023
Closing Date:  Sunday 03 December 2023
Reference:  ESLED1125
Downloads:  Candidate Brief

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