Service Administrator (Global Engagement)

University of Northampton

Job Type

Full Time Permanent


£25,138 – £29,605 per annum


Waterside Campus

About the Job

Interview Date: 5 October 2023

The University of Northampton is seeking a highly organised and detail-orientated individual to join the Global Engagement department as a Service Administrator, providing administrative support to the Director and wider department.

This is a crucial post in ensuring the smooth and efficient operation of various administrative functions within the directorate.

We want you to be able to carry out your work in a way that best supports UON and our students, but also you as an individual. We understand this may vary between different areas of the university as well as from one person to another. With Smarter Working you can work with increased flexibility, if you would like to, which can facilitate greater freedom and autonomy.

About You 

You will have previous experience in an administrative or support role, preferably in higher education or a similar environment, and have a customer-orientated mindset with a friendly and professional demeanour. You must also have the ability to work collaboratively, while also being able to work independently and your organisational skills must be excellent.




  • A professional qualification in a related discipline.


The Service Administrator for Global Engagement will support the newly created Global Engagement directorate, working closely with the international recruitment, international relations, international student support, global advancement and academic partnerships teams.

We have a committed team who deliver exceptional, sector leading services, which in turn support, facilitate and improve the student and staff experience, Transforming Lives and Inspiring Change.

About Us

Come to the University of Northampton and you will see that we do things a bit differently.

We are one of the youngest universities in the UK but we are already leading the way in adding value to society, which we call social impact. We have won multiple awards for our work in this area, among others, but what matters the most to us is ensuring that our students and graduates have the opportunity to make their mark on the world too. That’s why we were the first university in the UK to be named as a Changemaker Campus in 2012.

We want to break the mould of what Higher Education can be. This has led us to build a whole new University from the ground up that is designed to reflect the way that students actually learn rather than the way they are expected to learn. Waterside Campus opened in September 2018.

Our commitment to transforming lives and inspiring change is at the heart of all that we do.

Right to Work

All candidates will be asked to provide proof of eligibility to work in the UK at interview. Due to the requirements laid out by UK Visas and Immigration regarding Right to Work in the UK, the University can only accept applications from individuals who currently have a status allowing them to work in the UK for this position. Due to this criteria we regret that we are unable to offer sponsorship at this time. 


We welcome applications from underrepresented groups.

The University of Northampton is committed to providing a vibrant, ethical and sustainable work, study and living environment that values equality, diversity and inclusion.

This commitment, along with our legal and moral obligations, provides an inclusive environment for staff, students and the public who may be affected by our activities.

Together @ UON confirms our commitment to equality and inclusion, underpinned by our belief in taking action. We are dedicated to creating an environment that celebrates equality and harnesses the power of diversity.

Together @ UON demonstrates our pledge to our staff, students and partners to nurture and develop an environment where equality and inclusion can thrive whilst we Transform Lives and Inspire Change.

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