Office Manager

Job Details:

Professional Services

Department of Student & Academic Administration

Office Manager

Salary: £32,348 – £36,386 per annum

Post number: ZZ007356

Date published: 07 November 2022

Closing date: 05 December 2022

Interview date: 15 December 2022

The University of Portsmouth is an ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework and ranked in the top 150 in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

It’s an exciting time to join the University as we deliver against our 2030 Vision and 2025 Strategy and look to become the UK’s top modern university and one of the top 100 young universities in the world.

Portsmouth is a bustling and diverse city with a strong maritime tradition and an equally strong sense of place and community. As a place to live, Portsmouth offers a stimulating environment that is perfect for career and lifestyle.

The Department of Student & Academic Administration (DSAA) is one of the largest central services at the University of Portsmouth and is core to its success. The department is responsible for a diverse and wide-ranging set of critical administrative responsibilities and services across the institution, and these include: student and course management systems, timetabling, admissions, student and programme administration, academic administration, graduation, external returns and data standards, UKVI student compliance, academic standards, quality management, and partnerships.

This is an exciting time to be joining the DSAA, and the Academic Registrar & Director is seeking a high quality candidate to manage the Department Office. The post holder will line-manage the Academic Registrar & Director’s Personal Assistant, and with them will deliver quality administration for the Department as well as providing coordination of projects where appropriate.

The successful candidate will have a high degree of professionalism, good communication and interpersonal skills and the ability to work independently as well as part of a team. They will have a high level of attention to detail. In addition, they will be expected to participate in tasks and events associated with the student life cycle and department administration. Knowledge of working in a Higher Education environment is desirable and previous experience of working in a busy office environment is essential.

The University is an exciting and exhilarating place to work and study that is well placed to respond to future opportunities. Further information about us and our benefits can be found in the preceding links. If you share our ambitions and values, then we hope that you will apply to join us.

The University of Portsmouth believes this role may be eligible for sponsorship with UKVI under the Skilled Worker Route visa. Please familiarise yourself with the requirements set out before applying for this role. If you cannot meet the requirements for sponsorship, you will need to confirm details of an alternative visa to work in the UK when applying for this role.

Anonymous shortlisting will be carried out for this role as part of our commitment to equality and diversity, ensuring a fair and consistent approach to recruitment. Personal details will not be disclosed to the shortlisting panel. If you’ve been asked to upload further documents, they should not contain identifying information.

We kindly ask that candidates not send CVs or cover letters, as these will not be considered.

We are strongly dedicated to embedding equality, diversity and inclusion (EDI) within our community. As an Athena SWAN and Race Equality Charter award holder, a member of Stonewall and a Disability Confident Employer we are passionate about creating a welcoming and inclusive environment, regardless of your background. We welcome applications from all talented people. In addition, we want our workforce to be representative of our diverse student population. Please see our EDI Framework and objectives.

To find out more about the University of Portsmouth and this role, click on apply and apply online.

It is the policy of the University only to accept applications submitted using the University’s application form.

All applications for this position will be processed and conducted in compliance with UK legislation relevant at that time.

Job Category: Others
Job Type: Full Time Onsite Permanent
Job Location: Portmouth

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