Lancaster University

Lancaster University

PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global (Digital, International, Sustainability)

United Kingdom

Closing in 8 days

PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global (Digital, International,

Sustainability)

Vice-Chancellor's Office Location: Bailrigg Salary: £25,138 to £28,759 (Full time, indefinite) Closing Date: Friday 01 March 2024 Interview Date: Wednesday 13 March 2024 Reference: 0002-24

We are actively seeking to diversify the profile of the Vice-Chancellor's Office and would encourage applicants from people from diversity groups.

An opportunity has arisen for the position of PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor, Digital, Global and Sustainability within the Vice-Chancellor's Office. The role is a PA role with an emphasis on the organisation of travel to support the PVC Global, whose international travel is frequent and complex. In a fast- moving and dynamic working environment you will be responsible for providing the highest level of executive support. Working closely with the University executive team is a superb way to build experience if your career aspirations include leadership roles.

You will work closely with the executive team based within the Vice- Chancellor's Office and will help to develop and maintain administrative and support systems to the highest standard. You must be able to operate in a highly professional manner and will be required to form and maintain a wide range of professional relationships both across the university and with external stakeholders. You should be able to multi-task and will have exceptional organisational, communication and prioritisation skills.

Informal enquiries can be addressed to James Fuller [email protected] Vice-Chancellor's Executive Support Officer.

Closing Date - 1st March 2024

Interview Date -Provisionally 13th March 2024

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    Find out what it's like to work at Lancaster University, including information on our wide range of employee benefits, support networks and our policies and facilities for a family-friendly workplace.

    The University recognises and celebrates good employment practice undertaken to address all inequality in higher education.

    We warmly welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of their age, religion, gender identity or expression, race, disability or sexual orientation, and are committed to promoting diversity, and equality of opportunity.

    Job details

    Title

    PA to the Pro-Vice-Chancellor Global (Digital, International, Sustainability)

    Employer

    Lancaster University

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    February 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    March 01, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Education,Political Science,Social Science

    About the employer

    Established in 1964 by the Royal Charter, Lancaster University is amongst the leading research-intensive universities in the UK. It is among the only 6 collegiate universities in the country and has collaborations with NHS, GCHQ, LEP, CEH, EA, Sunway University, and UFLA, Brazil. Initially, the university was based at St. Leonard's Gate. The campus was moved to Bailrigg in South Lancaster in 1968. The university formerly had four colleges namely Cartmel, County, Lonsdale, and Bowland. Grizedale, Fylde, Furness, Pendle, and Graduate colleges were set up after 1990. Currently, it has 9 colleges that offer a total of 18 research programs.

    The Lancaster University campus occupies a beautiful 560-acre parkland site at Bailrigg, just three miles from Lancaster city center. The Bailrigg campus is home to Lancaster Arts, bringing together our own theatre, art gallery, and concert series. The Nuffield Theatre is one of the largest professional studio theatres in Europe. It hosts public performances of theatre, contemporary dance and live art from some of the best-known and respected companies from the UK and abroad. Each of the 9 colleges has its private residence blocks, administration staff, halls, bars, and Wi-Fi enabled common areas. There are two banks, a bakery, an ice-cream parlor, general stores and supermarkets, a beauty salon, and a post office on the university campus. Lancaster also has Chaplaincy Centre which houses prayer rooms with facilities for different faiths such as Christian, Buddhist, Hindu, Jewish, Islam, and Baha'i. Lancaster University provides university bus services making it convenient for the students and employees to commute. Further, the M6 motorway is only a five minutes' drive from the campus. It takes 10 minutes to drive to the West Coast Main Line that connects the city to London, Scotland, and Manchester.

    The academic structure of the university consists of undergraduate degree programs, postgraduate courses, research, and doctoral level programs. The acclaimed staff of the university guides the students into international level research centered on humanities, business subjects, natural sciences, modern languages, social sciences, and technology. Presently, the university has over 13,000 full-time students enrolled for first and higher degrees. There are 3,027 employees on the university campus including 1,323 faculty members.

    Lancaster University has over 148,000 alumni in more than 180 countries. The university has a notable list of alumni who have gained recognition in their respective disciplines. Emily Fleeshman is a Hollywood actress, famous for her role of Nikki in popular TV show Still Open All Hours. Also, she is the founder of an acting school named ‘The Actors' Lab’ based in Salford. Satnam Rana is a news presenter on BBC. Some other noble laureates of the university are Roger Ashton-Griffiths (actor), Andrew Brooke Miller (Novelist), Catherine Jane Smith (a member of British Labour Party), Lucy Jane Briers (actor), Andy Serkis (actor and director), Bruce Sewell (former counsel of Apple).

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