University of Southampton

University of Southampton

Senior Administrative Officer

Senior Administrative Officer Taught Programme Administration

Location: Highfield Campus Salary: £29,605 to £33,966 Per annum Full Time Permanent Closing Date: Wednesday 29 May 2024 Interview Date: To be confirmed Reference: 2713124BT

We have an immediate and exciting opportunity to be part of our Student Administration and Academic Affairs (SAAA) division in the Student Experience Directorate. The role will work specifically in the Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences Taught Programme Administration Team.

This is a fantastic opportunity to join SAAA as we seek to achieve our ambition to provide a best-in-class student experience aligned to our new University strategy. We offer a competitive benefits package that includes a contributory pension scheme, a generous holiday allowance and a range of other benefits.

The successful applicant will be highly organised with excellent customer service skills, experience of supervising would be advantageous. They must be enthusiastic and adept at learning new skills. They will have the confidence to deliver fresh ideas to improve our service to colleagues and students. They will enjoy working at pace, with a deadline sensitive workload, and be comfortable with complexity and uncertainty. Proven problem-solving skills are highly desirable along with effective team working, communication and interpersonal skills.

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment that attracts, supports and retains the best students and staff from diverse backgrounds and experiences from across the world. We are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work.

We welcome applicants that value diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity.

If you have any questions related to this vacancy please feel free to contact Olivia Yarney, [email protected].

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  • As a university we aim to create an environment where everyone can thrive and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We believe that we can only truly meet our objectives if we are reflective of society, so we are passionate about creating a working environment in which you are free to bring your whole self to work. With a generous holiday allowance as well as additional university closure days we are committed to supporting our staff and students and open to a flexible working approach.

    Apply by 11.59pm GMT on the closing date. For assistance contact Recruitment on +44(0)2380 592750 or [email protected] quoting the job number.

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    Title

    Senior Administrative Officer

    Employer

    University of Southampton

    Location

    United Kingdom

    Published

    May 09, 2024

    Application deadline

    May 29, 2024

    Job type

    Administration/Managerment

    Field

    Agricultural Science,Chemistry,Business and Economics,Geosciences,Physics,Social Science

    About the employer

    One of the top research universities in the U.K., the University of Southampton is best-known for its innovative learning system. The university is a founding member of the Russell Group of research-intensive universities. Originating from Hartley Institution in 1862, Southampton got the university status in 1952.
    The University of Southampton offers undergraduate, postgraduate and foundation year courses in various disciplines. The different departments of the university include the Faculty of Arts and Humanities, Faculty of Engineering and Physical Sciences, Faculty of Environmental and Life Sciences, Faculty of Medicine and the Faculty of Social Sciences. Apart from the core subjects, Southampton also offers some exclusive areas of study including audiology, acoustical engineering, archaeology, criminology, optoelectronics, and gerontology.

    The university has seven campuses; amongst them, five are in Southampton itself and the other two are in Winchester and Malaysia, respectively. Highfields is the main campus of the University of Southampton. Notably, Southampton is a vibrant city with enormous opportunities. All the seven campuses of the University of Southampton boast of world-class infrastructure. The campuses maintain the most optimized environs for advanced learning. There are hi-tech laboratories, art studios, and libraries on the campuses. The university comprises highly-experienced faculty members who are from the academia as well as respective industries. Further, Southampton maintains collaborations with the leading universities and institutions across the world for student exchange and study-abroad programs.

    The University of Southampton is dedicated to research-oriented education. It has partnered with other universities, government bodies and industries to conduct integrated research and innovation programs. The university is also funded by businesses for commercial research and development. Southampton conducts skill development programs for students catering to the demands of industries. The adaptability and aptitude for evolving technologies are cultivated amongst the students to help them grow as future leaders. Further, the university has a placement cell and maintains tie-ups with industries for the placements of students.

    The University of Southampton features holistic environments for the overall development of the students. Apart from best-in-class academic modules, the university offers ample opportunities to maintain physical fitness and mental well-being. There are sports courts, swimming pools, gymnasiums and cafeterias on the campuses. Further, regular fitness classes, sports meets, cross-disciplinary activities, competitions, cultural events, and fests are organized at the university. The University of Southampton also engages in various social and environmental awareness campaigns. Moreover, students get the opportunity to participate in community development initiatives. The university has the mission to build a better world with innovative minds.

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