Executive Assistant

Based at Park Campus

22.2 hours per week, 0.6FTE

Fixed term contract for one year maternity cover

We are looking to recruit a new Executive Assistant to join our friendly, supportive team of personal assistants in the Executive Office at the University. The team is based at Park Campus, Cheltenham. This is an excellent opportunity to work in the heart of the University, supporting the executive in delivering the institution’s ambitious strategic plan.

Specifically, you will provide professional support to the University Secretary and Registrar, Dr Matthew Andrews, and excellent customer focused administrative services to the executive more generally.

In this role you will confidently manage a diverse daily workload, engaging with both internal and external senior colleagues.

In addition to a varied set of ad hoc projects, your main responsibilities will include a variety of organisational, governance and administrative tasks: diary scheduling, travel arrangements, booking meetings, organising events, setting agendas, taking minutes and updating relevant records.

You will consistently demonstrate a professional attitude to all aspects of work, adopting a ‘can-do’ approach to ensure the success of the team as a whole, as we support online working, an almost paperless office environment and our ambition to provide a highly efficient service.

The successful candidate will have proven Executive PA/Administrative experience and the ability to use a range of information and communication approaches, including Word, Excel, Outlook (email and diaries), PowerPoint and PDF software (e.g. PDF Docs/Adobe Acrobat), have the knowledge and skills to use digital tools effectively and experience of editing website pages

Closing Date:   Sunday 5th December 2021

Interview Date:    Tuesday 14th December 2021

This is a University of Gloucestershire Professional Services (UoGPSL) position. UoGPSL is a wholly owned subsidiary of the University of Gloucestershire. Further information about UoGPSL can be found by following this link

Successful applicants with current, continuous membership of the Local Government Pension Scheme (LGPS) or the Universities Superannuation Scheme (USS) will be eligible to continue membership of the scheme and will be employed by the University of Gloucestershire.

The University understands the benefits of recruiting a diverse range of people and we select the best possible on merit alone.  We welcome applications from under-represented sections of the community.

We are proud to be a Disability Confident Leader, guaranteeing to offer an interview to anyone who meets the definition of disability set out in the Equality Act 2010 and who meets all of the essential criteria contained within the person specification.

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